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A Song for Sulinor, Part One

September 27, 2010

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This story is Part 23 of the series Fire and Water. It follows Holding the Note. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. * * * The west wind brought a mist with it, a gossamer net sparkling in the late afternoon sunlight. Aurmid saw it first, leaping into the sky with […]

The Great Chocolate Conspiracy, Part 4

September 23, 2010

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Welcome to The Great Chocolate Conspiracy! Chocolate Digestive biscuits have disappeared from the shelves right across the eastern seaboard of the USA, and now the shortage has spread to London. Detective Chief Inspector Sam Adamson and his international team of investigators from the Metropolitan Police’s Confectionery Crimes Unit (CCU) have been tasked to solve the […]

Holding the Note

September 21, 2010

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This story is Part 22 of the series Fire and Water. It follows First Defense. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. * * * The villagers stood just above the strand, whispering together. They wondered what sort of omen this might be, that so many seals lay on the sand, at […]

The Treatise

September 16, 2010

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Everything is a story. The first crying breath I took when I was born, that is a story. I cannot remember it, but those who saw it told me of it when I could understand. And everything that has happened in my life since merely adds to the story. My life began as a story […]

First Defense

September 13, 2010

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This story is Part 21 of the series Fire and Water. It follows Awakening. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. * * * Aubele swam down to the long vent in the sea bed again. She made the journey every day now since she had felt the stirring of the old […]

An Old Friend

September 10, 2010

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So I’m sitting in a coffee shop, nursing my unpronounceable milk and coffee drink. I’m at a table in the corner by the window, where the view is the busy street. Inside the shop, there are people reading newspapers or books, and others staring at laptops. Still others are having quiet conversations. Though the place […]

Awakening

September 7, 2010

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This story is Part 20 in the series Fire and Water. It follows Gathering. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. * * * They sat in a circle around the campfire at the edge of Sulinor’s prison. They could all hear the prison’s shrill hum like a ceaseless ringing in their […]