She circulated through the alchemists. Onta's amalgamation of minds was no longer a few weird people with crazy ideas, but rather a collection of geniuses vying for the king's eye. She would supply the king with the next Royal Alchemist. And she would quietly apply the benefits of her usefulness to her research. Onta probably … Continue reading Fluors

Afternoon Delight

“What should we do with the body?” I stared at the corpse on the kitchen floor. I had been expecting afternoon delight when I’d slipped out of work early. “Well?” Annabelle said, folding her arms across her chest. “I’m thinking,” was my flaccid response. “Explain what happened again.” “For Chrissakes! That doesn’t matter!” “Someone saw … Continue reading Afternoon Delight