Second Chance Bird, Episode Thirteen

Second Chance Bird, Episode Thirteen

Chapter Sixty-eight: The Ones That Got Away   Port Looking Glass, December 15th, 1635   "They what?" Pam shouted, her voice like sharp metal. Ulf, the Swedish marine who had brought her the bad news flinched, hoping that the American saying about...
Standing On The Shoulders of Giants

Standing On The Shoulders of Giants

I’m not sure what caused it: Maybe watching the news coming out of NASA about the Mars Rover. Maybe downloading too many Star Trek alert tones for my phone. Maybe the deep and somewhat excessive excitement I felt when I discovered some Stargate episodes that I...
Guardian

Guardian

Jin hugged the wall on the edge of an alleyway. Loud music and conversation filtered down from the OldTown night market two blocks away, but nothing moved nearby.The ancient coin Auntie Bai Wei had given her hung on a thin leather cord around Jin’s neck. It...
Accidental Heroes

Accidental Heroes

Sunday, March 2, 1636   Boom! Crack! Crack! Dina Frost froze where she was. It wasn’t the deer hunting season, so nobody should be shooting in this area—that meant the shooters were probably poachers. Maybe that was what the policemen from the cruiser she...
Sole Heir

Sole Heir

Grantville, Early Spring 1636″I got a letter today from Wolmirstedt. They wanted me to know that Otto Schmidt died. His shop is sitting empty. They are asking if we’re coming back. And, they want to know what we’re going to do about Anna,”...
The Midnight Garden

The Midnight Garden

Salim let the door to Baram Khan’s sickroom close before addressing the man who walked out. “Any change?” The physician started, wheeled to face him. “I didn’t see you there.” Salim stepped into the light of the candle the man...
Ein Feste Burg, Episode Six

Ein Feste Burg, Episode Six

Foreword: While our friends in Eisenach have "wonderful nights," and the deconstruction of the Wartburg still goes on in the spring of the year 1634, we need to rewind to the summer of 1632 and meet some other people who will eventually become involved in the...
Cadence: A Continuation of the Euterpe Stories

Cadence: A Continuation of the Euterpe Stories

GrantvilleMarch 1635 The doorbell rang. Elizabeth Jordan looked up from the sink where she was peeling carrots. "One of you get that," she called out. She heard Leah's feet go running across the floor. For a small girl, she had such a heavy tread . . . We're very...