October Brooklyn Pt2October 2000, Brooklyn / PART 2October Brooklyn Pt2 by ~crorke
Sable turned down a sidestreet and entered a small restaurant. Turning around, he looked back through the window to see if he was still being followed.
No one appeared.
"Are you coming in, or out?"
Sable turned back around and pulled back his hood to respond to the proprietor. "Sorry, Haleef... Thought I had a tail."
The owner was standing behind the counter of the restaurant's bar. As he turned around to retrieve a bottle, he asked, "Cops again?"
Sable sat down on one of the stools at the bar. "Better not be. I haven't done anything."
Haleef looked over his shoulder and gave the young man a doubtful loo
October Brooklyn Pt1October 2000, Brooklyn / PART 1October Brooklyn Pt1 by ~crorke
Sable pulled a book from the shelf and thumbed through it absent-mindedly. Occasionally he would look up from the pages and glance down the isle. A few people could be seen beyond, quietly thumbing through their own books while relaxing in soft chairs. They seemed very interested in whatever reading material was before them. They didn't seem very interesting themselves, though... except one.
A young woman, of mixed ethnicity, sat at the far end of the room underneath a tall window. A New York Yankees ball cap hid most of her short black hair, as well as a portion of her profile. It was of little matter to him
Selucian's Journal Pt9Excerpt from the Journal of Selucian, Master Scholar of PairluSelucian's Journal Pt9 by ~crorke
"This, the 3rd day of Brae, and 950th year of Doz-re'alm Ajos (or as the Kenarians refer to as Betus Periodum - 2nd Age)...
We are in a season of renewal here in Pairlu. The gardens around the College of Natural Science, my home, are rapidly approaching their full splendor. The air is humid, but sweet. And society lingers outside longer, sipping Querum and discussing politics... about Balbo's idea of diplomatics with the Kenarians, no doubt. They consider him too cautious - to the point of cowardice, even. But they have hot tempers and little patience. Balbo will do what he
RecoveryFrom the Record of Huntley, Knight of the Order of Arthus.Recovery by ~crorke
(Translated and recorded by Malien Waleran, Scribe at the College of History in Pairlu)
Today my Brothers and I have acquired the body of Essynse. At long last she will receive a proper burial and be laid down into serenity. May the spirit of her beloved husband, Selucian, now finally retire from this land and rest in peace.
I wonder if it is coincidence that this day falls on the 189th anniversary of her tragic death. For this evening will bring the third visit of the Herald of Spring ~ translator's note; the Herald of Spring is a comet which can be seen in the northern hemis