Emily winced at the thought. It wasn’t her. It wasn’t Emily. Emily was better than that. And yet… One liar against another as Emily tries to find her ‘alternative’. Meanwhile, Dante angsts. Read it all in Chapter 36!
It was all Emily’s idea. Dante had only gone along with it because he didn’t have a better one. Dante’s forced to be a little pro-active for a change? Read Chapter 35 to see how he handles it…
“This is an interesting piece of technology you have here,” said Emily. Read Chapter 34 and see inside the workings of paradise as Emily and Dante blunder from one encounter to another.
“In the meantime,” Emily reached over and took his hands in hers, “you ready for some practise?” Read Chapter 33
This week you can read a piece by Rembrandt Payne on Seelie’s officer ranks. Meanwhile, here’s the schedule for Episode Five: Beneath the Surface. Nine chapters this time! Mar 28th: Chapter 33 Apr 4th: Chapter 34 Apr 11th: Chapter 35 Apr 18th: Chapter 36 Apr 25th: Chapter 37 May 2nd: Chapter 38 May 9th: Chapter […]
“Ah, Azhara’d,” the Sultan lifted a hand in greeting, “good morning! I trust you slept well?” Read the Episode Four Interlude
I didn’t know what else to do, so I did the only thing I could… Read Chapter 32
“If I were you,” said Mr al-Hakim, “I would make sure that you are recording this.” Read Chapter 31
The door burst open and gunfire filled the hallway. As a shower of brain matter spewed across his face, Dante stumbled back and ducked for cover behind a mahogany cabinet. When one headless body fell twitching, two more staggered forward. Read Chapter 30
Everywhere Emily looked there were signs of the synthetic, from rolling fields of wild turquoise dotted with ‘herbal baths’ and ‘relaxation pools’, to thick groves of cerulean and silver, pumping copious amounts of Aethex into the atmosphere, where it could shape and reshape itself to provide whatever reality its overseers desired. Read Chapter 29