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part 2 – the bridge

In many ways, Estuary was two cities, separated by the massive stone-built Canal. On the eastern side of the river lay the homesteads of the Estuarine elite: powerful merchants and other captains of society. For miles, running parallel with the eastern edge of the river, was the great Market Road. It was here that the traders, artisans and farmers presented their products and novelties every day. One could spend many hours traveling the Market Road’s length—much as Animus had done during the week leading up to his near death—and not even begin to break the surface of the ocean of new discoveries. He had come across many marvelous and rare curios during his exploration of the bazaars.

But now Animus was not on that side...

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part 1 – no sanctuary

It was still raining. Animus could hear the sound of trickling water on cobbled pavement emerge from the deafening silence. Basic physical senses returned, shaping reality into a palpable haze…

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capitulum

On the eve of his 20th birthday, Capitulum entered the cave, alone…

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casey

The dropship hurdled away through the poisonous atmosphere. The mesa beneath them lay shrouded in green fog, dwindling in size as the ship gained altitude. There was no more movement on the damned toxic planet….

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lucy

A huge man sauntered past her table. She noticed he was clad in mismatched leather pelts, and on his hip was a curved saber. As he disappeared behind her, she could feel his eyes staring at her. He heard him stop abruptly, but she did not turn look. Her attention was on the cup between her hands…

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