The Book of Stephan – Chapter 1620

The Book of Stephan – Chapter 1620   Tonight marks my hundred and thirty-fifth year in command of The Rose and my hundred and thirty-fifth year of holding the dubious honor of being my Lady’s Lord Spirit.  Oh what strange, wonderful, and terrible changes we have wrought in that time.  When I first sat to pen my Annals for the Society’s legacy, it was on a dirty old piece of parchment with a bit of charcoal, using a wood and leather buckler for a solid place to write…and now…now I dictate to a tiny datapad and out of my window…. The last few months have been eventful to say the least, and as I’ve been too preoccupied to note much except for company logistics I’ll attempt to sum up as best as I’m able. After we trained in the new flying craft and...