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Archive for August 2016

The Storylet Experiment: Part 8

Time, that was the problem. While Oren would probably outlive Lily now, he was barely strong enough to get out of bed. Lily surmised that she had maybe a month at most before she was no better off. So she…

August 10, 2016 No comments

The Storylet Experiment: Part 7

It was her mother and step-father that had kept Lily optimistic for so many years. Her mother had died first, having finally decided to go with voluntary anesthesia after years of dealing with lung rot. She had explained to Lily…

August 10, 2016 No comments

The Storylet Experiment: Part 6

It wasn’t as though Lily had never thought of getting lung rot. No, it was something that was on everyone’s mind starting from childhood, as soon as they were old enough to understand. If one did not die from an…

August 10, 2016 No comments

The Storylet Experiment: Part 5

Once Lily had picked up all of the delicate watch parts, she excused herself to use the washroom. But she walked right past it and out the backdoor, leaning against the stone wall in the alley. The fit came just…

August 8, 2016 No comments

The Storylet Experiment: Part 4

Early one morning a week later, a rare northeastern gale swept up the lucrite smoke from the Energy District of the city and carried it over to the Greenhollow neighborhood. Lily stepped outside to see the heavy charcoal-black flakes drift…

August 7, 2016 No comments

The Storylet Experiment: Part 3

After they ate their supper in silence, Lily tidied up while keeping an ear out for any sounds of distress as Oren bathed. He had one coughing fit so bad that she almost burst through the door with no regard…

August 5, 2016 No comments

The Storylet Experiment: Part 2

After ascending the stairs at a brisk pace, Lily stalked through the open door of her brother’s bedroom. “You skipped yet another meal, didn’t you Oren?” She tried to cross her arms over her chest, remembered she was still holding…

August 4, 2016 No comments

The Storylet Experiment: Part 1

It wasn’t until Lily was merely a block away from home that she realized she was going to be home from work early. She had originally planned to spend some time in the library, but a sense of mindlessness had…

August 3, 2016 3 comments

Blaugust 2016: Time to try a new experiment

It’s the god-why-is-it-so-bloody-hot time of year again which means that it’s time for Blaugust 2016! It almost didn’t happen because it was a lot of work for Belghast last year (I can only imagine all that was involved). But now…

August 2, 2016 No comments

7 Days to Die: There’s a lot of death

So co-op games with Lord Crumb…haven’t talked about those in a long while. Mostly because I haven’t been able to play them or circumstances have gotten in the way. But the two of us are back together like some sort…

August 1, 2016 6 comments