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Perth 2 (whispers of nonsense)

Day 64. 67 pages, 31,738 words. Progress! This one’s a boulder. Anyway, I wasn’t really intending to talk about capitalism or the future of the Hatstand yesterday, that was just by way of an introduction. I was going to talk … Continue reading

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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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I did write 2,000 posts, and I will write 2,000 more

Yes! With this post, I hit the long-awaited 2,000th blog post for Hatboy’s Hatstand. I’ve been holding off until I had something worth posting and I know it’s been a long time coming, but what with a variety of absolutely … Continue reading

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The Impossible Universe

Day 79. 39 pages, 16,044 words. Another busy day, but I was entertained not only by the running commentary of the collapse of Finland’s Parliament (more about that when there’s more to say than I just did, really), but by … Continue reading

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On humans

Day 60. 100 pages, 52,197 words. Today is Helatorstai so I have the day off work, and will hopefully be getting some stuff done. But let’s see, as always. In the meantime, I recently finished this little interlude-chapter for my … Continue reading

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Expanding brain

Day 24. 11 pages, 5,423 words. Slow going, but fun. So much other work to do right now, it’s a bit of a rush. I mean, in the excitement-sense, but also I guess in the … well, rush-sense. I got … Continue reading

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