Reunification

CHAPTER 30 – II Something was up. Stievo had never just checked out for this long before. Aricame knew that…

Openness

CHAPTER 30 (1985-1991) – I Stievo arrived in Portland in the late evening, weary and ready for a place to…

Bodies

CHAPTER 29 – III Waters crash against the rock, pulverizing whatever has the misfortune of being caught in between The…

Stories

CHAPTER 29 – II Stievo did not take this latest religious distraction as cerebrally as did his opponent. Shanta’s shenanigans…

Preach

CHAPTER 29 (1979-1984) – I Aricame and Glendan were once again engaged in one of their late night whiskey-fueled strategizing…

Water and Rock

CHAPTER 28 – III Within the framework of human society, the two most expansive and powerful inventions in history (up…

Growth

CHAPTER 28 – II It was true that Aricame had more human followers (at his disposal) than ever before. It…

Inward Outward

CHAPTER 28 (1975-1978) – I After three decades of competition against his Other, the Champion of Dark was the strongest…

Mandelbrot

CHAPTER 27 – III It was summer in the south: muggy and buggy. The midnight sweaty sheets were as uncomfortable…