31
Oct

Sun Wolf

by Kagamino Kage (鏡乃 影)
illustrated by quaedam

(mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/95863.html)

illustrated by quaedam

The song-weaver sang to fill up the darkness of the Chasm. She sang the old tales of the twilight twins of bygone age, of how they had devoured the sun to blackened stump; how then, mad with the fire inside them, they had fallen upon one another, limb torn from limb, bones crushing, until there was nothing left of either. In their madness, they had forgotten to eat the moon. And so the prophecies had come to naught; the world was not cast into utter darkness as foretold, but lit still by pale, inconstant flame. The sun can be seen but seldom, feeble red of a near-spent ember, no longer giver of light and warmth.

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22
Jun

Ostinato

by Kagamino Kage (鏡乃 影)
illustrated by susieoh

(mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/89449.html)

illustrated by susieoh

“Let’s go ghost-counting,” Jan whispers, close in my ear.

“You know we can’t go until evening,” I scold him gently. “Father would whip us raw if we left off work.”

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24
Dec

Beyond The Pale

by Kagamino Kage (鏡乃 影)
illustrated by tongari

(mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/67673.html)

illustrated by tongari

There was a seed deep within the earth, scorched and blackened. It pulsed with life, a deep throbbing he felt through the soles of his feet.

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6
Aug

The Archive

by Kagamino Kage (鏡乃 影)
illustrated by tongari

(mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/51134.html)

As a child, Robin had thought sunlight was a kind of liquid, and continually tried to catch it in jars to keep. Bafflement led to tears of frustration as the glass failed time after time to contain it.

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5
May

Phallos Hippikos: A Moral Tale

by Kagamino Kage (鏡乃 影)
illustrated by tongari

(mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/47461.html)

illustrated by tongari

illustrated by tongari

Ah, public schooling.

The most marvelous invention of the modern era. A veritable deluge of supple young flesh, of sweet-faced girls with breasts like just-ripened fruits, of lithe young boys strutting about with all the endearing awkwardness of newborn deer. Like fresh peaches just waiting to be plucked, pink-tinged with the ardor and vitality of youth.

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15
Feb

Valence

by Kagamino Kage (鏡乃 影)
illustrated by calintz

(mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/41353.html)

illustrated by calintz

“The fourth one in a week!”

“What d’you suppose’ll happen if this one turns it down too?”

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21
Dec

The Holly King and the Oak King

by Kagamino Kage (鏡乃 影)
illustrated by Nanashi

(mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/36268.html)

Finally, she was alone.

Kat dragged her feet through the damp leaves as she plodded along the forest trail, huddling deeper into her coat. The temperature was dropping. She was tired and cranky, and there was a suspicious and disappointing lack of magic in Broceliande.

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