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The trial, Chapter 25 of Prophecies and Penalties, and Queen Caroline’s trial

The trial is on! Defendant: Emily Fisher. Charges: Demonolatry, corrupting the young. Court: the High Council of the Children of the New Revelation. Prosecutor: Harold Lewis, of the High Council. Defender: Sonia Hoopes, Treasurer, Milltown council. In the eyes of … Continue reading

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Chapter 24 of Prophecies and Penalties

Emily Fisher is going to be tried by the Children of the New Revelation for corrupting the young and for being a demonolater. She is confined to her residence, not by the High Council, but by her half-sister to protect … Continue reading

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Chapter 23 of Prophecies and Penalties

Emily Fisher has escaped the spiritual hazards of Sacred Mountain. Now that she’s recovered from her ordeal, it’s time to return to more mundane concerns, such as solving Stephen Nash’s murder. But while she’s been convalescing in Lakeview, new developments … Continue reading

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Chapter 22 of Prophecies and Penalties

Every step she takes, Emily finds her own past curiously intertwined with the murder investigation she is conducting. So she decides to engage in some spadework, to try to understand some of the strange phenomena she’s encountered by retracing her … Continue reading

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Chapter 20 of Prophecies and Penalties

For Emily Fisher, bumping into people has ceased to be a figure of speech. She’d tell you it’s not her fault; she’s not normally clumsy, but between being shot at and taking paths that defy geography, her life has become … Continue reading

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Prophecies and Penalties Chapter 18, and a short vacation

Emily Fisher’s investigation of the murder of High Council member Stephen Nash has taken a giant leap forward, which makes her happy. On the other hand, that leap implicates her sister Elsie, and Elsie’s lover, the so-called Prophesied One, Alex … Continue reading

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Follow up on chapter 15 of Prophecies and Penalties

In my previous post, I managed to forget the link to chapter 15 of Prophecies and Penalties, my serial story about a murder in a Vermont religious commune. So here’s the link to chapter 15, “Lost in translation.”

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Chapter 15 of Prophecies and Penalties

Things begin to heat up in Prophecies and Penalties with chapter 15, “Lost in translation.” As Emily Fisher is about to find out, all sorts of things can be lost in translation: names, places, even herself. Yet somehow she’s stumbling closer … Continue reading

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Chapter 12 of Prophecies and Penalties

On one hand, Emily Fisher should be congratulating herself. Quasopon’s police chief, her old friend Bonnie Knowles, told her the only way to solve High Council member Stephen Nash’s murder was to get involved in the affairs of the Children … Continue reading

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Chapter 8 of Prophesies and Penalties, and maps

Emily now has a base of operations from which to conduct her investigation of Stephen Nash’s murder. So it’s time for her to take stock of her situation, and start planning her investigation. And maybe pump her new servant Tanya … Continue reading

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