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October 30th, 2010

Fall Fiction Frenzy #30

WELCOME TO SKULLCRUSHER MOUNTAIN
By Christine Pope
Illustrations: Joanne Renaud
Author’s Note: This novella was inspired by Jonathan Coulton’s amazing mad-scientist-in-love song, “Skullcrusher Mountain.” Jonathan Coulton releases all his material under an Attribution/Non-Commercial Creative Commons license, which makes fan-derived works like this one possible.
VII
Theophilus turned over carefully. He [...]

October 29th, 2010

Fall Fiction Frenzy #29

WELCOME TO SKULLCRUSHER MOUNTAIN
By Christine Pope
Illustrations: Joanne Renaud
Author’s Note: This novella was inspired by Jonathan Coulton’s amazing mad-scientist-in-love song, “Skullcrusher Mountain.” Jonathan Coulton releases all his material under an Attribution/Non-Commercial Creative Commons license, which makes fan-derived works like this one possible.
VI
Somebody ought to nominate you for an [...]

October 28th, 2010

Fall Fiction Frenzy #28

WELCOME TO SKULLCRUSHER MOUNTAIN
By Christine Pope
Illustrations: Joanne Renaud
Author’s Note: This novella was inspired by Jonathan Coulton’s amazing mad-scientist-in-love song, “Skullcrusher Mountain.” Jonathan Coulton releases all his material under an Attribution/Non-Commercial Creative Commons license, which makes fan-derived works like this one possible.
V
Jenna curled herself back up into the hideous flocked [...]

October 27th, 2010

Fall Fiction Frenzy #27

WELCOME TO SKULLCRUSHER MOUNTAIN
By Christine Pope
Illustrations: Joanne Renaud
Author’s Note: This novella was inspired by Jonathan Coulton’s amazing mad-scientist-in-love song, “Skullcrusher Mountain.” Jonathan Coulton releases all his material under an Attribution/Non-Commercial Creative Commons license, which makes fan-derived works like this one possible.
IV
What a fool he was. He’d thought to impress her with [...]

October 26th, 2010

Fall Fiction Frenzy #26

WELCOME TO SKULLCRUSHER MOUNTAIN
By Christine Pope
Illustrations: Joanne Renaud
Author’s Note: This novella was inspired by Jonathan Coulton’s amazing mad-scientist-in-love song, “Skullcrusher Mountain.” Jonathan Coulton releases all his material under an Attribution/Non-Commercial Creative Commons license, which makes fan-derived works like this one possible.

III
Jenna opened her eyes. She stared up at the dark hangings overhead [...]

October 25th, 2010

Fall Fiction Frenzy #25

WELCOME TO SKULLCRUSHER MOUNTAIN
By Christine Pope
Illustrations: Joanne Renaud
Author’s Note: This novella was inspired by Jonathan Coulton’s amazing mad-scientist-in-love song, “Skullcrusher Mountain.” Jonathan Coulton releases all his material under an Attribution/Non-Commercial Creative Commons license, which makes fan-derived works like this one possible.
II
Somehow she managed to survive the dinner. Actually, the food was very good, [...]

October 24th, 2010

Fall Fiction Frenzy #24

WELCOME TO SKULLCRUSHER MOUNTAIN
By Christine Pope
Illustrations: Joanne Renaud
Author’s Note: This novella was inspired by Jonathan Coulton’s amazing mad-scientist-in-love song, “Skullcrusher Mountain.” Jonathan Coulton releases all his material under an Attribution/Non-Commercial Creative Commons license, which makes fan-derived works like this one possible.
I
Of all the ways Jenna Masterson had thought her day might end, none had [...]

September 28th, 2010

Canterbury Goth

By the end of the week we had evacuated Bethesda in favour of a local church. People discovered the protection of holy ground quickly, and the Church accommodated the survivors as best she could. Of course, we found out soon enough that the sanctuaries couldn’t keep out the wolves because of their mortality. It was just one more thing to guard against in a world where everything was to be feared.

September 27th, 2010

Canterbury Goth

A Knight’s Tale (part 10)

By Scott J Laurange
Illustration by Pamela Jaworska

He paused to let me digest (which is not to say it was going down easily, of course, but I swallowed just the same). “As to the specific occurrence of this attack, though,” he continued, “yes, we did know. But not in any [...]

September 24th, 2010

Canterbury Goth

A few days (and a heckuva lot of rest) later, Bredding explained what he’d done to me. I had been a rush job (which explained a lot of the bulky awkwardness of the equipment), but this had also been at the early stages of Bredding’s research into cybernetics. Don’t get me wrong—while it may not have been near as sophisticated as the current “model,” for the time it was … well, impossible. We had nothing like that available medically.