Monthly Archives: December 2014

On the third (or fourth) day of Christmas

It was the third or fourth day of Christmas. Santa wasn’t sure which. He’d been mixing a lot of brandy with his eggnog; got to do something to appear fat and jolly, you know. And he got to thinking about … Continue reading

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The final chapter of Prophecies and Penalties

It’s been a long road for Emily Fisher since she came to Quasopon to solve the murder of Stephen Nash, a member of the High Council of the Children of the New Revelation. She met the Prophesied One and became … Continue reading

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This year’s Christmas ghost story: When the ghost came in from the cold

You all know about Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Tiny Tim, the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, and all that. Whether he started it or not, Dickens supported the tradition of ghost stories at Christmas time for … Continue reading

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Chapter 45 of Prophecies and Penalties

When you understand that suicidal thoughts among the Children of the New Revelation are considered signs of demonic possession, you can understand how shocking it is for Hannah Priest Wyatt, an Instrument of the Divine, to be having such thoughts. … Continue reading

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Chapter 44 of Prophecies and Penalties

Emily Fisher really, really doesn’t want to be the Prophesied One of the Children of the New Revelation. Pity, then, that at least half a dozen people already know she is. Because if people think you are something, they will … Continue reading

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The year in review: 2014

I just finished up writing the last chapter of Prophecies and Penalties Sunday night, so it seems like a good time to review where Sillyverse has gone this year. It’s been a year of consolidation and retrenchment. The blog has featured one … Continue reading

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Prophecies and Penalties chapter 43

Murder solved. But one sister is missing, and another is slipping away. Emily Fisher can’t seem to catch a break. And the Divine only knows what the High Council of the Children of the New Revelation has in mind for … Continue reading

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