Category Archives: The Book of Pinian

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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Black Lotus, Part 12

“What would you say is the best way to die?” Lotus asked. “The least pain, the shortest duration, the easiest of memories on your return to life?” “Well,” Çrom said, “I know it’ll sound like an unhelpful answer, but none … Continue reading

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Interlude (sort of): Omnicide

My day went to abrupt meltdown-level shit so although I have a part ready to post, I’m going to leave it until tomorrow so I have a chance to unpack and get my head back together again. Instead, I adapted … Continue reading

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Black Lotus, Part 11

“Ah,” the Black Lotus said. “So you concede that, as dire as your eternal punishment is, it is not as bad as it could be.” “That was never a matter for debate,” Çrom protested. “I was made this way by an … Continue reading

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Black Lotus, Part 10

They looped back around to the concept of soul damage. “Is it possible,” the Black Lotus mused, “for you to fall afoul of a practitioner of outlawed soul magics? You said you were unable to soul-journey, but it is also … Continue reading

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Black Lotus, Part 9

“I was contracted to kill another true eternal once,” she told him. “You are aware, of course, of the many different kinds of immortality that may be bestowed upon an organism.” “Sure,” Çrom said easily. “All the various kinds of … Continue reading

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Black Lotus, Part 8

For the overwhelming majority of the history of the urverse, Nnal had been imprisoned like any self-respecting Dark God myth demanded. For brief periods – the Dominions – He had walked free, and these had typically not been happy times … Continue reading

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