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The Book of Rahl – Chapter Thirty-One

The Book of Rahl - Chapter Thirty-One: Of Thin Ice, Thin Lines, and Soldiers on Tightropes Tonight marks the fortieth year of my command. Forty years, and once again we face all the same struggles. One would think that there would be some manner of progress - that...

The Book of Rahl – Chapter Thirty

The Book of Rahl - Chapter Thirty: A Night in Jhelom My thirty-eighth year as CO of the Society found us in the employ of no one in particular and billeting in the city of Jhelom. Most of the expected events occurred when we arrived and started digging in: the men...

The Last Temptation of Debinani Rahl

The Last Temptation of Debinani Rahl The day started normally enough. I was walking out to the front of the tower, pulling on my padded gloves for my afternoon bout and chat with Nocturne. I found the man standing where I was expecting him, though not remotely ready...