56. Valentine Comes Home

Today is November 1, All Souls Day. It’s been just over a year since Valentine emerged from the Underdark with a couple of rapiers, a brace of throwing daggers, and a hand crossbow and ammunition. A year ago this week, he was wandering in the woods, and narrowly avoided death from hunger and exposure. The […]

54. Faith and Terror Shining in His Eyes

Soundtrack and Video: Ministry, Jesus Built My Hotrod Five days before the festival, Inglorion stops eating solid food, and drinks only water, broth or tea twice a day. He’s not sure why he’s fasting, and he goes to some lengths to conceal his actions. Inglorion’s always moody, but now he becomes increasingly volatile, cycling through anger, […]

53. The Full Treatment

Soundtrack: Skinny Puppy, Tin Omen A couple of weeks into Inglorion’s adventures with the black market, he strolls over to the smoking area to check on a coffee shipment. It’s the kind of thing that Ajax would normally do, but that Inglorion now handles occasionally in the name of research. A knot of slaves is […]