Millmoor slavetown might be going up in flames, but Gavar Jardine failed to see why that was his problem. Particularly not at eight in the morning. How could a few incidents and arrests up north necessitate an emergency convening of the Justice Council? What was important enough to drag Gavar away from Kyneston and his… Continue reading Wind Against Progress – Chapter 11: Chaos in Millmoor
If she wanted to discover why Luke wasn’t welcome at Kyneston, Abi’s only option was Jenner. But he’d warned her not to ask. So how could she get him to tell her? Perhaps if she could win his trust. His admiration. Maybe even his affection? She snorted at that, and turned back to the heap… Continue reading Wind Against Progress – Chapter 9: History of the Equals
From his perch high up on the roof parapet, Luke could see right across Millmoor. No one would be charging tourists ten quid to admire the view any time soon. What stood out wasn’t the shape or size of the slavetown, but its colour – or rather, the lack of it. Everything had a drab,… Continue reading Wind Against Progress – Chapter 8: News Leak
If one sacred guiding principle could be said to reside in every heart, then for Siegfried Kircheis’s heart, the principle surely embodied in it took the form of the words a beautiful young girl had spoken eleven years ago: “Sieg, please be a good friend to my brother.” The redheaded boy had felt so proud… Continue reading Legend of Galactic Heroes – V2 Chapter 8: Lines of Death
Boris Konev, the young independent trader of Phezzan, couldn’t hide his sullen mood. He had braved the dangers of traversing a battlefield to transport the band of Terraist pilgrims, but his earnings had been meager, and once he’d cleared up his debts, paid his subordinates’ wages, and docked the Beryozka, the amount left after subtracting… Continue reading Legend of Galactic Heroes – V2 Chapter 7: A Victory For Whom?