Enter the worlds of nine authors through their eleven stories, ranging from the mysterious to the thrilling, the hilarious to the heroic, from snapshots of ordinary life to tales of a hundred years ago. From chases through the streets of London to the adventures of the dreaded pirate Nebuchadnezzar Pearl, prepare yourself for an epic journey which spans eleven worlds.
Isaiah D The fog showed no signs of breaking as the longship sliced through it, turning up the bright water at its bow in little ripples, its strakes creaking under the strain of the low, irregular gusts afflicting the fluttering mainsail. Why, it was so thick Olaf Adrejalsson could have cut a path through it … Continue reading Huset, Hiorthfjellet, and the Vikings
1: Welcome to Place2: Number 877 3: Hiding The dews that rose and fell in Place carried the months and years with them; and Savannah grew up. Eleven-year-old Savannah wasn’t tall for her age, but she was healthy and active. Unit 877 spent a good deal of time sewing up holes in her clothes. Savannah’s … Continue reading Malcolm Defroster: Chapter 3
1: Welcome to Place 2: Number 877 On a dark, humid night in July, human 877 was born. Off in the underground Unit manufacturing plant, a new Unit was being commissioned at the same time. But no one celebrates commission day. Savannah—that’s human 877’s name—didn’t remember more of her first four years than most of … Continue reading Malcolm Defroster: Chapter 2