Sun Wolf

by Kagamino Kage (鏡乃 影) illustrated by quaedam (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/95863.html) 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 […]



by Kagamino Kage (鏡乃 影) illustrated by susieoh (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/89449.html) “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.” “But -” “We’ll go just after supper. There’ll be time enough left. Be patient.” He […]


Beyond The Pale

by Kagamino Kage (鏡乃 影) illustrated by tongari (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/67673.html) 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. He found his tongue was made of clay and paper, and it was growing soft and dissolving in his […]


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. ~*~ Perambulatory. Perambulatory. The word had snagged […]


Phallos Hippikos: A Moral Tale

by Kagamino Kage (鏡乃 影) illustrated by tongari (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/47461.html) 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 […]



by Kagamino Kage (鏡乃 影) illustrated by calintz (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/41353.html) “The fourth one in a week!” “What d’you suppose’ll happen if this one turns it down too?” “Who knows – nothing, I expect. But I do wish someone would take it. It unnerves me so, the way it just lays there and stares and stares […]


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. […]