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Nov
23
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(1) The Genesis of Maxwell
Posted by River Falcon on November 23, 2017 at 2:33am

The flickering glow of a gaslight illuminated the inside of an old watchmaker’s workshop.

First, just one single eye opened. It gave a quick glance across an unfamiliar world. The eye stared up towards an unknown elderly face deep in concentration and, behind this face, there was a mass of random black strokes scribbled upon a far wall. Then the tip of a screwdriver came stealthily down, to the left of the eye, and it began to twist...

Aug
19
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OOC: Trip Time!
Posted by Bookworm Hienrichs on August 19, 2017 at 4:32am

That time of year again! Leaving tomorrow morning, gonna try to catch the eclipse (eastern Wyoming, hopefully?), bum around a couple days (Black Hills? Cody, WY?), then have an extended stay in Yellowstone. See you in September!

Aug
18
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Hurricane Gabrielle
Posted by Gabrielle Riel on August 18, 2017 at 1:20pm ...1 replies

STEAMLANDS UNION TELEGRAM

CALLIDUS WEYDELICH MARIKESH MONDRAGO
DESMOND SHANG CALEDON
FUZZBALL ORTEGA STEELHEAD BAY
KLAUS WULFENBACH EUROPA WULFENBACH
MOSSEVENO TENK NEW BABBAGE
SELENA ANANSI ROSEHAVEN

HURRICANE GABRIELLE APPROACHING ST JOHN LANDFALL DUE FRIDAY AUGUST 18 STORM TO CONTINUE SATURDAY AUGUST 19 AND INTO SUNDAY AUGUST 20 REQUEST ASSISTANCE ADVISE HEAVY CAUTION

GABRIELLE RIEL

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Jun
3
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At the CocoaJava Cafe on Saturday Night in New Babbage...
Posted by Goat Fauve Aeon on June 3, 2017 at 8:56pm ...9 replies

 

On every other Saturday night at 6:30 PM SLT, people gather and take turns with stories over the course of a pleasant hour at the CocoaJava Cafe to see if they can out-drink, out-tell...

May
16
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A tale of fish and wine - Aftermath
Posted by Russell Firecrest on May 16, 2017 at 8:52am ...2 replies

The Albatross flew through the smog, guided towards Port Babbage by the many lights on nearby buildings. She settled into the water and Rowan climbed down to tie off the fore and aft lines. She fumbled with the heavy ropes, a worried expression on her face. After several attempts she secured the ship and walked along the dock towards Cuffs pub, where Scottie Melnik and a red haired woman were waiting.

Scottie smiled and nodded to her...

May
14
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A tale of fish and wine Part 4 (Caution, messy)
Posted by Russell Firecrest on May 14, 2017 at 1:41am ...1 replies

It was a dark, clear night on the Ravila docks. Pinpricks of starlight shone down, reflected by the calm water. The dock was mostly empty, the night fishing boats having already left and the frequency of arriving ships slowing to a dribble.

Captain Firecrest and his Fiancé Rowan sat on the deck of the Albatross, waiting for the planned exchange to take place. They had opened the hold and prepared their cargo to be extracted, the open...