Chapter 1 – The Invitation

As a little boy, my family would always come together for supper. This was a time to laugh and share about our day. But my favorite part was always the dessert. After we cleared the dishes, Papa would gather us around the fire and tell us tales of the “Makers.” We really aren’t sure what the Makers look like, but we have seen their creations, marvelous creations, that moved and seemed to think on their own.

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Chapter 2 – The Ticket

Turns out I’m a pretty fast runner. Even though I was in front of the crowd, I still managed to make up some distance once I found my stride. Looks like about 20 people in line ahead of me; I made good time. We were all huffing and puffing when I noticed my friend Henry […]

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Chapter 3 – The Nest

Meanwhile, on a nearby Island… The old buzzard hag cast the bones. “Death…” “War…” “Betrayal…” she croaked out what she saw. “The gods are troubled. Bring me my bowl!” she said without looking at anyone. A mirrored bowl was placed in front of her, and she peered into her reflection. After some time she spoke […]

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Chapter 4 – The Airship

To tell you the truth, I don’t really remember much of the ride. I mean, I remember it, but it was more like a dream. First of all, the ship was spotless. I mean spotless. I guess with all these little worker botts whirring around, they can get a lot done. I’d only ever seen […]

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Chapter 5 – The Makers

The airship came to a halt, docking in its bay. I could see all manner of botts coming and going. Large botts, small botts, botts that looked like they were hauling cargo. We made our way to the exit and heard the bott say, “Please…follow me to your destination. The Makers await you.” As we […]

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