3.20 – Unraveling the Riddles

Location: Nektar’s CauldronTimeline: Sixth Age of Substance, 46th Year, Spring The hours of the early evening on the following day saw me curled up with a book in the plush surrounding of The Cauldron’s Library. Although I was here because my work required it, I couldn’t help but relax — for the atmosphere of thisContinue reading “3.20 – Unraveling the Riddles”

3.19 – Interruptions

Location: Nektar’s CauldronTimeline: Sixth Age of Substance, 46th Year, Spring The bones of my hands trembled with a mixture of excitement and desperation (1), as I unwound the cord that held the gutskin covering bound to the top of Aspus’ fourth (and final) Reconnaissance Jar.  Listening to the spy’s words from the first three vesselsContinue reading “3.19 – Interruptions”

3.2 – The Soul Harvester (Book III, Ch2)

Location: Nektar’s CauldronTimeline: Sixth Age of Substance, 44th Year,Winter There’s nothing like relaxing in all the comforts of home, right? For me, it’s all about sipping a glass of the best red (1) from my favorite chalice while chilling on my throne. If you’ll recall, my palatial estate was located in and arounds the groundsContinue reading “3.2 – The Soul Harvester (Book III, Ch2)”

3.1 – Fond Memories (Book III, Ch1)

Location: Nektar’s CauldronTimeline: Sixth Age of Substance, 44th Year,Winter (1) As I took the final step up from The Stairway of Infinity, I stopped…and breathed a sigh of relief. For even a god can be terrified. (2) Unfortunately any relief I felt at escaping The Stairway was short-lived because my troubles were only beginning. ToContinue reading “3.1 – Fond Memories (Book III, Ch1)”