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Publication: Family Ties and Torn Skies

Our first print (and e!) anthology.



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Lament for an Unlicensed Child (): This is a cautionary Southern poem about the cost of improper procreation.
~ 166 words, Created by: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Posted: 01/17/10  

An Afternoon Made of Stories (1485.09.17): The winter afternoon started out dull, with lessons in repairing tack. That changes when Ivara suggests that they find something fresh to add to the cook-pot. (Supporters Only!)
~ 3241 words, Created by: Jessica Douglas (Illustration), Toni Sturtevant (Inspiration), mikka (Inspiration), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Amelia Margetts (Inspiration), Posted: 03/09/10  

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The Flight of the Rose Butterfly (1493.00.01): Bai and Rai learn to play the harmonichron.
~ 3809 words, Created by: Ellen Million (Illustration), Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Posted: 01/22/11  

The Ties We Twine (1495.01.05): The Elders and raisers of Itrelir seek to establish a new age-set. (Supporters Only!)
~ 4780 words, Created by: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Posted: 07/26/11  

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One-Tick Literature (1495.09.18): Rai and Bai do a writing assignment for class. (Supporters Only!)
~ 1061 words, Created by: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Posted: 07/05/11  

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Invasive (1496.02.27): A young Ressa wrestles with her future.
~ 1917 words, Created by: Ellen Million (Writer), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Illustration), Posted: 10/12/10  

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Fala the Leader (1500.06.08): Fala and her young agemates have an adventure while picking blackberries.
~ 2885 words, Created by: Ellen Million (Editor), Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Posted: 01/03/10  

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Odds and Ends (1503.03.30): Karavai prepares a knitting project with help from his age-mate Ularki.
~ 900 words, Created by: Toni Sturtevant (Patron), Ellen Million (Illustration), Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Amelia Margetts (Inspiration), Posted: 02/22/10  

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Ularki's Blanket (1503.03.31): Short poem about Ularki's blanket
~ 71 words, Created by: Valerie Joanne Higgins (Writer), Posted: 03/22/10  

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The Rats (1503.06.02): Karavai, Tekura, Ularki, and their age-mates face the final phase of their adulthood tests. (Supporters Only!)
~ 2716 words, Created by: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Posted: 05/07/10  

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Spilled (1515.06.08): Areluu's age-set faces their last test...
~ 1738 words, Created by: Ellen Million (Writer), Posted: 07/23/10  

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A Day of Silence (1516.07.03): A typical day for Marai in the infant house.
~ 1255 words, Created by: Lorna (Comtessa) (Patron), Ellen Million (Writer), Amelia Margetts (Inspiration), Posted: 02/25/10  

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Everberries (1516.07.05): Birka goes out on a late autumn harvest with all of her age-mates.
~ 4599 words, Created by: Ellen Million (Illustration), Ellen Million (Writer), Posted: 08/04/11  

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Building Cities (1518.09.02): Jerumal helps his little boys build a city out of blocks.
~ 1231 words, Created by: Ellen Million (Writer), Posted: 04/29/10  

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A High, Strange Home (1519.08.05): Akaalekirth isn't sure she can get used to living high in the treetops and to people whose children wander the branches and platforms casually.
~ 140 words, Created by: Layla Lawlor (Illustration), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Posted: 04/07/11  

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Beads and Memories (1520.02.08): Facing death is just a part of growing up in the North.
~ 9 words, Created by: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Posted: 01/24/10  

To Name a Reason (1520.02.08): Lenaroth and Lenarai discuss the nature of their names.
~ 129 words, Created by: Lorna (Comtessa) (Writer), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Editor), Posted: 02/03/10  

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The Song of the Wind, the Sigh of the Willows (1520.02.08): Fala performs a ranger's duties in caring for the dead.
~ 1154 words, Created by: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Posted: 02/18/10  

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Tokens of Appreciation (1520.02.14): Rai helps a young customer select a gift. (Supporters Only!)
~ 740 words, Created by: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Posted: 02/01/11  

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Alainya's Knitting (1520.02.18): Alainya practises her newly learned knitting.
~ 135 words, Created by: Valerie Joanne Higgins (Writer), Posted: 03/18/10  

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All the People in the World (1520.03.30): Yarleda is starting to study to be an elder, which has led her to take a closer look at some of the hard realities the unicorn riders face.
~ 29 words, Created by: Non-Member Artist (Inspiration), Toni Sturtevant (Patron), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Posted: 01/03/11  

Building a Home (1520.04.08): The Empire's licensing system can lead to some interesting domestic choices.
~ 10 words, Created by: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Ally Loughrin (Patron), Ally Loughrin (Inspiration), Lorna (Comtessa) (Inspiration), Posted: 02/19/10  

Harp of Feathers (1520.04.13): Slunai tradition tells that angry ghosts caused the upheaval. In this story, an old Slunai shaman blesses her scientist granddaughter for a trip and, perhaps, plays matchmaker a little.
~ 25 words, Created by: mikka (Patron), Melissa Nelson (Patron), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Posted: 03/27/10  

These Teeth, Like Stars (1520.04.15): Marai and Valoi go to the Raiser Day celebration in summer.
~ 1859 words, Created by: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Posted: 04/01/10  

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Monster Teeth and Art Glass (1520.04.23): A peek into the life of a "rustic" Duurludirj artist, and her efforts to keep her family together and profitably employed.
~ 1173 words, Created by: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Posted: 06/16/10  

Paper Butterflies: Only Paper (1520.06.01): Bai meets someone new while out 'wearing the white hat.'
~ 1301 words, Created by: Lorna (Comtessa) (Illustration), Ellen Million (Writer), Posted: 01/17/10  

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Paper Butterflies: Paper Trail (1520.06.01): Bai struggles with the idea of unlicensed Amaroin.
~ 2339 words, Created by: Lorna (Comtessa) (Patron), Ellen Million (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Illustration), Posted: 04/07/10  

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Not the End of the World (1520.06.02): Dlashi has something important to tell Lei...
~ 48 words, Created by: Amy Waller (Writer), Posted: 04/12/10  

Velvet Monsters and Ribbon Waves (1520.06.05): When their mainland teacher walks out in anger, Nefessa and her Duurludirj classmates must decide what to do about the assignment. (Supporters Only!)
~ 1347 words, Created by: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Illustration), Posted: 05/30/11  

We Shape Our Lives Like Clay (1520.06.19): Fleitamelo grounded her daughter for playing on the wharves, then decided it's time for a private conversation with her.
~ 9 words, Created by: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Posted: 05/11/10  

The Empire Trusts You (1520.06.20): Jelnora and Abom take a course in parenting. (Supporters Only!)
~ 1140 words, Created by: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Posted: 05/14/10  

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Paper Butterflies: Proof (1520.07.15): All is not settled yet with unlicensed Amaroin...
~ 1957 words, Created by: Lorna (Comtessa) (Illustration), Ellen Million (Writer), Posted: 07/14/10  

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How Hare-thorn Catkins Became the First Sign of Spring (myth): A Northern myth about silk-hares and hare-thorn
~ 111 words, Created by: Valerie Joanne Higgins (Writer), Posted: 04/09/10  

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The Acorn Coat (myth): In this Southern fable, Father Bear finds food for his family. (Supporters Only!)
~ 487 words, Created by: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Posted: 06/01/10  

Stillborn Dreams (poem): The paper of the license is crisp, new The ink pungent, purest black She lays it under her pillow Like a good luck charm ... (Supporters Only!)
~ 154 words, Created by: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Elizabeth Barrette (Inspiration), Posted: 02/15/10  

Got to Have a License (poem): A children's rhyme. Heard on the streets of Affamarg and other Empire cities.
~ 18 words, Created by: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Ally Loughrin (Patron), Posted: 03/23/10  

Artwork attached to this collection:

A World, Torn
A World, Torn
Ellen Million
2 Comments

Everberries - Snowstorm
Everberries - Snowstorm This artwork comes with an extra for supporters!
Ellen Million
3 Comments

Everberries 1
Everberries 1 This artwork comes with an extra for supporters!
Ellen Million
1 Comment

Building Cities
Building Cities
Ellen Million
1 Comment

Fala the Leader
Fala the Leader
Ellen Million
2 Comments

A Northern Grandmother's Necklace
A Northern Grandmother's Necklace
Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon
5 Comments

Filor's Sand Homes
Filor's Sand Homes
Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon
3 Comments

Hare-thorn
Hare-thorn
Jenny Heidewald
3 Comments

Ribbon Monster
Ribbon Monster
Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon
2 Comments

Fancy Glass for The Smiling Serpent
Fancy Glass for The Smiling Serpent
Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon
4 Comments

Journey
Journey
Ellen Million
4 Comments

Harmonichron
Harmonichron
Ellen Million
2 Comments

The Relic
The Relic
Ellen Million
8 Comments

Odds and Ends
Odds and Ends
Ellen Million
4 Comments

Travels
Travels
Jessica Douglas
6 Comments

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