Ask the runes --and ask the stars --was this a lost cause from the start?was there ever a chance to win?was there ever a risk of failureless than of starting again?I ask the runes--I count the cost--is there regaining what was lost?was it ever growing there?did the leaves ever spring greenupon the branches in the … Continue reading Ask The Runes /// august 21st, 2021
TW: suicide When she died (cause marked unknown) they flayed the flesh from her white bones and peeled the contours of her face with careful touch and subtle grace - they (the undertakers three) hung it out and steamed it clean the sagging wrinkles ironed out, new scripture stitched into her mouth. “We could have … Continue reading “All Our Love” – Enough Is Enough.
This is an in-character interview with Avery Lavolier from Ghosts in Quicksilver, taking place sometime between Book 2 and Book 3! Preorder Book 2 in paperback over here; wait for the free ebook release on July 15th; or catch up over here. Lights, camera, action; Avery Lavolier appears on the set holding a Bridgehead cup … Continue reading Alkimia Fables: Interview – Avery Lavolier
TW: anti-Arab racism, bullying, violence, mental illness, dissociation, unreality, eye horror (not trauma to eyes) I don’t remember the first fight I was in. Part of that’s because it’s hard to tell the difference between a fight and being pushed around; bullying versus confrontation. But I remember one in particular, because it was one of … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter 2.20: The Forest For The Trees
This is almost unheard of from me, but I wrote this as a 2020 Christmas Eve short pretty much on a whim. This takes place (sort of) in the Alkimia Fables canon, and features characters from Ghosts in Quicksilver, just after the projected end of the book. It's not entirely canon, but close enough. TW: … Continue reading Alkimia Fables: A Little Broken, But Still Good