< To Chapter Sixty-Six "Where did this sudden moral backbone come from anyway?" Tim and Meg were travelling North, up to the woods near the border of Athene and Eurota, to the East of the central mountain. They had been arguing on and off for a good while, with Meg becoming increasingly annoyed every time … Continue reading Chapter Sixty-Seven: Feisty Forest Foray
< To Chapter Sixty-Five Silence reigned in the library, scraped away only by the sound of shuffling paper and the scratching of a quill. Meg was working, collating her notes into a more comprehensive read. Tim was quietly reading a simple novel that was popular amongst the educated rich of the cities. Due to its … Continue reading Chapter Sixty-Six: Friction
< To Chapter Sixty-Four "Great! It's just upstairs." Trivi said happily, as she turned around and began to drag Meg towards some stairs across the room from where they were. The floor they were on seemed to be a living room, with messy furniture placed randomly around, and a clear line from the door to … Continue reading Chapter Sixty-Five: Case Closed, Again
< To Chapter Sixty-Three "It's...been...a...while...but...you...might...re-mem-ber...me." "Can you do that in your head?" "No." Tim and Meg were back at the library, Meg in her usual seat at her work table, with Tim joining her, doing his own work for a change. As a part of his desire to learn how to read, Meg had instructed … Continue reading Chapter Sixty-Four: The Case Of The Village That Vanished
< To Chapter Sixty-Two "Do you have someone in mind?" The king asked Tim, who had taken the lead thus far in unraveling the assassination attempt. "Well, I believe the first thing we should do is establish who would have the motive." Tim said, before turned his head, and tapping Rose on the shoulder. Rose … Continue reading Chapter Sixty-Three: Case Closed
< Chapter Sixty-One Tim and Meg continued to bicker for a while longer after he returned from his dance with the unknown woman, until eventually they calmed down. After a while, the dances ended, and the guests were led into an adjacent room which had tables prepared for dinner. There was a long rectangular table … Continue reading Chapter Sixty-Two: Dun Dun Dunnnn
< To Chapter Sixty Tim quietly sulked for a time while the king took the head priest to the side to have a short talk. Meg and Rose took the opportunity to catch up, and Abraea sent sharp glances in the direction of anyone that was now looking at them funny due to the disrespectful … Continue reading Chapter Sixty-One: Dancing! No, Talking!
< To Chapter Fifty-Nine Tim and Meg approached the gates of the palace in the mid-afternoon. Tim was dressed up in a fancy suit, and looking miserable about it. Meg was dressed in her usual clothing, as it could pass for mourning attire. Whilst it wouldn't fit in, no-one present would risk their reputation to … Continue reading Chapter Sixty: Party Time
< To Chapter Fifty-Eight Days pass, then weeks, then months. The tension that Tim had originally felt regarding the potential alien creature roaming the land ebbed away, and these days he could usually be found lounging around the library. Meg continued on with her work. Occasionally she would find herself in the company of a … Continue reading Chapter Fifty-Nine: Doolittle? I’ll Have You Know She Works Very Hard
< To Chapter Fifty-Seven Meg sat at her desk on the top floor of the library, several books open before her. Cross-referencing between the different tomes, she wrote down notes onto a blank page, expanding her knowledge of different uses of magic and compounding her own experience to form new theories. Occasionally, she would glance … Continue reading Chapter Fifty-Eight: Talking!