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  1. Chapter 58A: The Archive and the Treaty

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    January 16, 2017 by Lyn Thorne-Alder

    The address Elelakorra had given them turned out to be the floor below the first floor of a four-story stone building just outside the royal quarter.  The entrance in the front of the building led to a very attractive stone staircase, down to a room with narrow but tall windows and …
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  2. Chapter 57C: Safe Roads and a Clear Sky

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    January 13, 2017 by Lyn Thorne-Alder

    “You really have had an interesting first year at school so far,” Elelakorra chuckled. “Oh, no, this is nothing.  Taikie got hit over the head with a pipe by someone —” Enrie caught herself and coughed “— misusing aether, someone who turned out to be a murderer.   For this, all …
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  3. Chapter 50C: Falling

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    November 22, 2016 by Lyn Thorne-Alder

    Sorry so late, guys!  Not sure what happened to brain Enrie was skidding toward the open trap-door, flailing for purchase. A flash of movement caught her eye and a moment later, three hands caught her – wrist, shoulder, and ankle. Enrie was yanked to a stop a hands-width from the …
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  4. Chapter 50b: Turn the Corner

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    November 14, 2016 by Lyn Thorne-Alder

    She needed to see what they were facing.  She held on to the wagon very tightly, pressed her body against the frame and spread her feet to give herself a wider, more stable stance.  She leaned out around the body of the wagon carefully, mindful that these people, since they …
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  5. Chapter 48A: Sometimes Battles Choose You

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    October 26, 2016 by Lyn Thorne-Alder

    It was a long ride to Lannamer, one that couldn’t be done in a day even if you didn’t stop at all.  The first night, they were stopped three times, the road blocked by people that, as Libkazaari muttered, had no right to be doing stops, nor to be looking …
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  6. Chapter 47C: On the Road Again

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    October 24, 2016 by Lyn Thorne-Alder

    Their head of school might being blackmailed, but Enrie found herself worrying more about what to pack.  “I don’t have anything,” she complained to her roommates, who were sleepy and not inclined to help.  “I didn’t bring anything…” She was being very vague about where she was going, not because she …
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  7. Chapter 46C: Leave When the Door Is Open

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    October 16, 2016 by Lyn Thorne-Alder

    “Now that that little travelling curiosity show is over,” Lirnilalie muttered, “we can get back to business.  My papers–” “As I told you already,” LIbkazaari interrupted, “your papers aren’t here.  The only papers that are here belong to the Students here and to the school.” “Then you won’t mind if …
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  8. Chapter 36C: Learning to Swim

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    July 15, 2016 by Lyn Thorne-Alder

    Due to a *cough* scheduling error, you get two chapters today.  Please make sure you’ve read Chapter 36B first “So,” Saydrie cleared his throat.  “Sorry about that, Stable-Master Korten.  I’m not sure…” “Your friend there, that’s not an entirely unreasonable reaction.  Lirnilalie is not the sort of person you want to …
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  9. Chapter 36B – Of Vowels and Women

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    July 15, 2016 by Lyn Thorne-Alder

    “You three?”  Stable-master Korten smiled at them as they slipped in through the far entrance to the stable.  “And you brought friends.  I’m not going to need to clear out another stall, am I?” “Aren’t things getting a little crowded already?”  Enrie flashed him a bright smile, hoping he knew …
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  10. Chapter Eighteen – When Making War, First Make Tea

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    December 10, 2014 by Lyn Thorne-Alder

    “Sit down, Pupil Tairiekie.” At the Monitor’s harsh tone, Tairiekie deflated back into her seat with a thump. She looked down at her folded hands, trying very hard to be good. They were here to be punished, after all. “Yes, you are correct. You are to become close with your …
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  11. Interlude: From the Stables to the Home

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    September 16, 2014 by Lyn Thorne-Alder

    “Late evening.” Korten’s wife greeted him at the door with a warm, damp towel and a smile. “Ah, yes.” He took the towel and started with his face, scrubbing off the accumulated grit of a day in the Academy’s stables. “I have a new set of stable-dwellers  and I wanted …
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