The Neurophages VII

Avatar Author: Pyropunk 51 (PPP LoA) Programmer by day, weird ideas haver by night. Official member of the League of Awesomeness. I will henceforth go by the self chosen title: The Purveyor of Pyromaniac Prowess. Long live the League! READ, REPLY, FICL... Read Bio

“Infected with a neurophage?”
“An angel is powering this carriage?” said Lou and Miles simultaneously.
“Yes Lou, the neurophages are attached to their lymbic system and direct their thoughts and actions. For the most part this is not noticeable, but none of them will do anything that goes counter to the machinations of Babbage.”
“And yes Miles, this transport is powered by the angel Sorath. He is my …”
“We have to rescue him!” Miles interrupted, jumping up.
“It’s too late.” Alba’s hand rested on his arm, sending an icy shiver though his body “His energy is almost spent and removing him from the harness will most certainly kill him.” her voice exuding profound sadness.
Silently Miles stared at Alba then at Lou and he thought he could detect a tiny tear in her corner of her eye. she is human after all Lou gazed lovingly at Miles, her heart throbbing with the prospect of adventure.

CLUNK the first automaton hit the Lincoln, gears and springs composing a cacophony of metallic rain on the hull.

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  1. Avatar Ridcully Calvert

    I like! I was also thinking that the “Daring rescue” could be that of another trapped angel, so we are definitely on the same page here

  2. Avatar Pyropunk 51 (PPP LoA)

    I was playing with the idea of having either Lou or Alba stay behind “to hold them off”

  3. Avatar Raegan Dauterive

    The last line draws me in with hope for a sequel :)

  4. Avatar cthulhuburger

    This is great stuff. Ridcully, Pyropunk, I’m looking forward to the rest of the story.

  5. Avatar Pyropunk 51 (PPP LoA)

    feel free to continue at any time.

  6. Avatar Ridcully Calvert

    Eish, it’s been a hectic two days. I finally added the new instalment :-)

  7. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    such emotion, urgency quelled by logic, and then the attachment of the wizard’s ship. very nice!

  8. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    A bit hard to follow, but still had a certain tenderness to it.

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The Neurophages VI by Ridcully Calvert