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Brothers of the Watch: Part 18

Link to Chapter Index Devon yawned as he walked down the main stairway. Although ‘main stairway’ was, perhaps, too grand a term. It was as narrow and creaking as the so-called ‘servant’s staircase’ in the kitchen. Emma smiled from her … Continue reading

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Brothers of the Watch: Part 17

Link to Chapter Index Brock glanced at Shane from across the dinner table. “Did you get all your stuff?” “Uncle Shane brought me his other regimentals!” Alice beamed. Cane rolled his eyes at his sister. “You’re wearing them, Allie. We … Continue reading

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Tarot Tuesday: Strength

The Rider-Waite-Smith deck calls this card Strength. Older decks sometimes name it Fortitude, linking it more firmly to the four cardinal virtues: Fortitude (or Courage), Justice, Temperance and Prudence. Three of these virtues (counting Strength) show up in the Major … Continue reading

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Brothers of the Watch, Part 15

Link to Chapter Index “You well enough, Shane?” Shane glanced at Brock, considering the question. They’d been walking in silence back down Pike. It was a mostly residential street, shaded by young maples. It tended to be quiet, as it … Continue reading

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Tarot Tuesday: Six of Pentacles

There’s something ugly about this card. Look at the way the merchant measures out precisely how much he should give to two people reduced to begging on their knees. Yes, it’s a good thing to share with those in need—no … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: Lost Weekend

I had four days off this past weekend. Four days!  And no particular responsibilities. That should equal lots of writing, right? Nope. I think I wrote a grand total of about 400 words–and that’s counting this post. So what happened? … Continue reading

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Brothers of the Watch: Part 14

Content Warning: This blog generally contains non-explicit adult content. I think this chapter still falls under that heading, but there are potentially triggery references to past violence and rape. Link to Chapter Index Will Talon. For the better part of … Continue reading

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