Mar 312014

Title: Living Dolls
Fandom: N/A
Characters: Emmett , Artemisia
Rating: G- (L0 N1 S0 V0 D0)
Warnings: There’s a lot of skin.
Notes: He’s a bronze-boned, steam-powered android, given life by the Hebrew word etched in his forehead, underneath his worn artificial skin. She’s a golem, raised in plague-ridden Venice, from the blood of seven camels, magic, and spare parts. Why I’ve never gotten my golems in the same image, until now, just escapes me. Anyway, boxed dolls on the window shelf coming to life while no-one’s looking. Why? Because once I saw it, I couldn’t make it go away.
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Mar 042014

Title: The Weapon of the Wood (Prologue)
Fandom: Magelight
Characters: Mocker , Noctis , Artemesia
Rating: G- (L1 N0 S0 V0 D1)
Warnings: Foul language, dark deeds, and gin.
Notes: The Unspoken, who numbered several tens, at the start of the War of Dominion, which lasted close to seven hundred years, were nearly obliterated during the war. Five worth speaking of survived it, and one of them died a hundred years later. Two were divided over her death, and one of those two has just discovered another of their number, presumed dead for centuries, may yet live. This is not actually the commission! This is the prologue to the commission, which I had to write, in order to screw my head on to do the commission. Consider it an introduction to some of the background, if you haven’t read enough Magelight to know Mocker, his troubles, and his bizarre sense of humour.
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