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“He’s an idiot.” I was too new to the board to offer Smythe a flat contradiction, but as I joined him at the window I suggested tentatively “There might have been something in it?” For a moment we watched Perks make his way disconsolately down the street, a box of belongings cradled forlornly in his […]
This is a tale from the Hinterland, and you may tell it the next time you find some knowing fool spreading the old lie that the people of the Hinterland have nothing but whatever ragged scraps they can scavenge from under the skirts of the Hegemony, that they are a people of borrowed gods and […]
I would be your lover in the dusk, when the stars begin to shine in a sky still blue, and the same light sparkles in your eyes. I would be the man you return to when the music fades and the dancing ends, and squire you home through the soft darkness, and be your lover […]