Monthly Archives: April 2015

Pro Tempore

Dannyn believes the ancients’ Tumun Alsaldhelm is Julia’s visa for her return. And now that she’s seen it, Julia agrees. But first she must build a report and present it to Fliss. Episode 33 PRIORY PROJECT A Sci-fi Fantasy I had … Continue reading

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A Vast Squat Toad

Tumun Alsaldhelm squats on the hillside above what’s now a non-existent stream, like a giant toad guarding its spring. For Dannyn, it’s a magical secret to assure her return. To Julia it’s plain astounding. Episode 32 PRIORY PROJECT A Sci-fi … Continue reading

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Water, Woods, Walks and Well-being

The forecast said ‘Overcast, clearing later. Temp.max.8°.’ But the cloud cover cleared early and by the time we stopped for lunch the early sun coupled with lack of wind had caused a soar in temperature. A most unseasonal 18°. This … Continue reading

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Dannyn To The Rescue

Finally Julia has accepted the truth, and it’s not only that the time-pods’ Destination is a real place, but also that this Destination belongs to another world. But she can’t tell this to Fliss. Fliss would never allow her another … Continue reading

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To Accept and Refuse

Julia finally knows the truth of Murdan. Though she had suspected it, she now is convinced: Dannyn’s cousin, the white-crested shaman, is a psychopath, fixed on killing any—ANY—who trespass, including his own mother. So is it a wonder that, after … Continue reading

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The Kerdolak Stones

A Priory Project Supplement As told by Eblan Head Man Burnisen The North Alsime tell this story to account for the stones found strewn across the land to the west of His Indwelling. (Not the Cloud Stones to the north, you … Continue reading

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Of A Mother’s Murder

Set up for the night at Bisaplan’s Isle, and after a day of several tales, Julia is about to hear the one story that’ll cast her in fear . . . Episode 29 PRIORY PROJECT A Sci-fi Fantasy Frustration. I … Continue reading

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Sisters

Now Julia has met ‘Boy Wonder’ Murdan, though only via the memories of Arskraken, is she impressed? Or is she (more likely) wisely wary? And where is he now? What if he finds her where he oughtn’t? She’d be wisest … Continue reading

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Trapped

Julia is surprised that Dannyn allows her to listen to Arskraken instead of transferring the storyteller’s memories, as he has done before. But as yet Arskraken has only been holding forth on the faults of Murdan. As he begins to … Continue reading

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Dishing Dirt

In 2500 BCE Stonehenge was in the midst of a restructuring programme: five trilithons and the outer sarsen-ring. But not so at Destination. Here, Stonehenge consists of two bluestone arcs: Murdan’s Broken Circles. Another might guess at what’s happened here; … Continue reading

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