Programming Magic

by newtypeshadow (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/108670.html) To elf gamers, Jericho was a hero. His virtual role-playing game was the first the magical beings had been able to play in the twelve years they had been public. Magic still played merry havoc on most game systems—electronics, too—but Jericho’s company was the first to find a way around that. […]


Pulling Together

by newtypeshadow (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/100031.html) David and Jordan frowned at the moonlit ranch-style cabin they were staying in for the week. It was too dark out to see the mountains beyond. “Why do we have to share a room?” Jordan groused, dragging his suitcase into the house and down to the basement. The room he and […]


There’s No Place Like Home

by Newtypeshadow (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/88122.html) Ethan looked up from his homework when his cell phone rang. He didn’t recognize the number, but his phone said it was from somewhere in Europe, and his heart skipped a beat. He made himself breathe in and out once, but couldn’t make himself do it again before picking up the […]



by newtypeshadow (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/82446.html) When the servant opens the door to her private library, Lady Catherine thinks it is Tessa with the lemonade. Instead it is one of the maids, come to say Tessa has taken it to the parlor, where Lord Seaton is waiting. “How does he look?” Lady Catherine is certain he plans […]


Lost And Found

by Newtypeshadow illustrated by festivewind (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/63854.html) Notes: Dedicated to theillusionist in honor of her birthday and all-around awesomeness. Betaed with patience by shadowgoddess42, pulsebeat, and rosalyn_angel. — It was a warm day, and sunlight streamed through the leaves and onto the ground, sprinkling fallen logs and tree trunks and curious ferns with dappled light and […]