- The End of the Ayirapisasu (4th September 2002)
chants rose to a crescendo, the loud and clear voice of Thalvi, daughter
of Thalva, Head of the Temple Guard and the youngest Senior Priestess
ever in the service of Rud, rose above them all with a shouted command...
- The Saviour in Preparation (21st August 2002)
changes we effect before we enter that world will be in place regardless
of whether I can reach out to my powers from there or not. And, there
is magic at work on that world. It will help us...
- The Ayirapisasu (14th August 2002)
then that the High Priest began to call the Ayirapisasu. From his staff
proceeded a shaft of white light, which blasted open the Palace Door.
The light illuminated the inside of the Main Hall briefly, showing that
the interior had been burned out totally...
- The High Priest (7th August 2002)
watched the host sweep past the Gates into the Palace Grounds, the Marshals
wondered whether they could have stopped them even if they had wanted...
- The Dog of All Things (31st July 2002)
going on a journey - you could call it an adventure - where a lot of danger
is involved. Your job is to get out of the whole adventure alive, and
my job is to see that that happens...
- The Third (24th July 2002)
was walking towards us, with a slow and studied gait, a giant of a man.
He was about six and a half feet tall, and with broad shoulders and suitably
matching bulging muscles...
- The Guide (12th June 2002)
man claiming to be the "Master of the Third Quadrant" had almost
nonchalantly handed me to a "Guide" who would "do the rest"
and all I had to do was to do as I was told...
- Backspace (5th June 2002)
was one of Nature's originals - a lazybones if ever there was one, as
averse to walking or exercise of any kind as he was fond of food. The
next best thing to food he liked was to lie down and think...
- Three Marshals and a Captain (29th May 2002)
your tongue, Ainura of the Sword!" said Fali, "Do not talk thus
of a Lord of the Realm. If the Emperor trusts him, then we trust him.
Do we not serve the Emperor?"
- The Imperial Palace (22nd May 2002)
appointed Lord of the Eastern Farlands, where even before the Rebellion
the Emperor's sway was weak...