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Feb
11
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Bookworm Hienrichs
Posted by Emerson Lighthouse on February 11, 2015 at 3:27am

Bookworm Hienrichs shook her head as she listened to the excited urchin who had found her just east of Port Babbage. The first thing that had struck her as she listened to his report of another attack in Clockhaven, was his inappropriate dress. Nothing but a thin sweater and shorts in winter weather. She tried to recall his name. Johnny something?

 If the boy had...

Feb
10
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Momoe
Posted by Emerson Lighthouse on February 10, 2015 at 3:29am

"There we go," said Emerson, folding the newspaper to reveal the daily crossword, as fresh and unmarked as the snow outside. Seated two stools to his right was Momoe. As many of us do this time of year, she held her hands wrapped firmly around a steaming mug of coffee in the hope of drawing some of the winter chill from her fingers. Emerson covetously eyed her mug. "Hey, Momoe, how about getting me a little of that coffee?"

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Feb
9
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An offer you can neither refuse or accept
Posted by Hally Xiang on February 9, 2015 at 11:42am

Hally had no way to judge the passage of time, but she was hungry, tired, and her muscles had both cramped and charliehorsed from hours spent in the box.  It was a relief to hear a female voice concede to let her out.  It was muffled in the box but she was sure she heard the name Omig. She frowned as she recognized the name of the man who she had protested to release.  He was involved with the people responsible for...

Feb
9
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Garnet Psaltery
Posted by Emerson Lighthouse on February 9, 2015 at 3:25am ...1 replies

It was one of those frigid mornings, the sort where each inhalation fills your lungs with a burning crispness that reminds you you are alive.  She pulled her stole a little tighter in defense against the bitter wind—a wind that only intensified as she entered the tunnel leading to the head of Prince Dakkar Boulevard. Garnet Psaltery didn’t mind the cold, so long as one was properly dressed, in fact...

Feb
6
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Confined
Posted by Hally Xiang on February 6, 2015 at 9:25pm


The time after the protests and fires had been unkind to Hally.  She’d found a place to stay and even had a lead on her lost pets, but she had mostly found herself too depressed to really do much beyond drink her problems away until the next morning.  Her talk with that witch Hienrichs hadn’t helped matters either.

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Feb
6
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it's the small things in life
Posted by violet Solano on February 6, 2015 at 1:22am

Omig passed through the warehouse doors, and walked up to the office where his boss looked up at him"and hows dear johnny?'she asked

the wolf pored himself a brandy "enjoyin the novelty of pointing at the back of his hand but other than that,he got the message and will spread it to others"

violet prepared herself another Absinthe and leaned back in her chair as the water trickled into her glass "good no reason not to keep going...