Monthly Archives: July 2016

Crevlock Tower: Chapter Thirty-Nine

Link to Chapter Index Itzel hasn’t changed. That’s my first thought as she strides into Jonac’s quarters, a guard flanking her on either side. She’s still thin, like me. But she doesn’t come off as weak. It’s something about the … Continue reading

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Crevlock Tower: Chapter Thirty-Eight

Link to Chapter Index Xocha. Jonac pronounces it just right, with the sort of ‘ksh’ sound at the beginning that the Tantzi don’t seem able to handle. But why is he so proficient? Because he marched against Rokto-xar once, I … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: Blubber, Blood, Muscle and Bone

I’ve been reading Nathaniel Philbrick’s Why Read Moby Dick? I highly recommend it—but this passage brought me up short: The White Whale is not a symbol. He is as real as you or I. He has a crooked jaw, a … Continue reading

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Crevlock Tower: Chapter Thirty-Seven

Link to Chapter Index Aric and I follow Ruvan and his guards outside the Tower. My master leans on me for assistance at first, but soon stops using me for a crutch. I’m surprised, but pleased with his progress. I … Continue reading

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Crevlock Tower: Chapter Thirty-Six

Link to Chapter Index “You have to eat more than that, Shoch.” I glare at my master. Simple for him to say. He’s sitting on the floor, legs stretched out in front of him, leaning back against the bed. He … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: A Glorious Bramance

I didn’t make the first move. No,  I was way too shy and insular. Don’t get me wrong. I didn’t exist in total isolation. I would post my fan fics on LiveJournal under a pseudonym—back then, it was all White … Continue reading

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Crevlock Tower: Chapter Thirty-Five

Link to Chapter Index “Who? Who are the other priests, Ruv?” My master tightens his grip on my shoulder, but he’s still looking at his brother. “Who are they and why the fuck did Father arrest them?” “Aric, you’re going … Continue reading

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