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Black Lotus, Part 18

The smothering darkness drew back to reveal the Black Lotus sitting by his side, still naked except for the soulwatchers wrapped around her head. Her wild, knotted jumble of hair stuck out from the leather bindings every which way. “Forty-seven … Continue reading

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Black Lotus, Part 17

They didn’t have long to bask in the memory of shags past, or to worry overly much about their potential distant relative status. “I will kill you now,” Lotus said, unwinding herself from Çrom’s body and rising to pad away … Continue reading

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Black Lotus, Part 16

Çrom and Lotus fornicated in near-silence, with what Çrom considered to be acceptable – perhaps even greater-than-average – athleticism on his part. Still, it was clear from the start that he was outmatched and probably destined to be a disappointment. … Continue reading

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Black Lotus, Part 15

“Some might argue that the best response to such a curse, rather than breaking it, would be to spend eternity thwarting the dread Ghåålus and His minions at every opportunity,” Lotus said, rather than getting to the point. “Continue the … Continue reading

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Black Lotus, Part 14

It was getting late – or perhaps by this stage it was early. “Enough of my sad and uninspired story,” Lotus said. “To death. We are not here for my whims, but your needs.” “Alright,” Çrom said. “So, what are … Continue reading

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Interlude: Mortal Engines (a review)

I watched this movie over the Christmas break last year. Since it’s now appearing in “worst movies of 2018” lists, I figured I should step up and offer my defence of what was really a very enjoyable movie. Okay, so … Continue reading

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Black Lotus, Part 13

“Most people who deal in death came to it out of some form of tragedy or another, even if that tragedy is simple absence of distinction,” the Black Lotus said. “I regret to say I am no exception. Indeed, my … Continue reading

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