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a fortuitous fall
Posted by violet Solano on May 8, 2015 at 5:50pm ...2 replies

as Mr Eliot sits calmly in his cell playing a rousing game of Chess with himself, he feels the floor start to vibrate, then watches as it buckles and falls away under him,

laughing he follows it down as  the building cascades after him in a rain of shattered bricks.

 some time later he wakes in a pool of noxious sludge in some disused sewer, the bars of his cell bowed over him like a protective hand

" lovely,...

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May 4 - Shifting
Posted by Bookworm Hienrichs on May 8, 2015 at 8:18am ...2 replies

The window in Bookworm Hienrich’s office at Militia headquarters was open to the warm evening, letting in air that was, if not exactly fresh, at least better than the stuffiness that had prevailed inside all through winter and early spring. As she sat at her desk, taking care of a few last reports, Bookworm heard a thread of humming drift in, followed by a familiar voice musing, “So, 40 feet. Let’s see - think I used 40 feet already, so an...

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Who'd kill for a couple of oysters?
Posted by Nyanka Jinx on April 28, 2015 at 4:48pm ...6 replies

"Let's be honest here, neither of us expected that to end well."

Jekyll beathed a heavy sigh as he batted away the cobwebs in front of Cooger and Dark's Chamber of Horrors. He had walked over to the wax museum from the newly rebuilt Clacks Tower, after witnessing the great machine reestablished communications with Owl Harbor. Many others had come to hear how the communication went, among them Victor Mornington, a drunken Erza...

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The turtles are coming
Posted by Maku Ibn-Selat on April 11, 2015 at 8:53pm

Mr. P. examines the mound

"I found a turtle mound today," Mr Pontecorvo said to me. I was a little taken aback, and actually asked if he'd washed his hands between said discovery and shaking mine.

"I wonder if the eggs will be viable?" he added thoughtfully, stroking his chin, "If they are, I'm...

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Works, Progress, Administration
Posted by Buckminster Solo on April 11, 2015 at 5:56am


Standing outside of Shockley Hall--as SIMCo employees worked to disengage the emergency shielding that had encapsulated the institute all winter--Mr/Lord/Dr/Professor Dendrite turned to me, shook his head and muttered, "You idiot."

Forbearance is not Dendrite's forte, nor is subtlety. When he and his team of...

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An Epiphany
Posted by violet Solano on March 31, 2015 at 11:15pm ...2 replies

Violet sat at her desk on the Olympian when she came to a startling realization, "im not making any more money from all of my less than legal activities,than from my legitimate businesses"

the Rabbit Moreau sat staring at her ledgers for a time then stood up "thats it I'm done, EVERYONE GET IN HERE NOW!"

with an almost comical rush, all of her most intimate and ranking people, all but stumbled over each other to get into the...