"Why did you add the green vitriol?" "I didn't," Gordon said. "My apprentice wasn't paying attention..." "I was," she shot back. "I was making a vitamin drink. You weren't..." "Gordon," Onta said. "The results?" "Yes, well," he said, glaring at his apprentice. "It turns out that if you take dirty water, such as that from … Continue reading Kings ‘n Things
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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
As Joseph set up their workbench, Onta looked around the perimeter. She was searching for an unfamiliar face. A new face, a new researcher that had written her. In the far corner she spotted a likely candidate. "Joseph," she said, "when you're finished, visit the other alchemists and learn what they have to share. That … Continue reading Fluxism
They had ridden all morning in silence and finally Joseph said, "Was he surprised when you said you didn't need a driver?" "Duke Ellington forgot farmers know how to drive wagons," she said, nodding to Joseph's hands holding the reins. "I don't understand the struggle between the two of you." "It's the most elemental. Power. … Continue reading In Charge
Note: The featured image is from the game Potion Craft. "Don't hang over the bowl like that. The vapor is toxic." Onta said. "So we're making more poison?" Joseph asked. "Doesn't it bother you?" "No. We'd be better off if they all killed each other." "I won't have any part of making rings." "You can … Continue reading Hydrargyrum