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Larry Kollar
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Writer and middle-aged geek
Writer and middle-aged geek

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The Brass Mechanism, episode 8
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 Image source: Wikimedia Commons Chakan led the two men to the barn, leaving Liana with Misiva. He had an uneasy feeling, but thought Liana stronger than this wealthy visitor. As for the men… well,...

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The Brass Mechanism, episode 7
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 Image source: Wikimedia Commons Brinla was indeed loose of tongue, and she was not the only one. The rain came in as Chakan had expected, but it did little to wash away the stream of folk coming to ask que...

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Charlie's crawling. And three days after he started, he pulled himself onto his feet. I think he's trying to catch up.

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Charlie, Fast-Forward
Charlie’s first beach sunset While Charlie's development has been slow, due to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, I haven’t given up hope for him to catch up. Daughter Dearest was a preemie, and spent her first six months mostly passive (although she would laugh and p...

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The Brass Mechanism, episode 6
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 Image source: Wikimedia Commons “Eh, that kettle heats up fast,” said Chakan. “Should be ready.” He fetched the kettle, scooped a healthy pinch of tea leaves into the cups, then brought it all to the table on a tra...

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A neighbor comes calling and sees the mechanism...

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The Brass Mechanism, episode 5
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Image source: Wikimedia Commons “Will our child be healthy?” Liana asked, twisting the knobs atop the mechanism. Chakan turned the crank, wishing they had just given the thing over to the sages. Following the instructions t...

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Liana and Chakan use the mechanism, and Chakan learns the original display showed a dark prophecy...

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The Brass Mechanism, episode 4
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Image source: Wikimedia Commons Chakan began to object, but stopped. Two years living in the Matriarchy, and he still found himself having to shake old attitudes. But deferring to his wife was a small price to pay for… for everythin...

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Wrapping up the series with an alternative Markdown-based publishing system called Jekyll. Worth a look!
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