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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Studies in Torture

Part of our training here involves torture; not giving it, taking it. Only the bad guys in Dunari ever use torture. Nevertheless, Ganhook insisted that we needed to be exposed to it to know what to expect if any bad guys ever catch us. That’s why he took us to the Fortress of the Five Heads yesterday morning. This is the hub of the…

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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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