8FOLD: Mighty Medley # 14, February 2015, by Messrs. Brenton, Perron, Russell, and Stokes

Tom Russell joltcity at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 16:38:53 PST 2015

On Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 5:33:28 PM UTC-5, Andrew Perron wrote:
> On 2/1/2015 7:16 AM, Tom Russell wrote:

> >     It is the triple sunrise of Agaanos that Monad came to see, not the
> > duels. Each of the three sister-suns are fickle and jealous, circling
> > viciously around her rivals, so that each will rise and set at
> > different times. Only rarely do these align, and irregularly; the last
> > time was eight of our months ago, and the next won't be for sixty
> > years. As such, the children of Agaanos have been quicker to anger
> > these last few months, taking offense at the slightest of slights,
> > willfully misconstruing the most innocent of gestures. It is called
> > the sunsrise sickness.
> Interesting; I'm not sure if this was an unsatisfying story or a satisfying 
> tone poem. An interesting experiment, either way. <3

Well, I seldom try to tell an actual, self-contained story in the space of a single page-- putting aside the serials, which are another thing entirely, this format seems to me to be much better suited toward exercises in style, mood, and/or characterization.


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