Shinytop Part 2

It’s been over a week since we returned from Dayshop Alley. The moment we were behind the compound’s walls, Shinytop requested to be left in the armoury. We were all still pretty fired up, so we didn’t have a problem dumping him down there. As the days went by, though, and our anger and frustration ebbed, I started to wonder how he was getting…

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Shinytop Part 1

We had a rare day off today. When Shinytop heard we were planning to visit a local market, he said. ‘I can bring you somewhere much more interesting.’ We knew that that really meant he wanted to go somewhere interesting, and he wanted us to bring him. ‘What place? I asked. ‘Dayshop Alley. Not many know about it. If you have unique things to…

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Dinner at the Marrow Pot

I’ve been wondering all week whether to write about our visit to The Marrow Pot. After all, half my online friends—especially the really older ones—are always posting pictures about the latest wonderful (not) dinner, desert, soup or cake they’ve eaten. That’s so Boooor . . . . . . ing. And I want to be original. But here goes anyway. Ganhook says The Marrow…

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Bouldergeist

Bouldergeist [Bowl-dar-geyst]  Plural: Bouldergeists. Advanced spirit weapon consisting of an unstable and vengeful spirit imprisoned in a medium sized (maximum weight 200kg) shardstone boulder. Production of this siege breaking weapon was solely licensed to the Exploration Guild’s Spirit and Dark Arts weapons division. Banned since the siege of Portroy.   ***   You’re never too far from a scream in the City of Bones….

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The Result

We had a ‘hold your breath for the longest’ competition this morning to decide who would reveal their torture time first. Aisling was a great swimmer, so I knew she’d win. It was an honourable way out for me, though, and we both knew it. My ‘The Dark’ time was two hours and forty-seven minutes. Her’s was two hours and thirty-nine minutes. I was…

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