The Ghosts of Stein Cat’s Past

Ganhook received a storm warning at 3:34 this morning. Though the storm wasn’t a spirit storm, and was over nine-hundred kilometres away, he decided it was a good time we learned about storm warnings. In my eyes, 3:34 AM isn’t a good time for anything except dreaming. ‘It’s a Spale Storm,’ he said, once he’d gathered Aisling and I in the kitchen. ‘Spale Storms…

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Eggs

I’ve been trying to explain the concept of Easter to them here, but it’s like trying to explain a cat to a mouse. Okay, so their fine with a public holiday. It’s the eggs thing they don’t get. ‘Chocolate eggs,’ Ganhook said, his eyes wide with astonishment. His reaction surprised me. He loved chocolate. But at least I’d managed to shock him, which gave…

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Ganhook’s Map

Ganhook has the most amazing map I’ve ever seen. Normally it’s laid out on a table in his ‘Odd Things’ examination chamber, a beautiful 2D artwork about 3’ by 3’, depicting everything within the city walls. But with a simple spell phrase, the map becomes 3D and semi-solid, and can be manipulated to make any feature bigger and transparent, enabling a viewer to see…

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Aisling’s ‘Weird News’ snippet. April 2019

City of Bones News Exclusive Unearthing the scandal of the Market Fields haunted road. By Undercover reporter Kran As you will know, the Bone City News is proud of its reputation as a beacon against corruption. No stone is left unturned to expose the parasites that feed on society. When the first reports of ‘strange goings on’ at the Market Fields expansion reached us,…

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