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These are all of the Torn World stories, listed by publication date, with most recent titles first. Some selections are available only to supporters of Torn World! Poetry is available on our Poetry Page. We also have a timeline on which stories and other events are listed by date.

Ressa's Reading Part 2   1521.02.03  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration), Ellen Mllion (Editor)
Rai-Kunabei gives Ressa a reading in the park, which isn't as frivolous as Ressa had originally hoped.
Posted: 11/03/15      [1 Comment] ~ 1869 words.
 
Ressa's Reading Part 1   1521.02.03  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration), Ellen Mllion (Editor)
Everything is back to normal, but nothing seems normal to Ressa, and the arrival of a large, official envelope addressed to her personally doesn't help.
Posted: 10/26/15      [1 Comment] ~ 1537 words.
 
Simple Questions   1520.06.13  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
So many things are new for Tiklai as she works to become a full citizen of the Empire. Here, she meets Lalya and they talk over pie.
Posted: 10/19/15      [1 Comment] ~ 1073 words.
 
Higher Than Anybody, Ever   1517.09.07  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Orrali has dreamed of becoming a scientist and studying sea monsters. When she gets her test scores, she learns a family secret.
Posted: 10/12/15      [No comments yet] ~ 603 words.
 
Tidepool Memories   1519.03.25  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration)
This is a glimpse of the friendship between Ivara and Ruvardu, as Ruvardu experiences it near the end of her life.
Posted: 05/18/15      [No comments yet] ~ 1133 words.
 
Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands: Part 4   1508.04.30  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Fala debates her future as a ranger.
Posted: 04/23/15      [No comments yet] ~ 4165 words.
 
Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands: Part 3   1508.04.08  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Fala and her age-mates celebrate passing the adulthood tests.
Posted: 04/20/15      [No comments yet] ~ 3751 words.
 
Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands: Part 2   1508.04.08  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Fala and her age-mates take the adulthood tests at the summer gather.
Posted: 04/16/15      [No comments yet] ~ 3896 words.
 
Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands: Part 1   1508.02.28  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Fala and her age-mates are growing up.
Posted: 04/14/15      [No comments yet] ~ 3214 words.
 
The Shaman and the Scientist   1521.01.21  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration)
Oranaan invited Rai-Kunabei to Affamarg to see if her experiences in the mountains can shed any light on the anomalies. She arrived with little idea what to expect.
Posted: 03/30/15      [1 Comment] ~ 3088 words.
 
Duty Bound   1520.10.02  
Creators: Layla Lawlor (Writer)
Taiv ponders her relationship with Anler.
Posted: 03/09/15      [No comments yet] ~ 448 words.
 
Following the Melody   1520.01.03  
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Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Kalinam sees her hated rivals sneaking away to a practice room...
Posted: 01/20/15      [No comments yet] ~ 404 words.
 
Finding the Harmony   1520.01.03  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Orimala and her friends indulge in risky music...
Posted: 01/09/15      [No comments yet] ~ 429 words.
 
Scheming a Friendship   1521.02.24  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Olyen goes looking for a useful friendship.
Posted: 11/25/14      [No comments yet] ~ 517 words.
 
Smaller   1515.10.26  
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Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Kireg is looking for something specific.
Posted: 11/19/14      [No comments yet] ~ 374 words.
 
Squiggles: Excerpts from Nleimen's Journals (Part 4: Late Third Form)   1512.00.04  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Nleimen attends her last two years of Third Form.
Posted: 11/05/14      [No comments yet] ~ 4057 words.
 
A Tropical Iced Dessert   1520.07.29  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Aliffifi received an invitation to travel to Affanumuur to work for a well-known politician. This is their first meeting.
Posted: 10/15/14      [No comments yet] ~ 1819 words.
 
Honestly   1510.01.22  
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Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), mikka (Inspiration)
Bai has every intention of firing his Head of Files.
Posted: 09/03/14      [No comments yet] ~ 2483 words.
 
Before the Last Summer Dance   1520.05.03  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Non-Member Artist (Inspiration), Non-Member Author(s)
Yarleda and Ivara (and a lot of other people) watch as two age-sets take their final adulthood tests.
Posted: 08/07/14      [No comments yet] ~ 1722 words.
 
A Broken Token   1505.07.04  
Creators: Kayleigh Webb (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration)
A boy with broken tokens comes into Flavai's shop.
Posted: 07/29/14      [2 Comments] ~ 803 words.
 
Talking Ghosts and Family   1508.11.09  
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Creators: Kayleigh Webb (Writer), Layla Lawlor (Inspiration)
Krai talks to Marth about what happens after death.
Posted: 07/07/14      [No comments yet] ~ 1796 words.
 
Sharing a Round   1520.07.15  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Inspiration)
Lenarai distributes scarce resources and a lesson on manners.
Posted: 06/26/14      [2 Comments] ~ 636 words.
 
Never Traveling Alone   1508.01.26  
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Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Birka's age-set takes their first set of adult tests.
Posted: 06/23/14      [No comments yet] ~ 1625 words.
 
A New Recipe   1512.05.09  
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Creators: Kayleigh Webb (Writer), Non-Member Artist (Inspiration), Non-Member Author(s)
Krai thinks about food.
Posted: 06/20/14      [1 Comment] ~ 1096 words.
 
Changing Plans   1512.03.11  
Creators: Kayleigh Webb (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration)
Krai thinks about how her life has changed.
Posted: 06/03/14      [2 Comments] ~ 2225 words.
 
Beachfront Propriety   1520.07.12  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Kayleigh Webb (Inspiration)
Ashrein and her daughters settle in Tifijimi.
Posted: 05/21/14      [2 Comments] ~ 2388 words.
 
Fall of Duty   1520.04.02  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration)
Tovilarn strives to repair the gaslights.
Posted: 05/20/14      [1 Comment] ~ 1417 words.
 
Under Cover   1520.10.28  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Elizabeth Barrette (Patron)
An agent of the Empire infiltrates a meeting of discontent cripples.
Posted: 04/24/14      [No comments yet] ~ 1230 words.
 
A B(r)ead For His Memory   1509.10.12  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Elizabeth Barrette (Inspiration)
A furshirt's tale of a baker's tribute to her grandfather.
Posted: 04/11/14      [2 Comments] ~ 1433 words.
 
A Good Start   1520.03.14  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Inspiration), Lorna (Comtessa) (Inspiration), mikka (Inspiration)
Lenarai hadn't declared as a gatherer when she graduated with the rest of her age-set, but she knew a plant that was growing where it shouldn't when she saw it.
Posted: 04/03/14      [1 Comment] ~ 857 words.
 
Squiggles: Excerpts from Nleimen's Journals (Part 3: Early Third Form)   1509.01.21  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Nleimen attends her first three years of Third Form. She chooses the Science track but also takes a few Trade classes at the Domestic Animals Guild.
Posted: 03/31/14      [No comments yet] ~ 3361 words.
 
The Making of a Scientist 2: An Experiment In the Park   1520.08.28  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Oranaan starts a study group, of sorts, and the Safety Manual is actually opened, if only in support of an experiment.
Posted: 12/18/13      [1 Comment] ~ 1113 words.
 
The Making of a Scientist 1: Safety Lecture   1520.08.28  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Oranaan is given a penance for blowing up his lab, but it doesn't turn out quite the way he expected.
Posted: 12/17/13      [1 Comment] ~ 892 words.
 
The Lichenwold Crossing (Part 8 of 8)   1521.01.10  
Creators: Layla Lawlor (Writer)
Disaster! Caught in an avalanche, the travelers struggle to survive.
Posted: 10/14/13      [1 Comment] ~ 2483 words.
 
The Lichenwold Crossing (Part 7 of 8)   1521.01.10  
Creators: Layla Lawlor (Writer)
The Lichenwold travelers are growing desperate - they are dangerously low on supplies, and interpersonal tensions have driven them apart when they need each other most.
Posted: 10/07/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1030 words.
 
The Lichenwold Crossing (Part 6 of 8)   1521.01.03  
Creators: Layla Lawlor (Writer)
With supplies running low and tensions growing, Anler makes an unwise decision.
Posted: 09/30/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1583 words.
 
The Lichenwold Crossing (Part 5 of 8)   1521.00.05  
Creators: Layla Lawlor (Writer)
Birka, Tiren and Anler are caught in a blizzard, and must decide whether to push on with limited supplies, or turn back.
Posted: 09/23/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1686 words.
 
The Lichenwold Crossing (Part 4 of 8)   1520.10.27  
Creators: Layla Lawlor (Writer)
The explorers venture deeper into Lichenwold, confronting the strange landscape while dealing with the first stirrings of interpersonal conflict.
Posted: 09/16/13      [No comments yet] ~ 2772 words.
 
The Lichenwold Crossing (Part 3 of 8)   1520.10.26  
Creators: Layla Lawlor (Writer)
The Lichenwold travelers use teamwork to cross a frozen river.
Posted: 09/09/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1852 words.
 
The Lichenwold Crossing (Part 2 of 8)   1520.10.26  
Creators: Layla Lawlor (Writer)
Birka, Tiren, and Anler encounter their first obstacle in Lichenwold.
Posted: 08/26/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1676 words.
 
The Lichenwold Crossing (Part 1 of 8)   1520.10.26  
Creators: Layla Lawlor (Writer)
Anler, Birka and Tiren prepare to set out across Lichenwold in search of a passage to the south.
Posted: 08/19/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1295 words.
 
Chosen   1520.10.18  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Tikite brings news of the people chosen to go south.
Posted: 08/12/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1394 words.
 
Pressure   1520.10.17  
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Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Birka advises Kativa in matters of love.
Posted: 08/09/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1896 words.
 
Winterheart (Part 1 of 3)   1520.06.09  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Layla Lawlor (Illustration)
Tekura returns to Itrelir after the summer gather and finds Osro working on the new storehouse.
Posted: 07/11/13      [1 Comment] ~ 4612 words.
 
Three To Go South   1520.10.11  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Malaamig watches the Northerners decide who to send south.
Posted: 07/07/13      [No comments yet] ~ 2174 words.
 
Squiggles: Excerpts from Nleimen's Journals (Part 2: Second Form)   1505.01.30  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Nleimen attends Second Form. She begins taking art classes and seeks to establish the squiggle mouse as a breed.
Posted: 07/05/13      [No comments yet] ~ 3560 words.
 
Laced Leather   1520.10.07  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Kalitelm, focused on her healer's duties, talks with Margaa during a pleasant afternoon at the hot springs.
Posted: 07/05/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1600 words.
 
At the Edges of the Maps, Part 2   1520.10.02  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Birka wishes to go on a journey to the south... and she knows who she'd like to take with her!
Posted: 07/01/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1725 words.
 
The Wander Tent   1512.07.10  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Dareg and Fala vacation in Smokewater Valley. Dareg has a surprise for Fala.
Posted: 06/26/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1283 words.
 
A Schoolgirl's Night Out   1520.07.15  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Ashegoi asked Aliffifi for a fantasy evening, but it's not any of Aliffifi's usual roles.
Posted: 06/25/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1593 words.
 
At the Edges of the Maps, Part 1   1520.10.02  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Northerners look at southern maps for the first time.
Posted: 06/24/13      [1 Comment] ~ 1570 words.
 
Waking in Strange Places   1520.10.01  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Kativa interacts with the strangers from the south.
Posted: 06/17/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1090 words.
 
Milk in the Morning   1520.10.01  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Birka and Malaamig exchange information.
Posted: 06/10/13      [1 Comment] ~ 1338 words.
 
Fever Dreams   1520.09.30  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Margaa's feverish dreams...
Posted: 06/04/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1293 words.
 
Doing It Well   1520.05.01  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Life on board the Rainbow Chaser is pleasant, but confusing for Ferelye.
Posted: 05/22/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1198 words.
 
The Museum of Mortality (Part 2 of 2)   1520.06.20  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Amelia Margetts (Patron), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Inspiration), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration), mikka (Inspiration), Peggy B. (Inspiration), Ellen Mllion (Illustration)
Brelig works hard to regain his stamina for warsailor work.
Posted: 05/20/13      [No comments yet] ~ 3421 words.
 
The Museum of Mortality (Part 1 of 2)   1520.06.08  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Amelia Margetts (Patron), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Inspiration), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration), mikka (Inspiration), Peggy B. (Inspiration)
Brelig works in a museum while recovering from a sea monster fight.
Posted: 05/17/13      [1 Comment] ~ 4112 words.
 
Meetings in the Dark   1520.09.30  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Birka's party gets to the southern camp - an arrival complicated by darkness!
Posted: 04/29/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1811 words.
 
Making Flowers   1520.09.08  
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Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Kativa and Kether make flowers for Flower Day.
Posted: 04/25/13      [No comments yet] ~ 607 words.
 
Holding Down the Camp   1520.09.30  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Alone in their camp, Diren regrets their journey and fears for their future.
Posted: 04/22/13      [1 Comment] ~ 1242 words.
 
Turned Back   1520.09.30  
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Dareg is eager to get to Smokewater when he's hailed by another rider.
Posted: 04/17/13      [1 Comment] ~ 1592 words.
 
The Perfect Dress   1520.07.21  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Elizabeth Barrette (Inspiration), Peggy B. (Inspiration)
Dini's theatre company "offers" to provide Lalya's wedding dress, but first they must meet with the director, the stage manager, and the head tailor.
Posted: 04/16/13      [1 Comment] ~ 1445 words.
 
Breaking Trail, Part 3   1520.09.30  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Birka leads a party out to collect the remaining southern explorers.
Posted: 04/15/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1498 words.
 
Squiggles: Excerpts from Nleimen's Journals (Part 1: First Form)   1502.01.11  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Nleimen attends First Form and begins breeding pet mice.
Posted: 04/12/13      [1 Comment] ~ 2668 words.
 
The Strands of Her Necklace   1512.07.01  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Fala restrings her necklace to accommodate Dareg's affection bead.
Posted: 04/10/13      [No comments yet] ~ 463 words.
 
Breaking Trail, Part 2   1520.09.30  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Malaamig wakes in the strange northern village.
Posted: 04/08/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1982 words.
 
Breaking Trail, Part 1   1520.09.29  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
The Notherners react to the newcomer.
Posted: 04/01/13      [2 Comments] ~ 1442 words.
 
Breaking the Ice   1493.01.12  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Illustration)
Ardeth is courting Beqash, but it's not going smoothly.
Posted: 03/27/13      [No comments yet] ~ 4272 words.
 
Out of Steam, Part 4   1520.09.29  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Malaamig meets more of the northern people.
Posted: 03/25/13      [2 Comments] ~ 1655 words.
 
Drawing the Triangle   1515.01.01  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration)
Omorth auditions for a place in a Trefoil Dance troupe. This requires finding a male partner and a female partner.
Posted: 03/19/13      [No comments yet] ~ 4268 words.
 
Out of Steam, Part 3   1520.09.29  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Malaamig's long journey and hot soak have taken their toll.
Posted: 03/18/13      [2 Comments] ~ 878 words.
 
Out of Steam, Part 2   1520.09.29  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Malaamig thinks he's dreaming when the woman walks out of the steam...
Posted: 03/11/13      [1 Comment] ~ 1622 words.
 
Out of the Snow   1520.09.14  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Elizabeth Barrette (Inspiration), Ellen Mllion (Illustration)
Birka, Tiren and Kireg return to Itrelir after a particularly long winter trip.
Posted: 03/08/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1132 words.
 
Out of Steam, Part 1   1520.09.27  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Malaamig finds the source of the 'smoke' he spotted.
Posted: 03/04/13      [1 Comment] ~ 1504 words.
 
Their Age-Set Anniversary   1501.04.15  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration)
Fala and her age-mates celebrate their first anniversary together.
Posted: 02/27/13      [1 Comment] ~ 1070 words.
 
The Rangers   1494.09.18  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Non-Member Artist (Inspiration), Martin Greywolf Murphy, inspiration
Yarleda and the rest of the rangers arrive at Dream Lake, and she discovers why the others have been calling it Drum Lake.
Posted: 02/21/13      [2 Comments] ~ 1002 words.
 
The Rangers   1494.09.17  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
It's a boring winter day, until Amaqor of Itakith comes into Nighthawk House to tell the Rangers it's time for an ice-fishing expedition to Drum Lake.
Posted: 02/20/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1215 words.
 
Feeding the Hungy - The Purist on the Bench   1520.04.28  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
When Osatha comes across a crying teenager, her life gets complicated.
Posted: 02/06/13      [1 Comment] ~ 3741 words.
 
Beached Fish   1520.04.05  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Illustration)
An excess of bears during the summer of 1520 makes the fish run hazardous.
Posted: 02/05/13      [1 Comment] ~ 3223 words.
 
Autumn, Apparel, and Acorn Day   1520.07.11  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
It's time for Lalya to clean out the closet and go to the autumn swap faire.
Posted: 02/04/13      [2 Comments] ~ 1498 words.
 
Melomel and Nutterjell   1520.07.09  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
When Lalya at last gets the official envelope from the Licensing Office, he finds he's as nervous as anyone else about opening it.
Posted: 02/01/13      [2 Comments] ~ 1641 words.
 
Uglurituq, The Outsider's Club   1520.06-02  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Lalya didn't think about what it would mean to change his legal gender. Here, he stands outside his mens' club. Where will his next steps take him?
Posted: 01/31/13      [1 Comment] ~ 2246 words.
 
End of the Rails Part 3   1521.02.04  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
An ending... for now.
Posted: 01/30/13      [1 Comment] ~ 1124 words.
 
Story Time in Torn World   1520.09.13  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Children in different parts of the world ask for exciting stories of the dangers they may face as adults.
Posted: 01/28/13      [1 Comment] ~ 832 words.
 
End of the Rails Part 2   1521.02.01  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Ressa is escorted to the Monitors Office...
Posted: 01/25/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1514 words.
 
End of the Rails Part 1   1521.02.01  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Ressa and Bai plot their next step... and are interrupted by a summons.
Posted: 01/21/13      [1 Comment] ~ 822 words.
 
Safety Rails Part 2   1521.01.28  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Who could Bai believe?
Posted: 01/18/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1305 words.
 
Safety Rails Part 1   1521.01.28  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Ressa finds the courage to tell Bai about his friend's betrayal... and discovers that Urti got there first.
Posted: 01/14/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1187 words.
 
Rail Betrayal   1521.01.28  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
A friend brings Bai disturbing evidence.
Posted: 01/11/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1113 words.
 
Feeding the Hungry - Poor Street Kids   1520.04.28  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration)
Osatha works at Lassati's Restaurant. Even with time crystal technology, there comes a point where food must be eaten or thrown away. Here's a glimpse of her on her trip home after work.
Posted: 01/09/13      [1 Comment] ~ 1027 words.
 
Railbrakes   1521.01.28  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
A test of wills... and a guess.
Posted: 01/08/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1395 words.
 
Following the Rails   1521.01.25  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Rai and Bai consider the evidence they've been gathering.
Posted: 01/04/13      [No comments yet] ~ 1368 words.
 
Jumping the Rails Part 2   1521.01.23  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
A betrayal.
Posted: 12/17/12      [No comments yet] ~ 1064 words.
 
Jumping the Rails Part 1   1521.01.23  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Ressa gets more bad news.
Posted: 12/10/12      [No comments yet] ~ 1196 words.
 
Railfashions Part 5   1521.01.20  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Alikara's party winds to an unexpected end.
Posted: 12/05/12      [No comments yet] ~ 1332 words.
 
Railfashions Part 4   1521.01.19  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
A kiss and a confession...
Posted: 11/29/12      [No comments yet] ~ 880 words.
 
Railfashions Part 3   1521.01.19  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Bai and Ressa play a duet.
Posted: 11/21/12      [No comments yet] ~ 1232 words.
 
Railfashions Part 2   1521.01.19  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Ressa navigates Alikara's party - and finds that her donation has made her a person of interest to Bai's sister.
Posted: 11/12/12      [No comments yet] ~ 1610 words.
 
Railfashions Part 1   1521.01.19  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Elizabeth Barrette (Inspiration)
Bai gives a speech at his sister's charity ball and helps her collect donations... and one comes from an unexpected source.
Posted: 10/31/12      [1 Comment] ~ 1320 words.
 
A Letter-Friend   1514.08.18  
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Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Inspiration)
Assassin-in-training Jakal starts a letter-friendship with Araida.
Posted: 10/25/12      [No comments yet] ~ 570 words.
 
Colors of Change   1512.04.06  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
A routine trip to clean out pipes turns into much more...
Posted: 10/17/12      [1 Comment] ~ 4178 words.
 
Reaching for the Moons   1519.07.24  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Amelia Margetts (Patron), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration)
Denel, Jerumal, and their sons visit the Pearly Towers.
Posted: 10/17/12      [3 Comments] ~ 4074 words.
 
Bead by Teilgon   1500.03.09  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Elizabeth Barrette (Inspiration)
Some young men carve anonymous-looking beads, some don't. And young lovers can be incredibly sensitive.
Posted: 10/12/12      [1 Comment] ~ 1111 words.
 
Unseen Perils   1520.08.07  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration)
Ren is a simple builder, bewildered by the unseen perils that beset both his personal life and the City of Lights.
Posted: 10/04/12      [No comments yet] ~ 2318 words.
 
The Bones of Need   1499.07.10  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Patron)
A young Kalitelm studies anatomy with Dlameda.
Posted: 09/28/12      [2 Comments] ~ 1381 words.
 
Blackrail   1521.01.06  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Jarl sends his first blackmail demand to Bai.
Posted: 09/17/12      [No comments yet] ~ 2116 words.
 
Railcaged   1521.00.04  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Bai has to tell Ressa about the statement he's made...
Posted: 08/28/12      [No comments yet] ~ 1275 words.
 
Keeping Ahead of the Gossip   1520.04.19  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Lalya, after wandering around for an afternoon in women's clothing, remembers how big a gossip his mother is, so he and Dini hurry off to tell her the big news.
Posted: 08/22/12      [1 Comment] ~ 660 words.
 
Winning the Game   1511.02.15  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Areluu and her age-mates choose which game to play.
Posted: 08/21/12      [1 Comment] ~ 662 words.
 
Wild Snowy Chase, Part Seven   1520.06.07  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Can Jrilii keep the wild snow-unicorn filly from running off into the distance? There's also still a river full of rapids between them and her age-mates.
Posted: 08/01/12      [No comments yet] ~ 2236 words.
 
Nomess Mithoirarv   1520.08.15  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Patron), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration)
Teibev mourns his losses as he prepares to leave the City of Lights.
Posted: 07/27/12      [1 Comment] ~ 733 words.
 
Wrong Side of the Rails   1521.00.04  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Ressa wakes to grim news.
Posted: 07/11/12      [1 Comment] ~ 2304 words.
 
Dusting Off the Green Speech (Part 2)   1520.10.09  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Unafari helps plan the costumes for a Trefoil Dance performance.
Posted: 07/05/12      [No comments yet] ~ 4242 words.
 
Dusting Off the Green Speech (Part 1)   1520.08.21  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Illustration)
Unafari helps plan the costumes for a Trefoil Dance performance.
Posted: 07/03/12      [No comments yet] ~ 5293 words.
 
Moon Blossom Ritual   1520.09.28  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Ressa witnesses a rite of passage.
Posted: 06/20/12      [3 Comments] ~ 562 words.
 
How Skycat Got Her Wings   myth  
Creators: Non-Member Artist (Writer), Non-Member Author(s)
Long ago, in the beginning of time, all the animals lived together, but Skycat was just a regular land cat then, and had not yet learned to glide through the trees.
Posted: 06/11/12      [1 Comment] ~ 1730 words.
 
Birthing   1511.02.16  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Birka prepares for childbirth.
Posted: 06/05/12      [1 Comment] ~ 571 words.
 
Doing the Work   1513.06.21  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Peggy B. (Inspiration)
Fala helps the makers of Itrelir with an important project.
Posted: 06/01/12      [No comments yet] ~ 4200 words.
 
The Sea Queen   1520.04.08  
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Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Illustration)
A little girl hears an Irfai story about a half-fish maiden.
Posted: 05/23/12      [2 Comments] ~ 908 words.
 
Catch and Release   1520.10.17  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration)
Dorom, Ereil, and Amaqor go ice-fishing near Itakith.
Posted: 05/11/12      [No comments yet] ~ 3045 words.
 
On the Rocks   1505.03.06  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Illustration)
Eshra keeps watch over the snow-unicorn herd, tending this year's foals. Originally printed in "The Lorelei Signal", January 2011.
Posted: 04/23/12      [No comments yet] ~ 4098 words.
 
Off Rails   1521.00.04  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Bai has an unexpected visitor while sorting his library.
Posted: 04/17/12      [2 Comments] ~ 2876 words.
 
The Most Beautiful Fountain in Affamarg   1519.02.09  
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Creators: Non-Member Artist (Writer), Non-Member Author(s)
There are many parks in the city of Affamarg. Lassati and Danya each have a favorite.
Posted: 04/16/12      [No comments yet] ~ 947 words.
 
City of Lights Pt 3; Ithoi   1520.10.21  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Denel has spent the last five years on the City of Lights project...
Posted: 02/15/12      [1 Comment] ~ 3192 words.
 
A Friendship of Fashion   1520.05.01  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Lalya gifts Olarali with a scarf, and offers friendship in return for her fashion advice.
Posted: 01/24/12      [2 Comments] ~ 1844 words.
 
Don't Say Murder   1521.00.04  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Inspiration)
A third railrage murder is found.
Posted: 01/10/12      [1 Comment] ~ 524 words.
 
Derailed   1521.00.03  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Ressa's late-night walk ends unexpectedly.
Posted: 01/06/12      [2 Comments] ~ 572 words.
 
Wild Snowy Chase, Part Six   1520.06.06  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Jrilii has one day to try to establish enough trust to save the stranded wild unicorn filly.
Posted: 01/04/12      [No comments yet] ~ 3480 words.
 
A Railmaster   1521.00.03  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Ressa has second thoughts about her relationship with Yeff.
Posted: 12/21/11      [2 Comments] ~ 2197 words.
 
Madness   1520.07.28  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Two of Oranaan's childhood friends are now also scientists, and they ask him to go examine a damaged tree near the City of Lights so they can share their theory about who is causing the City's problems. Then something terrible happens.
Posted: 12/14/11      [2 Comments] ~ 2264 words.
 
Lizard, Lizard   1520.03.26  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
All trips must come to an end, and Esarrali coming to her last notebook signals the end of her research at The Waterfalls. Rraneffa decides to cook some "araterl" lizards for dinner, but things don't go quite as planned.
Posted: 12/07/11      [3 Comments] ~ 3332 words.
 
The Secret Scroll   1520.06.08  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
The ashes of Itadesh stir up old memories as Birka and Fala figure out what happened to the village.
Posted: 11/30/11      [No comments yet] ~ 880 words.
 
Worth It   1505.06.30  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
Malaamig gets his puppies home to meet Larli.
Posted: 11/01/11      [1 Comment] ~ 825 words.
 
It's the Little Things   1521.00.02  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
Olarli fumes.
Posted: 10/25/11      [2 Comments] ~ 822 words.
 
Skycat Invents Gambling   Myth  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Skycat was hungry, and it was all Alligator's fault, for having so very many hungry children. But can she trick Alligator into fishing for her?
Posted: 10/21/11      [2 Comments] ~ 1594 words.
 
Grin and Bear It   1520.06.03  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Illustration)
Shraalan and Dalvo have an adventure of their own while Jrilii and Ortein are off trying to capture a wild snow-unicorn.
Posted: 10/13/11      [2 Comments] ~ 3633 words.
 
The Forgotten City   1520.02.06  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron), Elizabeth Barrette (Inspiration), Non-Member Artist (Inspiration), Non-Member Author(s)
The southern explorers find a ruined city.
Posted: 10/04/11      [2 Comments] ~ 679 words.
 
Railplay, Pt 2   1521.00.01  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Bai escorts Ressa for the remainder of the play...
Posted: 09/29/11      [1 Comment] ~ 1716 words.
 
Railplay, Pt 1   1521.00.01  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Bai shows up at the theatre alone - to find that he's not the only one who has been stood up for the evening!
Posted: 09/29/11      [No comments yet] ~ 2415 words.
 
Spectacles   1491.10.15  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Inspiration)
Rai and Bai visit a medic with their mother to get glasses.
Posted: 09/26/11      [2 Comments] ~ 1371 words.
 
Fireworks   1493.00.01  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Non-Member Artist (Inspiration), Elizabeth Barrette (Illustration), Non-Member Author(s)
Rai and Bai watch fireworks with their father. (A drabble)
Posted: 09/21/11      [1 Comment] ~ 102 words.
 
Grandma Monster   1520.04.16  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
Ressa brings new news for a local gossip - and gets some of her own!
Posted: 09/19/11      [1 Comment] ~ 949 words.
 
On Rails   1520.10.26  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Ressa and Bai continue to be unwitting pawns in Jarl's manipulations.
Posted: 09/16/11      [1 Comment] ~ 3495 words.
 
Marli Knows   1520.04.28  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Amy Waller (Inspiration)
Marli is a friendly fellow, and a bit desperate to sell copies of his gossip rag--as the story opens, he's too broke to buy lunch!
Posted: 09/09/11      [1 Comment] ~ 779 words.
 
Wile Away   1520.01.20  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Non-Member Artist (Inspiration), Non-Member Author(s)
A new hobby sweeps through Iremima's crew.
Posted: 09/06/11      [3 Comments] ~ 1445 words.
 
Cutting Time Part 2   1504.04.19  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Eshra faces challenges due to her late-maturing body.
Posted: 08/31/11      [1 Comment] ~ 5065 words.
 
Cutting Time Part 1   1504.04.12  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Eshra faces challenges due to her late-maturing body.
Posted: 08/30/11      [No comments yet] ~ 4024 words.
 
Going Somewhere, Someday   1510.02.17  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Jramela dreams of entering the design contest for a City of Lights building, though only the winner would get to travel, and she doesn't want to leave her friend Iri behind.
Posted: 08/25/11      [No comments yet] ~ 1029 words.
 
Attack of the Others   1496.02.07  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Elizabeth Barrette (Inspiration)
Shrana tries to tell a story (a drabble).
Posted: 08/23/11      [1 Comment] ~ 100 words.
 
Scars of Stone (Part 2 of 2)   1512.06.14  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Inspiration), Laura Melis (Illustration)
Fala and Dareg investigate mysterious marks on a mountain near Itrelir.
Posted: 08/22/11      [No comments yet] ~ 2499 words.
 
Scars of Stone (Part 1 of 2)   1512.06.11  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Illustration)
Fala and Dareg investigate strange marks on a mountain near Itrelir.
Posted: 08/19/11      [No comments yet] ~ 3824 words.
 
Chasing the River   1520.01.03  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Non-Member Artist (Patron), Elizabeth Barrette (Inspiration), Non-Member Author(s)
Akaalekirth falls behind while playing a game with her new sister, and is stranded, lost in the Rainbow Rainforest.
Posted: 08/16/11      [No comments yet] ~ 1981 words.
 
Interlude with Waterfall and Honeyed Nuts   1520.07.19  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Illustration)
The Land Priestesses discuss various matters of concern, including Olarali, Jarl, and Lalya.
Posted: 08/11/11      [No comments yet] ~ 2207 words.
 
Swept Away   1520.07.21  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
Someone cleans Bai's desk, and his brother Rai helps him deal with the aftermath.
Posted: 08/09/11      [No comments yet] ~ 1374 words.
 
Everberries   1516.07.05  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Illustration)
Birka goes out on a late autumn harvest with all of her age-mates.
Posted: 08/04/11      [1 Comment] ~ 4599 words.
 
Railcrossing   1520.08.18  
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Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Patron)
Ressa and Yeff go back to her apartment...
Posted: 07/29/11      [No comments yet] ~ 2148 words.
 
The Ties We Twine   1495.01.05  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
The Elders and raisers of Itrelir seek to establish a new age-set.
Posted: 07/26/11      [No comments yet] ~ 4780 words.
 
Railchange   1520.08.18  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Patron)
Ressa dresses up for a date.
Posted: 07/22/11      [1 Comment] ~ 1998 words.
 
Rocking at the Edge of the World   1325.05.07  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Inspiration)
An old woman watches a far corner of All the Land That's Left; she wakes from a nap to find that the world is changing
Posted: 07/15/11      [No comments yet] ~ 1215 words.
 
Arriving in Itrelir   1520.06.23  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Kativa, Kether and Tolnam arrive at Itrelir and meet some old friends.
Posted: 07/13/11      [No comments yet] ~ 3030 words.
 
A Girls' Day Shopping (Part 3)   1520.04.19  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Lalya goes to a shop looking for a wedding dress, and ends up giving advice instead.
Posted: 07/11/11      [No comments yet] ~ 2408 words.
 
A Challenging Commute   1505.06.30  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
Malaamig struggles to get his new puppies home.
Posted: 07/07/11      [1 Comment] ~ 2378 words.
 
One-Tick Literature   1495.09.18  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Rai and Bai do a writing assignment for class.
Posted: 07/05/11      [1 Comment] ~ 1061 words.
 
Wild Snowy Chase, Part Five   1520.05.28  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Jrilii and Ortein set out alone, on foot, hoping that the wild stallion will slow down if there's only humans following him. Their time is running out!
Posted: 06/30/11      [No comments yet] ~ 3430 words.
 
Clouds in the Morning   1492.01.11  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Editor)
Rai and Bai face their first day of school.
Posted: 06/23/11      [No comments yet] ~ 5555 words.
 
Dragon Oak   1499.06.03  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Non-Member Artist (Patron), Non-Member Author(s)
Rai-Kunabei takes time out from school to do readings on marketday in nearby Tiffikumiyi, and has to figure out what to do when her traditional spot is already taken.
Posted: 06/22/11      [1 Comment] ~ 3372 words.
 
A Promise of Leather   1520.07.01  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Aliffifi runs into Ashegoi after a client calls off their appointment, Ashegoi takes her to meet a new leatherworker from Affanumuur.
Posted: 06/16/11      [No comments yet] ~ 2473 words.
 
Blinkbirds Are Fast   1520.05.17  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Filor's mother sends Filor and his paper blinkbird outside and the paper bird vanishes suddenly from his hand...
Posted: 06/13/11      [No comments yet] ~ 1289 words.
 
The Perfect Visit, Pt 2   1502.04.16  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), mikka (Patron)
A simple visit begins to go terribly wrong...
Posted: 06/09/11      [1 Comment] ~ 2574 words.
 
The Perfect Visit, Pt 1   1502.04.15  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), mikka (Patron)
A young Ressa gets a visit in the city from three of her siblings.
Posted: 06/09/11      [No comments yet] ~ 3544 words.
 
Lookbacks   1504.06.30  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Fala and her age-mates play a game using nuts.
Posted: 06/06/11      [No comments yet] ~ 864 words.
 
Railroaded   1520.08.17  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Jarl puts his blackmail plot against the License Master into action...
Posted: 06/02/11      [3 Comments] ~ 2669 words.
 
Wild Snowy Chase, Part Four   1520.05.27  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Jrilii and her companions head across one of the uncanny former boundaries, to find a land of fruit trees and colored grasses that hug the land like an aurora, but those are the least of what they find.
Posted: 06/01/11      [1 Comment] ~ 4312 words.
 
Velvet Monsters and Ribbon Waves   1520.06.05  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Illustration)
When their mainland teacher walks out in anger, Nefessa and her Duurludirj classmates must decide what to do about the assignment.
Posted: 05/30/11      [1 Comment] ~ 1400 words.
 
Without Fail   1520.05.09  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Meeks (Illustration)
Warsailor Brelig meets License Master Alaaffi on a cruise ship.
Posted: 05/25/11      [1 Comment] ~ 2423 words.
 
Tides of Blood and Music   1499.09.09  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Inspiration), Elizabeth Barrette (Inspiration), Non-Member Artist (Inspiration), Non-Member Author(s)
A warsailor widow finds it hard to go on.
Posted: 05/24/11      [3 Comments] ~ 1528 words.
 
Storm Wrack   1520.03.17  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Jenny Heidewald (Inspiration), Peggy B. (Inspiration)
The people in the town Ferelye was born in are uncomfortable with no-gender people, and as Ferelye gets older, ur spends more and more time hiding out on a tall cliff near roi home.
Posted: 05/23/11      [2 Comments] ~ 4422 words.
 
What a Warsailor Has To Be   1520.07.05  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
A warsailor has to be wary and canny...
Posted: 05/17/11      [6 Comments] ~ 381 words.
 
Forbidden Love   1419.03.05  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Non-Member Artist (Patron), Amelia Margetts (Inspiration), Non-Member Author(s)
Gludara meets the great love of her life -- and he isn't what anyone expects, and her family would hate him if they knew about him.
Posted: 05/16/11      [1 Comment] ~ 2287 words.
 
So Many, Many Frogs   1520.03.21  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
Rraneffa tries to tempt Esarrali from her slow, meticulous study of The Waterfalls' many frogs, but it takes something more to distract her.
Posted: 05/11/11      [3 Comments] ~ 1746 words.
 
Breeding   1505.06.29  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
Malaamig chooses a new working companion.
Posted: 05/11/11      [1 Comment] ~ 924 words.
 
Making Fires   1516.07.23  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
As a hearth-tender, Elsher had many jobs...
Posted: 04/27/11      [1 Comment] ~ 755 words.
 
One Toy for Three   1498.03.11  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
When there is only one toy for them to play with, how will Karavai, Tekura, and Ularki keep each other entertained?
Posted: 04/25/11      [No comments yet] ~ 918 words.
 
Crazy   1519.09.06  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Mike Hebel (Patron)
Denel and Oranaan meet a cultural schools student while investigating the madness caused by anomalies.
Posted: 04/19/11      [2 Comments] ~ 1412 words.
 
Kin and Ink   1520.10.05  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Amelia Margetts (Patron)
Akaalekirth settles into her new life.
Posted: 04/13/11      [1 Comment] ~ 1815 words.
 
The Experiment   1520.03.05  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
Filor happens across an older cousin, who is performing an experiment that involves coal and a beer barrel.
Posted: 04/08/11      [2 Comments] ~ 1514 words.
 
A High, Strange Home   1519.08.05  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Layla Lawlor (Illustration)
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.
Posted: 04/07/11      [3 Comments] ~ 1406 words.
 
Words Between Brothers   1494.05.30  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Bai and Rai play a game at home.
Posted: 04/04/11      [No comments yet] ~ 589 words.
 
These Heels Were Made for Bedding   1520.10.21  
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Creators: Lorna (Comtessa) (Writer)
Olarali finds the perfect pair of shoes.
Posted: 04/01/11      [1 Comment] ~ 1537 words.
 
Roots of Insight   1498.05.18  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Kunabei must face the village as their new priestess.
Posted: 03/21/11      [No comments yet] ~ 1150 words.
 
The Sky Rangers   1520.09.16  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Non-Member Artist (Patron), Non-Member Author(s)
Fala tells a story about the Ancients, inspired by an eclipse.
Posted: 03/18/11      [1 Comment] ~ 893 words.
 
Tainted Words Part 5: Not So Sweet Partings   1520.07.12  
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Creators: Lorna (Comtessa) (Writer), Non-Member Artist (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Editor), Miles McGuire
Olarali and Jarl have a final moment before parting.
Posted: 03/16/11      [No comments yet] ~ 1585 words.
 
The Keraarth Theatre Swap Faire   1520.04.19  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Dini and his nephew Filor head to a Theatre Guild Swap Faire, where Filor hears about of one of Dini's first acting roles.
Posted: 03/15/11      [1 Comment] ~ 1196 words.
 
An Hour's Worth of History   1520.09.14  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
A Mayaloi teacher and her student reflect on teaching and tourists as they wait to give tours of the Rainbow Rainforest.
Posted: 03/10/11      [No comments yet] ~ 652 words.
 
Tainted Words Part 4: The Meeting   1520.07.12  
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Creators: Lorna (Comtessa) (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Editor)
Olarali gets a sudden summoning.
Posted: 03/03/11      [No comments yet] ~ 3061 words.
 
Finding Fear   1520.08.30  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Dramanar has pointed questions for Denel following the eclipse riots.
Posted: 02/24/11      [2 Comments] ~ 1300 words.
 
Darkening Skies   1520.08.11  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Non-Member Artist (Patron), Non-Member Author(s)
An eclipse causes many different reactions.
Posted: 02/22/11      [2 Comments] ~ 2506 words.
 
A Monstrous Feast   1520.05.08  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Neteilyu and Dulilm start Rejoining Day together cooking for the traditional feast, but their unbaked cookies are abandoned when alarm bells ring.
Posted: 02/15/11      [3 Comments] ~ 2081 words.
 
Red Wedding   1514.07.29  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Jakal makes an unexpected friend.
Posted: 02/12/11     Updated: 02/14/11 [1 Comment] ~ 969 words.
 
Tokens of Appreciation   1520.02.14  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Rai helps a young customer select a gift.
Posted: 02/01/11      [2 Comments] ~ 740 words.
 
Leaves in a Bitter Wind   1520.06.04  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Fala serves as a trail scout while traveling to and from Itadesh.
Posted: 01/29/11      [3 Comments] ~ 3440 words.
 
The Last Walk   1520.06.20  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
The long trip to Itadesh is hard on Marda.
Posted: 01/27/11      [2 Comments] ~ 1147 words.
 
The Flight of the Rose Butterfly   1493.00.01  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Illustration)
Bai and Rai learn to play the harmonichron.
Posted: 01/22/11     Updated: 01/25/11 [4 Comments] ~ 3809 words.
 
Mourning Dancer   1520.07.25  
Creators: Lorna (Comtessa) (Writer)
When Areluu thinks herself alone, perhaps she is not.
Posted: 01/16/11     Updated: 01/17/11 [2 Comments] ~ 1229 words.
 
Laisesu's Blues   1520.06.07  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), mikka (Patron)
It seems to add insult to injury that with Laisessu gone, they have no choice but to subject her work to the ashes and mud in order to salvage what they can from the fire.
Posted: 01/14/11      [3 Comments] ~ 1548 words.
 
A Pretty Pine Bead   1520.05.27  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Inspiration)
Benaru promised Valoi he would wear her bead, never taking it off. Nothing could possibly go wrong now--he is just out picking plums!
Posted: 01/10/11      [2 Comments] ~ 1919 words.
 
An Everything License   1520.10.11  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
Kivegei wants an everything license... but is his brother only teasing him?
Posted: 01/05/11     Updated: 01/07/11 [1 Comment] ~ 724 words.
 
All the People in the World   1520.03.30  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Toni Sturtevant (Patron), Non-Member Artist (Inspiration), Non-Member Author(s)
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.
Posted: 01/03/11      [1 Comment] ~ 1009 words.
 
An Apple with Kick   1519.06.20  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
A young snowy finds a treat that bites back...
Posted: 12/23/10     Updated: 12/28/10 [1 Comment] ~ 783 words.
 
A Little Luck   1520.06.28  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
A confrontation on the seas leads to experimentation with a new weapon.
Posted: 12/23/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1670 words.
 
Believing   1520.10.10  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
A boy in the Empire finds it hard following different rules.
Posted: 12/13/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1440 words.
 
Mended   1520.07.01  
Creators: Valerie Joanne Higgins (Writer)
Reqem is haunted.
Posted: 12/09/10      [No comments yet] ~ 1464 words.
 
Lightning Strikes   1520.07.19  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Emeroma and Oranaan search for answers to the problems plaguing the City of Lights.
Posted: 12/06/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1160 words.
 
Beads in the Ashes   1520.06.05  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
It is a healer's duty to certify deaths, whenever possible. Kalitelm and Dlameda enter Itadesh to identify and tend to the bodies left by the fire.
Posted: 12/01/10     Updated: 12/02/10 [1 Comment] ~ 950 words.
 
Not Your Everyday Scissors   1520.06.10  
Creators: Melissa Nelson (Writer)
Mirsa ponders the art of taxidermy while cutting Draiden's hair.
Posted: 12/01/10      [No comments yet] ~ 1152 words.
 
Wild Snowy Chase, Part Three   1520.05.13  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Chasing the wild snowies leads Jrilii and her friends to lands no snow-unicorn rider has seen.
Posted: 11/29/10      [1 Comment] ~ 2106 words.
 
A License to Gamble Pt. 2: The Game   1520.06.15  
Creators: Melissa Nelson (Writer)
Draiden uses his charm on a young scientist.
Posted: 11/19/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1221 words.
 
A Girls' Day Shopping (Part 2)   1520.04.19  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Having bought a new outfit, Lalya and Mradi head toward a restaurant for a quiet lunch.
Posted: 11/17/10      [2 Comments] ~ 1991 words.
 
Ice   1500.00.04  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Iremima handles ice for the first time.
Posted: 11/14/10     Updated: 11/15/10 [1 Comment] ~ 812 words.
 
The Butterfly Girl   1519.07.13  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Illustration)
If you can't go to the authorities because one of them is the problem, where do you go?
Posted: 11/09/10     Updated: 11/10/10 [3 Comments] ~ 2406 words.
 
Modulations   1520.05.29  
Creators: Valerie Joanne Higgins (Writer)
Arfa and Grinos live a routine, humdrum life, but an injury for one and a lucky discovery for the other makes big changes in their lives.
Posted: 11/04/10      [No comments yet] ~ 4925 words.
 
Song for Jrilii   1520.05.07  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Jrilii's presence is missed at the summer gather...
Posted: 10/29/10     Updated: 11/01/10 [1 Comment] ~ 2292 words.
 
The Wrong Patterns   1520.06.11  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Kativa feels like everything is wrong...
Posted: 10/29/10      [No comments yet] ~ 1452 words.
 
A Handhold on Life   1520.10.09  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), mikka (Patron)
Arremina got her climbing lessons--now there's a final exam. And then a race!
Posted: 10/26/10     Updated: 10/27/10 [1 Comment] ~ 3133 words.
 
Heart of the Tree   1520.02.21  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
Taiv enjoys a spring day.
Posted: 10/26/10      [No comments yet] ~ 1088 words.
 
Aftermath of Ashes   1520.06.04  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Kativa and Tolnam take the news of Itadesh back to the other villagers.
Posted: 10/22/10     Updated: 10/25/10 [No comments yet] ~ 2170 words.
 
Breeding Season   1516.04.29  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Summer is the season of love for the northerners. Dlameda's casual thoughts about that topic are interrupted when a snowy stallion is ignoring both of the mares in the corral with him.
Posted: 10/12/10     Updated: 10/18/10 [1 Comment] ~ 1643 words.
 
Invasive   1496.02.27  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Illustration)
A young Ressa wrestles with her future.
Posted: 10/12/10     Updated: 10/14/10 [2 Comments] ~ 1917 words.
 
Railrage   1520.07.19  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Patron)
Yeff gets an employment offer that he can't refuse...
Posted: 10/12/10     Updated: 01/27/11 [1 Comment] ~ 1290 words.
 
Under the Waterfalls   1520.03.15  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Esarrali wants to find a unique plant or animal to study for her dissertation. But she finds her thoughts straying from that goal to contemplating her beautiful guide.
Posted: 10/06/10     Updated: 10/08/10 [2 Comments] ~ 3078 words.
 
Dance To Fend Off The Sky   1498.05.02  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
High in the Breida Mountains, a goat girl dances in welcome silence, until a mysterious danger known to her ancestors (and laughed at by Empire scientists) threatens. (Reprinted in Broad Spectrum: The 2012 Broad Universe Fiction Sampler)
Posted: 10/04/10      [2 Comments] ~ 1830 words.
 
Pretending   1520.07.17  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron), Valerie Joanne Higgins (Illustration)
The life of a cripple in the Empire isn't exactly what you might think...
Posted: 09/23/10     Updated: 10/01/10 [No comments yet] ~ 1119 words.
 
The Right Choice: Part 1 - The Fox   1508.09.09  
Creators: Lorna (Comtessa) (Writer)
It is time this age-set chose a bead, but which one will it be?
Posted: 09/10/10     Updated: 09/15/10 [1 Comment] ~ 787 words.
 
Supposed to Be   1520.05.01  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
The Southern explorers find that not everything goes as it's supposed to...
Posted: 09/03/10      [2 Comments] ~ 2310 words.
 
Homecoming   1520.06.03  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
A homecoming is not as happy as hoped for...
Posted: 08/30/10     Updated: 09/01/10 [1 Comment] ~ 2318 words.
 
Colors of the Elements   1520.05.14  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Laisesu battles the elements to get her dyework done.
Posted: 08/30/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1159 words.
 
Wild Snowy Chase, Part Two   1520.04.29  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Illustration)
Jrilii finds that leading her friends in the search for the snow unicorns they spotted from afar is more involved than following the (rather obvious) tracks through the wilderness.
Posted: 08/26/10      [1 Comment] ~ 4381 words.
 
What Tobern Needs   1506.05.06  
Creators: Valerie Joanne Higgins (Writer)
Kalitelm, Brethan and Tobern meet at a summer gather cooking fire.
Posted: 08/23/10      [1 Comment] ~ 533 words.
 
Asleep   1515.06.12  
Creators: Mike Hebel (Writer)
Oranaan finds that something lost can sometimes cause great trouble.
Posted: 08/12/10      [1 Comment] ~ 2397 words.
 
Tobern Climbs   1496.02.11  
Creators: Valerie Joanne Higgins (Writer)
Spring meltwater turns a path into a raging torrent.
Posted: 07/28/10      [1 Comment] ~ 2353 words.
 
Spilled   1515.06.08  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Areluu's age-set faces their last test...
Posted: 07/23/10      [4 Comments] ~ 1738 words.
 
Dying to Do   1520.05.14  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Laisesu is bothered by Marival's death.
Posted: 07/21/10      [2 Comments] ~ 694 words.
 
Paper Butterflies: Proof   1520.07.15  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Illustration)
All is not settled yet with unlicensed Amaroin...
Posted: 07/14/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1957 words.
 
The Bird Festival   myth  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
In this Southern myth Rockhopper, Furbird, and Scythebeak go to the Bird Festival.
Posted: 07/12/10      [4 Comments] ~ 1194 words.
 
Monster Teeth and Art Glass   1520.04.23  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
A peek into the life of a "rustic" Duurludirj artist, and her efforts to keep her family together and profitably employed.
Posted: 06/16/10      [2 Comments] ~ 1202 words.
 
An Irresistible Attraction   1520.03.29  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
The proprietor of The Smiling Serpent, Dorersh Duurl Atya's premier tourist restaurant, has a new competitor, and needs a way to attract the customers back to her tables.
Posted: 06/14/10      [2 Comments] ~ 1205 words.
 
The Gaudy Eye   1468.03.22  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
A beautiful blinkbird pin takes a tour through history.
Posted: 06/07/10      [No comments yet] ~ 927 words.
 
Story Rites   1520.02.03  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Melissa Nelson (Patron), Ellen Mllion (Illustration)
A body - and many memories - break free in melting spring ice.
Posted: 06/04/10      [4 Comments] ~ 2935 words.
 
Tainted Words Part 3: The Reward   1520.06.16  
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Creators: Lorna (Comtessa) (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Editor)
Olarali shares the information she's found out about Bai.
Posted: 06/03/10      [No comments yet] ~ 1265 words.
 
A Girls   1520.04.19  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Dini's sister wants to plan the wedding, and points out that a wedding dress is a first requirement, since they must sit for portraits. But first she takes Lalya to a women's clothing store.
Posted: 06/02/10      [3 Comments] ~ 2675 words.
 
The Acorn Coat   myth  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
In this Southern fable, Father Bear finds food for his family.
Posted: 06/01/10      [No comments yet] ~ 487 words.
 
Owlheart   1520.04.15  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Tekura shares a bead with Osro at the summer gather.
Posted: 05/21/10      [No comments yet] ~ 2373 words.
 
The First Flakes   1519.06.14  
Creators: Toni Sturtevant (Writer)
Taiv spends a relaxing late-summer afternoon with a group of snowies.
Posted: 05/20/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1442 words.
 
Spunkey Shines   1271.03.05  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
A strange animal follows Gliver home.
Posted: 05/19/10      [No comments yet] ~ 939 words.
 
The Reluctant Rescue   1520.06.21  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Despite personal dislike, Noithil goes out of his way to rescue a skycat.
Posted: 05/17/10      [3 Comments] ~ 1060 words.
 
The Empire Trusts You   1520.06.20  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Jelnora and Abom take a course in parenting.
Posted: 05/14/10      [No comments yet] ~ 1140 words.
 
We Shape Our Lives Like Clay   1520.06.19  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Fleitamelo grounded her daughter for playing on the wharves, then decided it's time for a private conversation with her.
Posted: 05/11/10      [1 Comment] ~ 2978 words.
 
Railcrazy   1520.06.19  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
A citizen of the Empire dreams of a better job.
Posted: 05/10/10      [2 Comments] ~ 636 words.
 
The Rats   1503.06.02  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Karavai, Tekura, Ularki, and their age-mates face the final phase of their adulthood tests.
Posted: 05/07/10      [1 Comment] ~ 2716 words.
 
Kasiikar   myth  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), mikka (Patron)
The dog-loving Yasiluu have their own mythology describing why the two smaller moons precede and follow the large moon in Torn World's sky.
Posted: 05/06/10      [1 Comment] ~ 2404 words.
 
Cause and Defect   1515.06.12  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Melissa Nelson (Patron), mikka (Patron)
Emeroma accepts a dinner engagement with Draiden.
Posted: 05/05/10      [2 Comments] ~ 1403 words.
 
A Northern Puppet Story   myth  
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Creators: Valerie Joanne Higgins (Writer), Valerie Joanne Higgins (Illustration)
A cautionary tale about good (and bad!) behavior in the North.
Posted: 04/30/10      [No comments yet] ~ 0 words.
 
Building Cities   1518.09.02  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Jerumal helps his little boys build a city out of blocks.
Posted: 04/29/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1231 words.
 
The Hammer That Remembered Hands   myth  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
A talking hammer teaches manners.
Posted: 04/29/10      [No comments yet] ~ 535 words.
 
Tainted Words Part 2: The Solution   1520.06.08  
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Creators: Lorna (Comtessa) (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Editor)
Olarali pries into Baison's work... and finds a crack in his armor.
Posted: 04/22/10      [No comments yet] ~ 1574 words.
 
Wild Snowy Chase, Part One   1520.04.23  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Jrilii and three of her age-mates remained in Itadesh after becoming adults to care for two young snowies; when they finally leave for the summer gather, a side-trip leads them into a remote valley.
Posted: 04/21/10      [2 Comments] ~ 4484 words.
 
A New Role   1520.04.18  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Dini tells Lalya his sister wants to take his bride shopping and plan wedding festivities. Lalya had never imagined himself a bride. Oh--and there's to be a big party! And...
Posted: 04/16/10      [No comments yet] ~ 756 words.
 
It's Not Magic, It's Science!   1515.09.02  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Melissa Nelson (Patron)
Oranaan makes another attempt to study the after-effects of anomalies.
Posted: 04/15/10      [2 Comments] ~ 1450 words.
 
Dress Code   1520.06.18  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), mikka (Patron)
Lassati's employees try to change her style...
Posted: 04/14/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1327 words.
 
A Monster Project   1514.07.03  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Dlujan and his classmates dissect a deathfin carcass for a school project.
Posted: 04/14/10      [1 Comment] ~ 927 words.
 
My First Dance   1477  
Creators: Valerie Joanne Higgins (Writer)
Ivara is an elder of the Snow Unicorn Riders. Ashegoi is a retired female actor of male roles in The Empire. They have never met, but each has vivid memories of the first dance they attended as an adult!
Posted: 04/13/10      [1 Comment] ~ 2614 words.
 
The Shades of Yesterday   1520.04.02  
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Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Unafari, a record clerk, notices something odd about a museum display.
Posted: 04/12/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1871 words.
 
Not the End of the World   1520.06.02  
Creators: Amy Waller (Writer)
Dlashi has something important to tell Lei...
Posted: 04/12/10      [No comments yet] ~ 1803 words.
 
Wide Sky With Small Critters   1520.02.23  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Siobhan Murphy (Illustration)
Alainya is knitting something prettier than diapers, when Bayarl, as usual, interrupts her peace--but not in the usual way.
Posted: 04/09/10      [2 Comments] ~ 1230 words.
 
How Hare-thorn Catkins Became the First Sign of Spring   myth  
Creators: Valerie Joanne Higgins (Writer)
A Northern myth about silk-hares and hare-thorn
Posted: 04/09/10      [1 Comment] ~ 448 words.
 
Tainted Words Part 1: The Challenge   1520.06.01  
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Creators: Lorna (Comtessa) (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Editor)
Baison seeks to soothe his mind and body with Olarali.
Posted: 04/08/10      [No comments yet] ~ 2402 words.
 
Paper Butterflies: Paper Trail   1520.06.01  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Patron), Lorna (Comtessa) (Illustration)
Bai struggles with the idea of unlicensed Amaroin.
Posted: 04/07/10      [1 Comment] ~ 2339 words.
 
Becoming Art   1520.06.18  
Creators: Amy Waller (Writer)
It isn't the dance itself that is art.
Posted: 04/05/10      [2 Comments] ~ 446 words.
 
These Teeth, Like Stars   1520.04.15  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Marai and Valoi go to the Raiser Day celebration in summer.
Posted: 04/01/10      [2 Comments] ~ 1859 words.
 
Say No To The Empire   1520.06.17  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
An employee of the Empire goes to work.
Posted: 03/29/10     Updated: 03/30/10 [3 Comments] ~ 1316 words.
 
Harp of Feathers   1520.04.13  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Melissa Nelson (Patron), mikka (Patron)
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.
Posted: 03/27/10     Updated: 10/06/10 [3 Comments] ~ 1739 words.
 
Only A Yiirk Bite   1520.04.09  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Toni Sturtevant (Patron), Lorna (Comtessa) (Inspiration)
An infection in a snow-unicorn's tail leads to drastic measures.
Posted: 03/23/10      [3 Comments] ~ 1287 words.
 
A Lot Like Breathing   1515.06.23  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Lenarai is just getting used to the idea of being an adult.
Posted: 03/19/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1301 words.
 
The Repairman   1520.05.24  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Valerie Joanne Higgins (Inspiration)
A repairman comes to service a time crystal storage unit.
Posted: 03/18/10      [3 Comments] ~ 1169 words.
 
Licensing Interview   1520.04.17  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Lalya gets called to Bai's office for an interview regarding his application to become, legally, a woman.
Posted: 03/11/10      [5 Comments] ~ 955 words.
 
An Afternoon Made of Stories   1485.09.17  
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Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Amelia Margetts (Inspiration), mikka (Inspiration), Toni Sturtevant (Inspiration), Jessica Douglas (Illustration)
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.
Posted: 03/09/10      [3 Comments] ~ 3329 words.
 
City of Lights Pt 2; Ithai   1515.03.03  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
An incident at a celebration dinner for the City of Lights raises many questions.
Posted: 03/08/10      [2 Comments] ~ 2688 words.
 
Not Fair   1513.02.26  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron), Rhiannon Rose (Inspiration)
Kether's age-set gets ready to take their graduation tests.
Posted: 03/05/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1181 words.
 
Birash and Darash   myth  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Valerie Joanne Higgins (Inspiration)
In the Breida mountains, there is a series of tales about of two siblings, twins, Birash and Darash, who came out of the womb pulling each otherís hair. There's more to the tale, of course.
Posted: 03/04/10      [1 Comment] ~ 472 words.
 
It's Grey!   1516.09.07  
Creators: Lorna (Comtessa) (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Patron)
Lenarai decides to try her hand at food for babies.
Posted: 03/03/10      [3 Comments] ~ 970 words.
 
A Day of Silence   1516.07.03  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Patron), Amelia Margetts (Inspiration)
A typical day for Marai in the infant house.
Posted: 02/25/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1255 words.
 
The Brightest Star in the Sky   myth  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Inspiration)
This is a Northern myth about how the stars were placed in the sky, why Mouse has a white belly, and why there is no magic in the world.
Posted: 02/24/10      [2 Comments] ~ 868 words.
 
Rules are Rules   1515.09.28  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron), Rhiannon Rose (Inspiration), Elizabeth Barrette (Editor)
Bai struggles with a license he can't approve... but wants to.
Posted: 02/24/10      [2 Comments] ~ 695 words.
 
It's Not Just About Firolk   1516.04.16  
Creators: Amy Waller (Writer), Elizabeth Barrette (Inspiration)
Ashegoi is teaching Lei about more than just firolk...
Posted: 02/23/10      [4 Comments] ~ 902 words.
 
Odds and Ends   1503.03.30  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Toni Sturtevant (Patron), Amelia Margetts (Inspiration), Ellen Mllion (Illustration)
Karavai prepares a knitting project with help from his age-mate Ularki.
Posted: 02/22/10      [4 Comments] ~ 900 words.
 
Small Changes   historical  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), mikka (Inspiration)
An Ibabesh matriarch contemplates the changes in her times.
Posted: 02/22/10      [2 Comments] ~ 424 words.
 
Building a Home   1520.04.08  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), Ally Loughrin (Patron), Ally Loughrin (Inspiration), Lorna (Comtessa) (Inspiration)
The Empire's licensing system can lead to some interesting domestic choices.
Posted: 02/19/10      [2 Comments] ~ 1469 words.
 
The Song of the Wind, the Sigh of the Willows   1520.02.08  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer)
Fala performs a ranger's duties in caring for the dead.
Posted: 02/18/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1154 words.
 
Cure or Cause?   1515.05.24  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Melissa Nelson (Patron), mikka (Patron), Lorna (Comtessa) (Inspiration)
Draiden's attempt to gamble with Oranaan is interrupted.
Posted: 02/18/10      [4 Comments] ~ 824 words.
 
A License to Gamble Pt. 1: The Bet   1520.06.15  
Creators: Melissa Nelson (Writer)
Draiden engages in a friendly bet.
Posted: 02/17/10      [2 Comments] ~ 1350 words.
 
Pickled   1520.03.15  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Patron), Lorna (Comtessa) (Inspiration)
Sromaffo introduces a new recipe to spice up his eatery.
Posted: 02/16/10      [3 Comments] ~ 893 words.
 
Band of Ivory   1516.10.23  
Creators: Lorna (Comtessa) (Writer)
Lenarai gets something more than she bargained for when making a deal with Tekoth!
Posted: 02/15/10      [2 Comments] ~ 856 words.
 
Alligator   myth  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer), mikka (Patron), mikka (Inspiration)
It is the custom in the Riilass Swamps to dance on the Summer Solstice. But for some reason, no one wants to dance with Alligator.
Posted: 02/10/10      [2 Comments] ~ 857 words.
 
To Name a Reason   1520.02.08  
Creators: Lorna (Comtessa) (Writer), Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Editor)
Lenaroth and Lenarai discuss the nature of their names.
Posted: 02/03/10      [1 Comment] ~ 698 words.
 
Beads and Memories   1520.02.08  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
Facing death is just a part of growing up in the North.
Posted: 01/24/10      [6 Comments] ~ 2119 words.
 
A Simple Order   -30.05.04  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Edward Cammarota (Patron)
The origins of Torn World.
Posted: 01/22/10      [2 Comments] ~ 1476 words.
 
Paper Butterflies: Only Paper   1520.06.01  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Lorna (Comtessa) (Illustration)
Bai meets someone new while out 'wearing the white hat.'
Posted: 01/17/10      [2 Comments] ~ 1301 words.
 
Skycat and Woodpecker Make A Bet   myth  
Creators: Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon (Writer)
In the south, in and around the Riilass swamps, there are a species of cats who have gliding "wings" much like flying squirrels, referred to locally as skycats. This is one of the stories of the mythical Skycat's adventures.
Posted: 01/14/10      [1 Comment] ~ 840 words.
 
Genius   1514.04.25  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer), Elizabeth Barrette (Editor), mikka (Editor), Nicole Robertson (Editor)
Emeroma has a frank talk with Oranaan.
Posted: 01/06/10      [2 Comments] ~ 1199 words.
 
Fala the Leader   1500.06.08  
Creators: Elizabeth Barrette (Writer), Ellen Mllion (Editor)
Fala and her young agemates have an adventure while picking blackberries.
Posted: 01/03/10      [3 Comments] ~ 2934 words.
 
City of Lights Pt 1: Ithei   1512.09.17  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Jerumal has a surprise for Denel.
Posted: 01/01/10      [1 Comment] ~ 1622 words.
 
Mushrooms   future  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Kether comes clean with Kativa.
Posted: 11/14/08      [4 Comments] ~ 1410 words.
 
The Right Man   1520.02.03  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Explorers go North on a survey mission
Posted: 10/29/08      [No comments yet] ~ 1474 words.
 
Pure   future  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Birka discovers more differences between the Empire and the Snow-Unicorn riders.
Posted: 06/13/08      [6 Comments] ~ 1773 words.
 
The Wrong Kind of Snow   1520.09.27  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Explorers find something unexpected in the snow.
Posted: 06/13/08      [3 Comments] ~ 2241 words.
 
Tame   future  
Creators: Ellen Mllion (Writer)
Birka ponders gardens.
Posted: 02/12/08      [1 Comment] ~ 202 words.
 

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