Where Anyone is Possible
A lot of this I only know because my mother told me. I have memories, but at the time I didn't understand any of it.
I remember very little of my early life. There's a sense of being loved and protected; the sound of Mother's voice singing to me; her scent and the scent of someone I came to understand was my father. Arms holding me, sometimes hers, sometimes his. Their laughter, and my own. Happiness.
But they were poor, I learned later, living in subsidized housing. He had a…Continue
I thought I'd have more warning. Now she's dead and I never got to say goodbye. So...
Goodbye, my friend. You were one of the first, and I still remember trying to save you from the crazed wolf on the tavern roof in those early days.
I still remember you going crazy yourself and nearly burning me…Continue
Construction on the Plainview Corporate Building in Myrwaukie province came to a crashing halt today when most of the structure collapsed. One worker appears to be missing, but no one was killed, and injuries were minimal, since the collapse happened during the lunch break. Only one injury is considered…Continue
A hand-printed notice on paper torn out of a notebook is thumbtacked up on a post in the Blue Moon tavern as follows:
Three Generals have been named to lead the rebels:
When I walked into La Puerta Negra that night, I'll admit I was nervous. Sure, Lucito had never told me I couldn't sleep with anybody but him, but now that I had, and especially because it was with Gus, I had a bad feeling. Lucito has spies in the tavern watching my every move, listening to my every word. Gus and I…Continue