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Tantur, Part V

When the end came, it came quickly. Spied’jjer stood on the bridge of the Merdokk Industries heavy gunner Balrothrax and argued eloquently and passionately with the High Council Special Overseers unit all the way to the last. The Corporate goons … Continue reading

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Tantur, Part IV

Bortemus Balch – Spied’jjer Merdokk was a Class Four criminal and under no circumstances permitted to set foot on the Pinian Brotherhood’s sovereign flatworld, although he couldn’t have said why since he’d never even conspired to commit a crime here … Continue reading

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Tantur, Part III

“Alright,” Spider Merdokk said, once they’d ordered their food and were once again sitting and staring distrustfully at each other, “where to begin…” “I suspect, despite this theatre, that you have planned all of this out well in advance,” 7 … Continue reading

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Tantur, Part II

Volun Embyri Qiie was waiting for him outside the Nirvan Baths when he eventually descended from the hills. “Pecha … Balch,” the shaggy Fliei said. He spoke Xidh without a translator now, although his accent was still endearingly stilted. All … Continue reading

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Tantur, Part I

“First time in Heaven?” Bortemus Balch turned and glanced at the Vorontessi. Glanced up; he had to angle his head a little, which was still something of a novelty despite the company he’d been keeping lately. Vorontessæ were tall. “Yes,” … Continue reading

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The Spider and the Newcomers, Part XVI

In the absurdly cosmopolitan society of Capital Mind, the unusual is extremely difficult to notice. Gent Strojen, Lord and Master of Strojen’s Foodhole, most popular eatery in the miles-high Burtok-Omn-Strojen Building, was more difficult to shock than most. He had … Continue reading

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The Spider and the Newcomers, Part XV

“You may have found a more primitive buoy,” the swooping grey shape suggested, “before my time as spokesman for the twelve, several administrations oversaw launches and missions to explore above-surface-atmosphere space, with varying degrees of success.” “This was a different … Continue reading

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