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    Sticky: Re: TotW Commentary Thread.

    Aye, tis most upsetting to have to cut your own work down. Still, I'm sure it will be decent nonetheless.
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 04/07 w/Chapter 12)

    A talky chapter, but one which has a bit more backstory in it.

    There was a deathly silence as Jeremy recounted his tale, the whole of the Grand Admiral’s room seemed to be filled with it. Admirals...
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    Re: TotW 241 - A Stillness of Mind!

    273 words. Let battle commence

    A Stillness of Mind

    The mist was thick that day, the day my students performed their final test. They began early in the morning, sitting cross legged in...
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    The Stormy Skies

    The Free Nation is at war. There will be no quarter given. Amidst these stormy skies, Grant Calrich and Admiral Crowl head for Crowltown with three hundred ships.

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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 06/05 w/ Chapter 11)

    I decided that the stakes should be upped slightly. A long chapter as well.

    Grant could barely grip the wheel of the Sickle, as it heads straight towards the looming Crowltown. His uniform was...
  6. Re: The Regency (Empire and Republic related material)

    Copil looked up from his desk as trumpets and drums began to sound. He peered out of the window in his room, situated high up in the Crown, the citadel at the very centre of Amorta. In the distance...
  7. The Regency (Empire and Republic related material) Chapter 2 22/06

    250 years before Empire and Republic, there was the Regency.



    The Heartlands: The centre of the Empire stretches for almost two hundred miles east to west and around fifty miles north to south....
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    Sticky: Poll: Re: MCWC XI The Vote!

    Well done to Shankbot and Iron for getting first and second! And well done to all the entrants!
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    Poll: Re: UK 2015 General Election - Conservative Victory

    Trouble with that is there'd be a £6 billion pound hole for the SNP to fill. So I suppose the party against austerity will have to swallow the bitter pill and start cutting public services to make up...
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 06/05 w/ Chapter 11)

    Edited. I'm an idiot, thanks for compliments.
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    The Stormy Skies
    The story continues here.

    Seriously though, it has pirates. Come on, you know you want to.
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 03/05 w/ Chapter 10)

    After a fun and deadly couple of chapters, I decided to make things a little quieter for this chapter.

    This nightmare again…

    He found himself in a field, in the dead of night. The night air...
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 02/05 w/ Chapter 9)

    Violence ensues.

    Tarkon and Sykil came to the bows of their ships, swords also drawn.

    “Carson! So, the two traitors come to fight for their freedom! I see you’ve got rid of your old...
  14. Sticky: Re: Writers' Study Chat and Feedback - Ask all your questions here!

    I don't know man, I've read some horrible, fecal matter drenched stuff in my time. There's no conceivable way a normal human such as you could produce anything that bad!

    Still, whatever works for...
  15. Sticky: Re: Writers' Study Chat and Feedback - Ask all your questions here!

    First of all, I'd certainly be delighted to read anything you publish here.

    Secondly, I tend to be skeptical of any 'method' for creating a world or novel. Oftentimes I find myself adding in...
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 01/05 with ship names for Shankbot)

    Around an hour later, a call came from above.

    “Ships sighted! They bear enemy colours!”

    Patricia ran to the front of the ship as Sykil and the Prince came rushing out from the cabin. She...
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 01/05 with ship names for Shankbot)

    Actually, I've gone for him being born with a weak immune system, Primary Immune Deficiency. I got my inspiration from Henry VII actually. He had some 'ahem' problems conceiving male children. Rumor...
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 29/04)

    I've taken the liberty of adding all the ships that have come up. I'm sure Shankbot will be pleased.
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    The Writers Lounge. Ie just back out of this thread and it'll be right there.
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 25/04) More PG 13 violence

    Meanwhile, 50 miles from Central.

    The cabin was dark, lit only by a few candles as the people inside huddled around a table. Patricia Davenheart was one of them. Dressed in the Isim...
  21. Re: Flight of the Nightingale

    I love this line, mostly because I called it that the soldier would die shortly afterwards!

    Good work, carry on.
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 23/04)

    An actual fight. YAY!

    Loran stepped off the downed Crowl and stood over the group.

    “Calrich, old friend! How’s it been working under this sorry sack of maggot food?” he said, pointing with...
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    Poll: Re: UK 2015 General Election - Campaigning has begun!

    And now it's time for The 2015 Election Blame Game!

    Greens: Blame the Tories (And fracking)
    Tories: Blame it all on Labour
    UKIP: Blame the EU and immigrants (Mostly immigrants because for some...
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    Poll: Re: UK 2015 General Election - Campaigning has begun!

    This is probably why the power structure hasn't changed much, because people just vote for whatever their parents did or based on the leaders, rather than looking at the policies.
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 14/04)

    Two months later.

    Grant gazed through his telescope at the looming sky city of Central. The capital of the Free Nation, it stood as a beacon for what they hoped to build in their own little...
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 14/04)

    Pff, Carson? I assure you, a half crazy pirate armed with cannon on a flying ship will be the least of the problems I have planned.
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    Re: MCWC XI Submissions

    The Stormy Skies
    "Of Carson, I'll say this. He's learned the best technique for any swordsman. That being the ability to cheat just when it counts."
    Admiral Loran

    In the Free Nation, there lies...
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 14/04)

    Shorter chapter than usual, more talky talk talk. Violence will come.

    Grant sighed as he headed back up to Crowl’s office. It had been two days since Carson’s escape and Grant had spent most of...
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    Those'll be my 5 dozen alt accounts that rep me.
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 14/04)

    Oddly enough, having a guy like Carson be arrested and executed would have been lame and all two of my loyal fans would have sent me angry letters.

    Also, I added a list of the various ships that...
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 12/04) WARNING: recent chapter contains mild 12A violence. If you even care.

    Grant, Melissa, Stephens and two other men skirted around the nearby schooners, as the battle above raged. The Tyrannous’ higher decks were proving to be an advantage, as the crew had the height...
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 10/04)

    It worries me how much I enjoy writing Carson, though to be fair I love writing all the characters in this. But Carson in particular. Cheers for all the wonderful feedback so far. Pirates seems to be...
  33. Re: Amarican cops killing black men? -(please be polite)

    ggsimmonds has it right here. Lets have a look at the Walter Scott incident. I'll not post the video here because it may be against the ToS. I don't believe the incident is racially motivated for...
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    Poll: Re: UK 2015 General Election - Campaigning has begun!

    Agree with Dante, the Scottish referendum proved one thing, that in a debate like this facts get swept away under a tide of emotive language and accusations of scaremongering. The debate ultimately...
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    Re: The Stormy Skies (Updated 9/04)

    I thought I'd add one more chapter as a little tease and then continue sometime next week, just to keep you all hooked. In any case, enjoy this prelude to violence.

    The Sickle passed through the...
  36. Re: Empire and Republic (Updated Chapter 14) 21st March

    How did he find us? Seamus cautiously raised his hand to about waist height, ready in case there was a need to fight.

    As if echoing his thoughts, Maurice quickly collected himself and asked,
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    Re: The Stormy Skies

    A talky sort of chapter, give it another 2 and I'll fit in some more violence.



    “Port ahead Captain!” came the shout from the rigging and Grant responded with a hearty wave up at the man in...
  38. Re: UKIP would axe "much of" law that prevents racial discrimination in work place

    I was answering Dracula, apologies if it appeared I was answering you.
  39. Re: UKIP would axe "much of" law that prevents racial discrimination in work place

    If we ignore Ferrits hostile attitude (I'm sorry, but you really do come across as hostile) let me get this straight. You are saying that one of the things that make you qualified to drive a taxi is...
  40. Re: UKIP would axe "much of" law that prevents racial discrimination in work place

    Mr Dracula, (Can I call you Vlad?) think about it this way. If you were rejected following an interview at a job and you were informed that you were not given the job because you were black or...
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