Tag Archives: alternate history

9: Alternative Facts: Beyond the Wall

“But one man’s golem once grew so tall, and he heedlessly let him keep on growing so long that he could no longer reach his forehead.” — Jakob Grimm, Zeitung für Einsiedler (“Journal for Hermits”) I was a Llang. I … Continue reading

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8: Alternative Facts: Sacrifice

“She had told her few friends who persisted in visiting her despite their brusque reception, that she had received a message from the spirit world warning her that all would be well so long as the sound of hammers did … Continue reading

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7: Alternative Facts: Our Secret

“For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind…” — Hosea 8:7 You’ve met with the Elders of the Hidden Festive. They have given you your orders as an Eagle-Eye, a Specular, in the Interface, doing the … Continue reading

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6: Alternative Facts: View From the Badlands

“Yet we toiled and stopped the blight, prevented the subsidence, making our foundations good. Our excavations gradually uncovering the future, archeology staged in reverse, we were the Builders of Tomorrow.” — Alan Moore, Miracleman Book Three: Olympus We fled cycles … Continue reading

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5: Alternative Facts: The Cycle

“The revolution will not be televised …” — Gil Scott-Heron The Disunity began the lightning rod. And now it continues to the benefit of the State. We lead the Tripartite of the Repolitik, the Three Parties of Amarak, for a … Continue reading

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Alternative Facts

I’m doing this all out of order. This is an examination that should have happened either before I wrote my stories, or after when I had — or could still have — more of them. It is fairly clear that … Continue reading

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4: Alternative Facts: We Are the Grass

He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind … — Proverbs 11:29 You’ve finally found us. Or, rather, we’ve found you. Don’t worry. You’re not in any trouble. It is good, however, to know that the Markers on … Continue reading

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