Archive for January, 2010

Friday, January 29th, 2010

The back streets and alleys of the meat district run grey with rivers of rendered fat. The rent is cheap, though, and a bargain for one who no longer has the full faculty of smell. On arriving in the city, Freja had wandered the streets for three nights, sleeping in gutters and gulleys, feeling out […]

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

The pits of Tinnev sing and hum in the evening winds. The spiraled funnels of the main routes and byways form a giant stone pipe organ, played at by the will and whim of the strong breezes that whistle down off the escarpments to the south. The lower classes – merchants and politicians – have […]

The Underpeople
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

It is unlikely, all things considered, that you have heard of the Treaty of Detroit. Unliklier still that you have heard of it by its other name: the Treaty of the Underpeople. Since that day when the secret war, started in those salt mines, had ended in an uneasy peace, our industry and excess have […]