4. Further Training

The next day, a footman delivers an elaborately folded note from Aramil. “What the fuck is this?” Valentine asks, “an origami swan?” The footman shrugs. “His handwriting is terrible. Can you make this out?” “He’d like a rapier lesson this afternoon, if convenient.” No valid excuse rises to mind, so Valentine scrawls a time early […]

55. Zero Minus One

Soundtrack and Video: Lo Fidelity Allstars, Battleflag Zero hour comes early. Inglorion’s instructed Theo to walk by whistling “Singing in the Rain” when the other slaves are gone and he’s leaving Antigone’s residence open and unguarded, with her alone inside. If anything goes wrong — if Antigone has visitors, or decides to attend the festival […]

1. Early Years

Inglorion’s Theme Song: Adam Ant, Marrying the Gunner’s Daughter Inglorion’s child name was Fabius. He did not have a last name. His early memories are simple, and more concern a feeling than actual events. He knows that there was an orphanage before he was introduced to the Shelawn household at age five. He knows that […]