Monthly Archives: December 2007

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Personal Time.

Twenty four hours later and Cassandra Argento hits the streets hard, trading sole rubber for information and getting nowhere at the sort of speed that makes it hard to stay awake.  She wants her mind back, and if she doesn’t catch a break soon then

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The Ghost Of Christmas Vengeance

It’s been eight years now since Xopher became the Ghost of Christmas Vengeance, and that’s a hell of a lot of Christmas. You know that song, ‘I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day’? That song was Xopher’s life now, minus the sax and the

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The Running of the Red Men

(Excerpt from Lonely Planet: Mrrlgorth and the Outer Provinces, 4th Printing, pg. 102) FAST FACTS! If you want to soak up some local culture, you can’t go past the so-called ‘Running of the Red Men’. This provincial festival sees dozens of fat, red-clad men chased

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Screw City

The buildings have lights strung on them year round. Winking and glittering strands. They shine back off the slick streets at night. And the streets here are always a little slick at night, either from being cleaned or needing it after too much fun (and

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On Montague Road.

There was a man dwelt by a churchyard.  He was, it could be said (and often was), something of a recluse, not much given to chat and the normal social interactions.  He lived alone in a small house, once part of the church grounds and