Archive for May, 2012

Ground Level
Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

The rain burns off into a light mist before it reaches this low in the city, but it brings an insistent damp just the same. The light shatters and fragments from the thick air and slick surfaces, and the streets and alleyways close in on themselves. Moreso than either above or below, the city is […]

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

In a large, deep, hollow in the lee of the western slope the forest grudgingly gives ground to a lake with a surface like dark glass, ringed on all sides and loomed over above by ancient sprawling trees. Figs and banyans and more besides stretch branches overhead, daring no more trespass than the occasional twig […]