When their troop arrived at that river post so soon after the death of a comrade, it was a new member of their group that helped them forget their grief. It was around that time that Iku made the acquaintance of Jali who would become a great friend of his, but their encounter did not […]Read more "The Far Shores of Ixamil: A New Dawn – Chapter 4"
“I’ve made a horrible mistake.” – Gavin thought as he was sitting in the med bay at the Ranch while a Centauri – a race which perfectly and eerily fits the descriptions of “tall, grey men” of Old-Earth alien legends – doctor was examining him, while Director Carlyle besieged his mind with an endless barrage of information. […]Read more "Corymbus – Chapter 3"
Iku only spoke of the incident at the bridge to me once, but he told me that he played through those moments a thousand times in his mind. Could Jutek have leaped to Kumiz’s help? Could the elder have evoked some kind of spell to summon the winds to carry Kumiz over to the other […]Read more "The Far Shores of Ixamil: A New Dawn – Chapter 3"
Gavin began to panic. There was blood smeared all over his front door, and it all belonged to a dead guy lying two meters from it. He had no idea what was going on, but was thankful to have been inside instead of out when the tragedy happened. He knew without checking that holographic police […]Read more "Corymbus – Chapter 2"
You may find various stories when idling on this beach, somewhere, but chances are the waves won’t wash up anything particularly scary or frightening. If you’re looking for a good fright, or want to stock up on tales to tell around the fire come evening, have a read of the many stories on Alone at […]Read more "If you’re looking for a fright when alone at night"
Iku told me how different his second arrival to Leowi was compared to his first. When he was brought into the village from Koura after the unfortunate incident at the warehouse, he was barely treated better than a prisoner. Even though Leowi has something of a reputation for being wary of outsiders and a generally […]Read more "The Far Shores of Ixamil: A New Dawn – Chapter 2"
Corymbus – the heart of galactic civilisation, corruption and soon, rebellion.Read more "Corymbus – Chapter 1"
Iku often spoke of what those moments were like when “the object” first washed ashore. He spoke of how much his feelings of the event have changed since that fateful day, how he’s gone through phases of anger, regret, and self-blame before once again coming to peace with it. Sometimes we’re in the wrong place […]Read more "The Far Shores of Ixamil: A New Dawn – Chapter 1"
A new age in the history of Ixamil begins on a quiet shore.Read more "The Far Shores of Ixamil: A New Dawn – Prologue"