Dearly Departing

Glad you could join us for the next deliberate episode of Elliot’s Adventures. If you’re new here, you can catch up by returning to the beginning, and reading really fast…

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Elliot smiled. “Of course I’ll be back, my love. There is no force of nature or unnatural conscious design powerful enough to keep me from you.”

He had pushed the end of the day as far away as possible, filling each minute with a smorgasbord of stories and plans and preparations only to find sunset had swallowed the overstuffed hours as easily as ever, dragging the blanket of night behind it. Those who were going to the Freelands had agreed to travel under the cover of darkness.

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Sunset Cavern

Glad you could join us for the next sunlit episode of Elliot’s Adventures. If you’re new here, you can catch up by returning to the beginning, and reading really fast…

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To Elliot’s great relief, the ancient priestess’s heart did not explode. Step after step, gasp after gasp, rest after breathless rest, she made it to the top. Standing with her eyes closed in light filtered green through the trees, her shoulders heaved with each ragged inhalation.

“You’re right,” Elliot said, “it’s marvelous.” Watching her ravaged breathing, he added, “I could just stand here and soak it in for hours.”

But it took only a few minutes for the High Priestess to recover.

“What do you see here?” she asked as they followed the emerald light being pushed by the spreading carpet of approaching night.

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Cosmic Photo Challenge

Dale and K’lee’s Cosmic Photo Challenge is a chance to make good art. (Thank you, Neil Gaiman!) This week, K’lee chose Shadows and Silhouettes for the theme. If you click on the theme, you can learn how to play along. Join us! Leave your fields to flower, your cheese to sour — you’ve got magic to do and good art to make!

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Silhouettes at stripey-sky sunset
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Hermini Stranger’s wand
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Shadows and spiders and flies, oh my!
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Moondream silhouette

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