Monday, September 28
Time and the Serpent: Prologue
Confusion never stops
Closing walls and ticking clocks
Gonna come back and take you home
I could not stop that you now know
--Clocks by Coldplay
After trudging across the blasted landscape for hours, they reached a standing stone nearly five feet in height with strange markings on it.
"What is that?" asked Hammer.
"It isss a warning," said Ssuthraa.
"Warning against what?"
Jim-Bean cocked his head. "Did you hear that?"
Hammer and Ssuthraa stopped. "What?" asked Ssuthraa. "What do you hear?"
"Voices…" said Jim-Bean, swiveling his head to pinpoint the sound. He was on utterly barren and flat terrain; there was no way he couldn't see the source. The voices were coming closer…
"…it sssound like?" said Ssuthraa urgently, interrupting Jim-Bean's concentration. The serpent person shook him. "Ssspeak, fool!"
"Hey," shouted Hammer, pointing his pistols at the serpent man. "Step away from him."
"Chanting," said Jim-Bean. "It sounds like chanting." more
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