Mist swirled around the wrought iron gate, the intricate design inviting it to play. The movement was almost mischievous, disappearing and re-forming like magic. Pauline stared at it, hypnotised. A shiver startled her awake. ‘Staring at fences while you’re freezing. Well done, Pauline.’ With a grunt, she opened the lock, wondering why they’d bothered to … Continue reading Wails of death
Blackie returns from waking the zlurp but ignores Nadec and Wyny. Wyny finally manages to get Nadec talk about her past.
Previously: Nadec recovered from her concussion by being unconscious for a week, helped by the Dragon's White Gas. They need answers from the zlurp, so they set to interrogating him. Read all the previous chapters here. Disclaimer: rough version! This is as raw as it gets, almost fresh from the brain. If you'd like to … Continue reading Nadec Ch 15: flight
Bronson had started work five minutes ago and already regretted his life’s decisions. When you have the choice between going to the beach—baking yourself on the sand—or working a 10-hour shift in front of a grill—baking the burger patties and yourself—you have to be a real idiot to choose the latter. Hello, my name is … Continue reading The Magic Wand
Previously: After saving Pagewyn several times, from xlurps, blurghs, and an exploding couch, Nadec decides to stick with him until he's back in his kingdom, Paralelo. He shows her why he is 'the master of the Squares, defender of the Triangles, chief of all Lines'. A darkness rams Nadec while alone in the woods and she … Continue reading Nadec ch 12: Clothes
It was dark and wet. Bobby lay curled up in excrement, his own and the other’s, huddled against the walls. At least this corner gave a small sense of safety. He had tried sleeping, but hadn’t managed more than a little bit of dozing off. Why was he here? It was all so confusing. When … Continue reading Darkness