Blood always showed true.
Except for Caitiffs, Julian recalled, the thought of Japanese Gangrels bringing another small band of Kindred maintaining the Masquerade in Japan Center to mind. But Caitiffs like Noriyaga Hino are accidents. A weakness of blood in the Embrace. Continue reading →
A/N: I’m not sure when or if this will fit into the first story, but the idea hit me…. Jason’s POV.
“I mean, what do women want?”
I looked at Ha-neul, sprawled in a frustrated pile in the barracks’ Corner of Not Sleeping. Looked at the mug of strong tea in my hands. Concluded there was not enough caffeine in all the world for this. Continue reading →
“Cash.” Julian Luna, Prince of San Francisco and current possessor of a headache even one of Daedalus’ alchemical concoctions wouldn’t touch, parted the curtains over his study window just enough to let him glimpse the source of that suspicious neigh. “Would you care to explain this?” Continue reading →
Path of Lava chapter 2, Prepare for Low War, is now up on Archive of Our Own. Continue reading →
Consider the step, in all its permutations; from a niche chipped out of a rock face to grand stairways to the lightest aluminum folding ladder. We think of being human as working with our hands, but we shape a lot of our world for our feet. Continue reading →
“Did you get the iodine, Kaoru-dono?”
“I’ve got some in the first-aid kit; not as much as you wrote down, though. Some ammonia, and buckets, but… cheesecloth?” Kaoru said doubtfully, lowering her hands. “What exactly are you planning to make?” Continue reading →
Good, Kenshin thought, setting down his borrowed hand-ax. Leaving the pile of sticks and split wood, he walked out of sight to stop and stare into the depths of the koi pond. She’ll be distracted. Continue reading →
If your characters are having an intense and possibly complicated discussion, don’t be afraid to have them break out visual aids. I know, that’s something more effective in a visual medium like TV and movies. But having them implies your characters have something they can all point to as they argue, and you can still describe the important parts of a diagram, diorama, blueprint, conspiracy board… or map. Continue reading →
A/N: Warning for Werewolf Attitudes.
Aching in the dark of her bedroom, Tae listened to her older brother’s voice outside the door and tried not to cry. “Go away.” Continue reading →
Fresh digging near the foot of the fence, where someone would land. Thick planks laid casually by the gate, ready to reinforce it once the dojo closed for the day. Subtle glints of light in the wind; fishing line, woven into a neck-throttling obstacle course for a Garou’s seven-foot-plus Crinos form. And that small, brown-glass bottle of liquid tucked into a toolbox along with more fishing line and duct tape…. Continue reading →