Part One

An apprentice is given a grim reward for his naivety.

0030 – Gareth: Captivity, Part 10

Gareth put the finishing touches on the pathetically bound cover sheet of O FIN’ST’R OUV’R N PUK’HI. His tired eyes...

0029 – Stem & Grazer: Idyll, Part 12

The noise from the bushes froze Stem and Grazer in their tracks. Grazer’s usual calm and relaxed expression froze, his...

0028 – Girl: A Window That Opens On Command, By Gareth

Once upon a time, there was a girl. She was in very grave danger, and had to get a window...

0027 – Gareth: Captivity, Part 9

Gareth had bathed and eaten with the grim efficiency known only to those who really, really have better things to...

0026 – Stem & Cap: Idyll, Part 11

“Open.” Stem said it again, more authoritatively. Once again, nothing happened. “I can’t open anything, stupid.” Cap remarked from inside...

0025 – Gareth: Captivity, Part 8

Gareth stared into the mirror. What stared back was an unshaven, sickly, haunted figure. He couldn’t even bear to make...

0024 – Stem & Cap: Idyll, Part 10

At last, the Hunt Festival was upon the village of Dark Hollow.   Stem had done her level best to...

0023 – Stem & Cap: Idyll, Part 9

The gathering hut of the elders of Dark Hollow consisted of a single circular room. It was orientated around a...

0022 – Stem & Cap: Idyll, Part 8

Stem had looked pale all morning, which was quite the achievement because her skin was already pretty much as pallid...

0021 – Stem & Cap: Idyll, Part 7

Stem’s small body hit the dusty floorboards of the dark armoury. Behind her, the window still sat open. How she...