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War is Noël / Finding Them, Part 7

Wherein Shit Gets Weird, Then Ends “Her name is Ana-Lennox Medianu,” I said, “and her friends called her Lenny, and our friends called her Carl. But considering what their nicknames were, she got off lightly.” “I’m listening,” Carla said. “A … Continue reading

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War is Noël / Finding Them, Part 6

Wherein Shit is Both a Brick and a Creek, Due to Principles of Higher Physics Now, regardless of what I was saying a while back – you know, about the savagely random universe and how ultimately you can either solve the … Continue reading

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War is Noël, Part 5

Wherein Shit Hits the Fan, Or at Least Starts To But it had actually started even before that. Sorry. Before we went travelling the world – and ultimately the universe – looking for more information about the bizarre phenomenon that … Continue reading

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War is Noël, Part 4

Wherein Shit, Specifically This Shit, is Something for Which I am Getting Too Old Well, actually if I’m being honest, it had started before that, too. It started during Creepy’s retirement party. I don’t want to give you the wrong … Continue reading

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War is Noël, Part 3

Wherein Shit Gets Real It had started before that, though. You could say the whole thing started with Carla’s kidnapping. This, in itself, was a bit of a difficult topic for us to tackle. We’d only just returned from an … Continue reading

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War is Noël, Part 2

Wherein Shit Happens It had started with the Yuletide Corporation (Don’t Worry, It’s Just A Name), and the Red-Nosed Differential Engine. We’d never really been left with a choice once it got this far. Creepy loves a conspiracy, as well as … Continue reading

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War is Noël, Part 1

Wherein Shit Seems to Make a Bad Habit of Finding Us It was everything you could imagine and more, a steampunk confection of pipes and water-wheels, turbines and treadmills and rumbling leather conveyor belts. Steam puffed and things on hooks … Continue reading

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Check it Twice

Archibald-Wangarrison-Todhunter-Wensleydale-Finchley III and Chester-Buxley-Fitzsimmons-Wolverwover-deKnobes were escape artists of the highest and most rarefied quality. They made Frank Morris and the Anglin Brothers look like a group of halfwits, and Frederick Mors look well-balanced. This wasn’t because they had found a … Continue reading

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With a Rebel Elf

The first time she saw them, it was in Rovaniemi, Finland. This was fair enough, since it was famously the home of Father Christmas and indeed she had been in the legendary “Santa Claus Village” tourist trap at the time. … Continue reading

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