It’s International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day!


Lots of kids are doing it.

[It being that not everyone believes that free fiction is a Sign Of The End Times. Jo Walton decided there needed to a protest, so to speak. Thus, free fiction for everyone today.]

My offering: Chapter III from Souls of the Living, a post-industrial fantasy novel. The reason you get Chapter III and not I or II is because this is where we slow down enough for introductions. Since this is a tease, I figure we all might as well be on a first name basis.