The City: Excerpts from the Ages

Lost Journal Fragments IV-I: Days have turned to months which have turned into years. I can’t even remember the proper year anymore. I was just a boy when it happened, our world torn asunder. Being so far from the Traveler, we can only speculate as to what terror brought on the darkness. Jesse figured it […]

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…the walls of our city…

It my early days, after I crossed the great mountain range and caught my first glimpse of the Traveler, the Wall amounted to very little. Its most enduring feature was the streams and tributaries that marked the very beginnings of the heart of the City. In many places that’s all the wall was. Natural obstructions […]

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Just A Rumor

A Golden Trail “Let me learn you something. You can never trust a rumor.” A gnarled, strong hand gestures out from under a cloak toward a distant mountain pass. “They used to talk about a Caravan. About a trail leading back to our Golden Age. Promises.” Both as emphasis and a curse to the the […]

The Third Pillar

“I want a do-over.” The small polyhedron floated over an ancient, rusted-out bus, squinting as he scanned it for any trace of organic matter. “A deal’s a deal, Ghost.” The Warlock scraped his thumb across the side of the bus, trying to read the old writing covered by a layer of dust. The ghost turned […]

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Out of the Darkness

From the darkness came Light. Arya gasped. Breath filled her lungs, her eyes snapped open, and her heart began to beat. “Gaurdian!” said a strange voice. Ayra’s eyes slowly adjusted to the bright light shining in her eyes. “Who are you?” she cautiously inquired? “A Ghost!” the little floating machine responded. “Actually, I’m your Ghost.” […]

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At Last

“What could have melted every single circuit?” Lalia asked no one, her small voice echoing slightly as she opened her fifth power junction on this level. Whatever had hit this facility, had hit it hard, and getting the lights back on was key to her ability to fully explore it. The nearby metal wall and […]

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A Titan Haiku

A strong female blue, Polished steel gleaming, a wall. Action, no regret. Born of bone and dust. The experience through pain. Bloodied, life repeats. The light inside burns, Air crackles, silence engulfs. Pounding resides, death. The fire crackles bright. Another sun sets anew. Tomorrow begins. Great walls decaying. History silently screams. I enter the maw. […]

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ManKitten: Origins

PART 1 – A DAY IN THE BORING LIFE Despite my alarm being set for 6:00 AM, I would often wake up around 5:30 and usually look towards the window to see if the glow of sunrise was illuminating my curtains yet. But, living in the shadow of the Traveler meant that direct sunlight was […]

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The Red War

“Maintenance logs from a system engineer. She talks about how she’s having to do tasks for two people now that her mechanic buddy is gone. Everybody lost someone when the Cabal attacked us.” – your Ghost, after scanning a terminal in the new Tower. # For Nairb Travaris, the blue clad Warlock whose gun hand […]

The House of Mist [Pt.3]

[Part 3] Kell’s Throne Room, Downtown ruins, Seattle +0 Days [+5 hours] More Fallen had arrived over the course of the next half hour, filling the throne room. There were quite a few of the taller ones kneeling below the Kell’s platform. The one that could speak her language, he had finally introduced himself as […]

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