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  • Gaian's Tour

    He stood in the shadows, watching those gathered in front of the temple ahead. In truth, the shadows were probably unnecessary; those he was watching were far too engrossed with the huge structure before them to notice the common folk passing by. Which …

  • Gaian's Reignition

    Gaian was sitting watching his wife Ereniel work late into the night on some piece of delicate elven embroidery when he heard shouts in the distance and the sound of heavily booted feet running past in the street. Unable to see anything through the …

  • The Varied Thoughts of Gaian Vespinus

    *After the Night of Ashes:* I am greatly concerned for my friend Petronicus following the fire that gutted his family’s estate. I had been looking forward to see what excitement the new day would bring after seeing the fires last night, but I care not …

  • The Varied Thoughts of Gaian Vespinus 2

    *On Plans of Rebellion* That club to the head must have shaken me more than I’d thought; to have not only agreed to join some kind of rebellion, but play a role within it is ridiculous! Usually I’m far better at keeping...errant thoughts...unvoiced! …

  • The Varied Thoughts of Gaian Vespinus 3

    _There, all done! Now I just need to wait until morning, change my appearance, and walk arm-in-arm through the gates with Brother Vaelus. Nothing to it!_ Seriously? You just about got yourself killed. And that means you just about got me killed! If it …

  • The Varied Thoughts of Gaian Vespinus 4

    Well, that was interesting. _Enlightening, I’d say. Or maybe not, no real surprises there. Now get your wife home and then I’ll get us to Belor’s._ Of course, that’s where Pavo is most likely to go. We’ll meet him there. _Pavo? Fuck Pavo. We need to …

  • The Varied Thought of Gaian Vespinus 5

    _So, Alaria is holed up with this Aroldo guy._ So it seems. Of course, that’s what we assumed when the others lost her during the rescue. _Incompetants! That wasn’t part of the plan!_ No, but it wasn’t unwelcome. We still rescued her and made …

  • The Varied Thought of Gaian Vespinus 6

    Nightswarm’s recently acquired mask lay on the table. In the flickering candlelight, the swarm of large wasps carved on its face gave the appearance of movement. Beside the mask lay a single sheet of paper, the freshly written ink slowly drying. _Three …

  • The Varied Thought of Gaian Vespinus 7

    _Damnit, get out of my head! I’ve got too much to do tonight to have you distracting me._ I’m afraid I don’t know what you mean. _Really? It’s all your moping. “Poor Butcher is dead”. Blah, blah, blah._ Only Rufus? What about Titus and Keldor? …

  • The Varied Thoughts of Gaian Vespinus 8

    _Damnit, I’ve had enough of this waiting around! Something’s obviously gone wrong. Just give me control and I’ll go and sort it out!_ Out of the question. Marquel requested a meeting with me, not you. You’ll have to wait this one out. _Yeah, yeah. …

  • True Lies

    Gaian walked briskly down streets and alleyways, keeping up a steady stream of chatter as he went; amusing anecdotes, historical facts, and concocted versions of both of the above. Anything, really, to fill the silence that would otherwise reside between …

  • The Varied Thoughts of Gaian Vespinus 9

    _Quick! There are a couple of loyalists over there, heading toward that alley. Perfect opportunity to take them out and instill a bit more fear in the organisation. Give me control!_ You’re joking, right? No way. _Since when do I joke about things …

  • The Varied Thoughts of Gaian Vespinus 10

    You’re awfully quiet. _Unlike yourself, I’m a man of few, yet valuable, words. Was there something in particular you wished commentary on?_ Well, I’m surprised there’s been no mockery of my day at the horse festival. But what I’d really expected to …

  • Home Is Where The Hate Is

    Gaian whistled to himself as he strolled toward home. The meeting had gone about as well as could be expected, although he did wonder if he’d been a bit harsh on Bug. After all, Gaian was confident enough that there was nothing to link him to the …

  • Questions of Etiquette

    “Thank you for agreeing to meet me, Mialari. It is okay to call you Mialari, is it not?” Gaian began with a smile. “That,” The woman replied flatly “Would be rather indecorous.” Gaian took a gulp of his tea, wishing the attendant were still here to …

  • Expanded Education: Part 2

    Raiia felt a warm buzz through her as she crept through the shadows back toward the school, the thrill of knowing she was sneaking around after curfew only adding to the heady excitement of attending the Speakeasy. Her one disappointment was that she had …

  • The Varied Thoughts of Gaian Vespinus 11

    _What’s bothering you? I’d have thought you’d be quite happy with our defense of the Academy._ I am. But I’m also concerned. There’s no way the Barzillai is going to allow this to stand. _Huh. He’s done little enough in response to our other …