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Loner Lane Attacks - Part II
Posted by Dr. Aly Nightfire on December 21, 2017 at 5:20am

After a long night in the lab and a shorter night of sleep, she wakes to a dim morning with the snow still coming down hard and fast. 

She sighs.

Sitting on the settie in front of the bed, she finishes tying up her boots and walks to the stairs. 

Still not quite awake she wanders into the lab and does a double take. 

Instead of a covered body, what is staring back at her is an empty steel table....

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Loners Lane Attacks
Posted by Dr. Aly Nightfire on December 20, 2017 at 8:40pm ...1 replies

With the last of her strength she washes the last scalpel
and drops it onto the  clean towel next
to the wash basin. She lays it down next to the rest of the pristine surgical
tools. Lining them up in parallel, a tiny bit of order in her otherwise chaotic
world .

She turns and looks
at the body on the slab. Breathes in and sighs.

“It was only a matter of time”.

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The Blessing of Ashes
Posted by Njal Edwyn on December 19, 2017 at 8:47pm ...2 replies

“Blessed is he who is stained by the fruit of his labor, for he knows the honesty of his own hands,” the priest intoned before holding out a bowl of still-warm ashes. Njal dipped her fingers into it, up to her knuckles and then pulled them out, giving a delicate flick to shake away any extra soot. She folded her hands together and returned to her kneeler, pressing the folded hands to her forehead in prayer.

It had...

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Christmas Tree Decoration Contest!
Posted by Victor1st Mornington on December 13, 2017 at 3:13pm ...1 replies

A long, long time ago... in a New Babbage far...far... *cough*...

You get the point...

..anyway, Doctor Obolensky used to plant a big huge tree somewhere in the city and invite folks to make decorations for it, and then set it on fire and laugh...i dont know about the fire bit but it suits his modus operandi...

I thought of bringing back this old New Babbage custom. The tree is freshly cut down and smuggled out of Caledon...

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Snow Animal Contest! Yay!
Posted by Avariel Falcon on December 9, 2017 at 11:24am ...7 replies

Jack, Avariel and Unit #6 pondered the letter with one word written on it...

Unit #6 rumbled "But... we... must... still... judge... on... SQUEE...".

The dark unicorn pondered "Its not really the usual soft and fuzzlyness...".

Jack waved his stick! "Incy Wincyness!".



Its time to anounce the animal for the New-Babbage winter snow animal...

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Posted by Rosie Helendale on December 1, 2017 at 1:26pm ...2 replies

Coughs, colds, aches and pains, we have remedies for all kinds of ailments at Helendale Pharmacy.  Chlorodine was prescribed for this gentleman's chesty cough.  A potent mixture of chlorophorm, opium and cannabis, (highly addictive that's why he keeps coming back for more)...