11 Works in Henry VI Part 2 - Shakespeare

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    Medieval steampunk/solarpunk, featuring Baconesque arcane computers, Richard II's clockwork doubles (called brassheads), a legend from the Middle Ages, Martian royalty, a trip to outer space, intersectionality, racebending, conspiracies, and populist magic which may or may not be real. Also: a cameo by an unintentional zombie. Part II of the Gimmors and Devices series.

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    English
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    10/10
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    1
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    22
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    10
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    1
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    236
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    Joan la Pucelle calls spirits from the vasty deep...and they come.

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    6
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    22
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    1
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    92
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    The women in Richard III form fascinating networks of enemies and uneasy allies - I extend that back in time to show how Margaret became - as Elizabeth calls her - "well-skilled in curses".

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    3
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    In the Wars of the Roses, any advantage must be cultivated--including magic.

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    You know what they say when these sorts of cases come up. The French say it best. Cherchez la femme. La femme fatale.

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    1/1
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    1
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    2
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    9
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    1
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    John de Vere learns lessons in kingmaking and treason from the best.

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    1
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    Somewhere in the haze of disorientation that came with waking up after way too many shots of tequila, Margaret realised she wasn't in her own bed. More importantly, she wasn't alone.

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    8
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    7
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    2
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    Richard was fifteen years old when he realised there were things that money could not buy.

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    'Long die thy happy days before thy death, / And, after many length'ned hours of grief, / Die neither mother, wife, nor England's Queen!' (R3 I.iii.206-8) The curse was not meant for her, but Fortune's wheel cared not for intentions.

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    The wind whipped through his bright hair, just as Margaret's fingers had on the day they first met. Her own serpent in that garden in Anjou, promising all the world in a smile that set her heart pounding like the drums that called her father to war. A war she had ended with her marriage to King Henry.

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    Henry had only ever wanted to be good. And that was not enough for kings.

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    1/1
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    1
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    1
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    2
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