Stories tagged “secret society”

  • The Dangers of Social Climbing

    The red reflection off of Tertius illuminated the Verdan night so well that Jerabel could barely find shadows large and dark enough to hide his fat torso. These nightly outings had increased in volume for him several times over in the past few months. ...

  • Wishful Thinking

    Kender Vassi, Counselor of Internal Affairs, studied the stylized rendition of the Brotherhood’s hierarchical structure. Each member had up to three subordinates and one contact, which kept individual knowledge of the entire organization to a min...

  • Baby Steps

    Proof! Undeniable, unequivocal, proof. Vassi had long wondered if perhaps it was possible, and sometimes imagined that it was true. But now… now he knew! His face had turned into a frightening grimace of vengeful joy, and his eyes must have spark...

  • Passivum Infestantibus Libello

    The Grand Chamber echoed with footsteps as the berobed gentlemen – the Pantheon – walked down the walkway towards their seats. Thousands had walked into the chamber in the centuries before them, and thousands more would walk into the chambe...