Monthly Archives: September 2010

Amnar Serial: 48. It Got In

Icaan stepped back from the door to the Guardian Defender’s chambers. His gazed was fixed upon Arist, and that twisted smile upon her face. “I’d better be going,” he said. He could feel it now, all around him. So thick … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 47. He’ll Need An Ice Bag On That Later

At the base of a statue of Talija, somewhere in the upper reaches of the Nas Ashca, Yaxha huddled in the dark. The shadows had spread without warning through many of the corridors of the Higher Complex, and she had … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 46. Like Poisoned Water

The banqueting hall was still packed, the large double doors still closed, when Arandes pulled Maali through the private door and up to the table. The gathering there had, like the rest of the hall, been locked in an intense … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 45. We Have To Stop This, Right Now

Maali stalked back to her room, surprised at the strength of her own reaction. Her hand shook as she pushed through the door and slammed it behind her. The soft, vulnerable opening in her chest rent by the execution had … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 44. Isha Will Be Watching Her

Maali had been an island of quiet amid a sea of noise for most of the evening. Daar had gone to bed, her supper taken to her room, and the room had filled to overflowing. Not just the Order of … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 43. Even Worse

Walking at Talija’s side, Yaxha pondered the silence of the Lower Complex as they traversed its lengthy galleries. The focus was now the banqueting hall, where a celebration of epic proportions was now in full swing. Not the kind of … Continue reading

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Friday Flash: Gavin III: The Undiscovered Gavin

This is the aptly named third in a series of flash stories about Gavin, who is inching closer to fame in his own right. To start at the beginning, read Gavin, then proceed to Gavin II: The Search for Gavin. … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 42. The Inheritance Is To Go Ahead

Icaan’s own journey through the maze of the Higher Complex had been a rough one. He had been trying to find Dai Inaar, having been charged with the task of informing him of the latest developments by Alix. According to … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 41. If They Proceed, We’ll Be Unstoppable

The endless corridors of the Higher Complex are a perfect hiding place. Labyrinthine channels echoing with footsteps and voices whose owners were never revealed, they were populated not by the living but by statues, either carved into the walls themselves … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 40. This Is What I Have Minions For

Alix sat at his desk, his hands folded together, pressed to his mouth. He was not by nature a nervous man; anxiety is not common amongst the exceptionally ancient. Most things come around again and again, and after the third … Continue reading

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