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The Legend of the 1500, Part 6

Day 107. 81 pages, 36,200 words. To my surprise, although I should probably have expected it, Creepy had rather huffily departed to achieve honour and glory on his own by the time I finished my noodles and had set up … Continue reading

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The Legend of the 1500, Part 5

Day 106. 78 pages, 34,688 words. Really got sod-all written over the weekend. “Look,” I tried one last time, “going where? We know nothing about this adventure. We don’t know what the 1500 was, what it is now, or where … Continue reading

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Torquis in Machina, Part 11

“That’s your horse,” Yoru hissed. “Don’t tell me you can Control Animals,” I shrugged. “Don’t tell me you’re going to make it rescue us,” he went on. I shrugged again, opting in my preoccupation to oblige his requests that I … Continue reading

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Torquis in Machina, Part 10

Sadly, the rules of this sort of spell were quite clear. I had to know where I was going, where to look, and for whom I was looking. And apart from Creepy, there was only one mind in Xix I … Continue reading

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Torquis in Machina, Part 9

“Don’t you think it’s a bit of a coincidence,” Creepy pursued relentlessly, “that the great hero of this land happens to have a name that’s exactly the same as yours?” “Stranger things have happened,” I replied. “Name one.” “Your codpiece.” … Continue reading

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Torquis in Machina, Part 7

“Hold still,” I said, and Laid Hands on Yoru quickly. He rolled his shoulders, tested his jaw gingerly with his fingers, and grunted his thanks. “Creepy-” “Don’t touch me.” “Fine,” I walked across to the cell door, which was ancient … Continue reading

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Torquis in Machina, Part 2

Creepy was waiting for me when I led Torquis out of the stable. “That’s your horse? That’s what you spent the last of our money on? They saw you coming, mate,” he hooted. “Not that I’m at all surprised, considering … Continue reading

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Torquis in Machina, Part 1

I looked doubtfully up at the horse. It looked down at me with a grin that contained far too many teeth to belong to a herbivore. “What’s his name?” I asked. “Torquis.” “Torquis?” I wrinkled my nose in an admittedly … Continue reading

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