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Tuesday, 02 August 2022 00:00

A Strange Fairytale (Part 3)

Teri has finally found the help she desperately needs, and Mouser has promised to do all she can to help the lost, little fairy. But even with new friends and the start of a family, it is far from smooth sailing.

A Whateley Academy Tale

 

Triptych
Part 3: Arabesque pour une Garrison Chinoise

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null0trooper

Shadowing an office-bound employee should be child's play for an AI capable of tapping any electronic device the employee touches. Colombine has two weeks to learn the high-stakes game said employee is playing. How Benjamin plans to cash in his chips and who's looking over his shoulder remain a mystery.


Monday, 27 June 2022 12:00

Triptych, Part 2: Count Zero Concerto

A Whateley Academy Tale

Triptych
Part 2: Count Zero in Concerto

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null0trooper

Just before midnight, January 6, 2017,
Elmendorf Air Force Base

"We are on standby for take-off. The seatbelt light is on. Passengers, please return to your seats if you haven't already."

Benjamin was still dead to the world, and if it weren't for his seatbelt, he would have slid out of his seat by now. Colombine amused herself by sabotaging Kota Kobayakawa's attempts to call out on his phone despite security restrictions. The various numbers he'd tried to reach could be extended into a useful exercise in social network analysis. Once they were clear of the air base and Anchorage, she let him try his luck with the extensive cell coverage in the Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.


Monday, 13 June 2022 12:00

Triptych, Part 1: Solo Bransle for A Minor

A Whateley Academy Tale

Triptych
Part 1: Solo Bransle for A Minor

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null0trooper

In which Benjamin Keeling and his personal assistant, Colombine, set off on the journey to his new school. He's traveling in good company and high spirits, even as he dreams of another life.


Tuesday, 29 March 2022 00:00

Making a Noise in the World (Part 3)

Forte's actions have consequences she never expected.

People and plans are in motion,

Choices must be made.

Will she make the right ones?

 

 

 

Tuesday, 15 February 2022 01:00

Making a Noise in the World (Part 2)

Things heat up for our new weapons dealer.

Can she survive what's coming for her?

Tuesday, 25 January 2022 01:00

Making a Noise In The World (Part 1)

What's a seventeen year old devisor supposed to do when she's living all alone in the big city?

 

Sell weapons to the highest bidder of course.

Saturday, 10 April 2021 15:43

Han Cambiado (They've Changed)

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Amusement park silhouette, Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay

"Are you surprised to get this letter? It all seems so long ago..." (Celtas Cortos, "20 de Abril")


Sunday, 28 October 2018 21:26

Judge, Jury, Executioner

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To fledgling Heroes learning their trade, the Twelve Jurors are an example of why one should think twice about hot pursuit when the other side holds a grudge. Bad Guys have bad hair days; who knew? Case closed. No one ever asks about the rest of the story.


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