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The Lady Emerald

The Lady Emerald

“Come with us, we’ll take you to a doctor,” said the woman in the carriage, holding the door open. Limping badly, Karen was helped inside by the policeman. Apart from some arghs and ows, Karen was lost for words. She […]

When More Rules Mean Less

When More Rules Mean Less

George Orwell was no fool. A lot of people like to think of themselves as victims. A lot less want to think of themselves as persecutors. But somebody has to do the persecuting. After a while, you start to question […]

Out of the Cauldron, Into the Kettle

Out of the Cauldron, Into the Kettle

In the last episode of Karen Zipslicer’s adventures, Karen witnessed the riot in Farrago Square, and ran away. But where did she go…? Karen pushed her way out of the square. Not stopping to look back again, she found a […]

Goodbye Species

Goodbye Species

Is there a chance? Such a beautiful creature must be saved. Such grace, such form. So unique. Ignore the killing, all species do such. See nature’s perfection, how well it evolved to fit its environment. It competed, and won, for […]

The Battle of Farrago Square

The Battle of Farrago Square

Last time, we left Karen stuck in Farrago Square, listening to Marianne Hardbun’s speech… The crowd applauded and hollered and stamped their hooves enthusiastically. Marianne Hardbun waved from the stage, then clasped both hands over her head. Karen checked her […]