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Legends say the ancients controlled time, and built a world-encompassing civilization on that technology. Then, earthquakes, tsunamis, and storms hit the world - the whole world - all at once. All long-distance communications went silent. When the survivors climbed out of the rubble, they found they could travel only so far before encountering a mysterious and deadly barrier.

The date now is 1521.02.24, according to the Empire that rules most of the continent. The barriers have fallen, one by one, and the Empire is slowly recovering their ancestors' ability to harness time. A marvelous City of Lights is being built on a high plateau, but strange accidents are destroying the new buildings, waking superstitious cries about angry ghosts and sky demons. Citizen unrest is growing.

To the north, a small band of Empire explorers have found new land, unaware that it is already occupied by a small, isolated population of snow-unicorn riders, working under the midnight sun to store enough food to last through the long winter. Tragedy strikes, bringing loss and grief to both parties. Will the collision of these cultures answer their questions and offer salvation... or doom them both?

Torn World - where time is torn

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An interstitial, science fantasy setting, Torn World offers a unique shared world platform with flavors of science fiction, high fantasy, slipstream, steampunk and alternate realities. You'll never look at unicorns the same way again...

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Geographic Sciencecard: The Scenic North
Geographic Sciencecard: The Scenic North
Ellen Million

Rai with Skycat
Rai with Skycat
Two-Bit Jeremiah

Affavirav in the Distance
Affavirav in the Distance
Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon

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Wee Snowy Watch 5 - In the Dim Pre-Dawn   1520.02.15  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
The fight for the second foal is complicated by the fact that Starflower is ready for the birthing to be over, and by how small and weak the premature foals are.
Posted: 12/09/17      [No comments yet] ~ 1763 words.
 
Wee Snowy Watch 4 - As the Moons Set   1520.02.15  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
At last, a tiny nose is seen, but the foals' lives are still very much in danger!
Posted: 11/29/17      [No comments yet] ~ 2292 words.
 
Wee Snowy Watch 3 - Under the Aurora   1520.02.15  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
The rest of Jrilii's age set arrives, along with Bequash and Elder Ranya, who will supervise the complicated foaling.
Posted: 11/22/17      [No comments yet] ~ 1490 words.
 

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Newest Poetry:
The Birdlands   1275  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Million (Inspiration)
The Empire makes contact with the Roluma and comes face to face with a warbird. (poem)
Posted: 12/12/17      [No comments yet] ~ 166 words.
 
Riding From the Rescue   poem  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Inspiration), Ellen Million (Inspiration)
Fala rides for help.
Posted: 11/30/17      [No comments yet] ~ 400 words.
 
Stinging Like Nettles   1516.03.12  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Million (Inspiration)
Lekeeth is a strange, uncuddly infant.
Posted: 11/27/17      [No comments yet] ~ 638 words.
 

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