Yuna spent most of her life waiting. In school, she sat at her desk, trying and failing to listen to her teacher but instead listening to the sound of the clock as it ticked away on the wall, signalling that her time of freedom was inching closer and closer. It wasn’t that she didn’t like … Continue reading Waiting
There is a certain feeling behind opening a door. It’s a feeling of release, as the pressure between the two spaces equalizes. It’s a feeling of resistance, too, as you fight against that pressure in the moment before it gives way, and as you fight the workings of the door itself, which, perhaps, is not … Continue reading Unlimited
Calman’s Bandwood, known colloquially as the Coin Tree, is a species of tree grown exclusively in the country of Ansland. That second name, by which the vast majority of people know it, comes from the fact that its wood is used to mint money in Ansland and in its neighboring countries. Calman’s Bandwood is a … Continue reading Calman’s Bandwood
Due to my work schedule, there will be no story post today.
“Our final question of the day comes from a Commonwoman who wished to keep her identity anonymous.” Lauta inhaled. She had already been watching the viewscreen intently, but now her ears turned toward it, and her nostrils flared subconsciously as the entirety of her being focused on the words of Speaker Dauren. On the screen, … Continue reading Taudanon’s Disorder
Sometimes I wonder, if you believe something strongly enough, what’s the difference between that and reality? From this comes another, related question: If enough people — say, 100% of people — become convinced of the truth of something that was once untrue, does it then become true? I guess you probably think I’m talking about … Continue reading The Truth
He knew, even back when the first vestiges of his plan had begun to form in his head, that his students would not approve of his actions this night. Even Evran, whose willingness to push the boundaries of acceptability had led Colomb to end his apprenticeship, would have found his actions questionable. Normal people would … Continue reading Abandon