Hand of Ananke

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Red Hot Aether, Volume 1 (New Ground), Chapter 3, Issue 4

The young soldier sits, shoulders hunched, head down, looking up at Commander Cade from under his receding, blonde hairline. He was the last to be called in earlier, and he is the only one called in now. He pays no attention to the old doctor. No one ever does, even though he is, in theory, the supreme authority in this facility. It never occurs to him to ask the old man for help, or mercy, or to…

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Zaphyr and Zox, Volume 1 (The Chase) Chapter 4, Issue 1

The pines tower on either side of the gray, stone road. High and intimidating they would blot out the midday sun if not for the fact that not the slightest branch seems to grow over the Forgotten Road. Zaphyr walks that road, taking her turn alongside instead of on the cart, staring up at the massive sentinels guarding it. The trees in the glade seemed huge to her not too long ago, but they were…

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Poetry Month Celebration Day 17

I don’t know why, but we all have a habit of getting into habits. We stick ourselves in a rut and are afraid to leave it. Even me, though maybe not so much as some others: vagabond heart and all that. We do it, though, we deny there is more to us than meets the eye, even while bemoaning the fact that nobody sees more of us than we show. We are weird, and that’s okay. (more…)

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