Sep 11, 2019
...took a new name: the Frost Shepherd. It was in trying to understand this act, its causes, and its consequences, that I first thought this second volume might be necessary. Even as it happened, I sensed a moment of diversion, of what an old mentor would have called a potential “rupture” in history.
In the old...
Sep 6, 2019
The world was large, larger not only than what we’d known before but larger than anything it had been before. And it was large in new ways. In the old Hieron, a big place was wide or...
Aug 30, 2019
…unexpected means of conveyance, but at that time, what ought
have been reasonably expected at all?
Perhaps such flippancy isn’t well placed. Now, with the benefit of distance and context, it’s simple to recognize the many ways that the Rhizome should have shaken loose our assumptions along with all that old...
Aug 23, 2019
..alone would drive many settlements to resign themselves to his
vassalage, as the Duke’s medicinal stores separated him from many
of the other warlords in that first year, when the pollen was so
severe not only due to its density but to our own body’s sluggish
adaptation to it.
But the University’s leadership was...
Aug 16, 2019
...good a start as could be imagined, given the circumstances.
But there was a confounding question still, which seemed to rent
space in everyone’s mind: Yes, the university had survived, but
where was it?
This was not a philosophical question. It was a simple matter of fact, a concrete concern.
“Used to be three...