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The Battle

October 12, 2010

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This story is Part 25 of the Fire and Water series. It follows A Song for Sulinor, Part 2. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index page. * * * A Nurain ship hit the ground near Peldanir, twisted into pieces by a Sylph. It burst into flames, sending shrapnel in all directions. […]

A Song for Sulinor, Part Two

October 4, 2010

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This story is Part 24 of the series Fire and Water. It follows A Song for Sulinor, Part One. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. * * * The chants began in the south, and Findol recognized stories of Vael he had never known. He heard Varala’s voice among those of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]