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    "Xie [...] had invented an entire pleasure-industry by combining superior visual aesthetics with impeccable personal attention. Drasha salons were by that time a feature of any even half-decent house of repose in every pleasure district in the British Isles, but once upon a time, when Xie debuted, there had been only one, and Xie had named it: the Icehouse."

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    In a contemporary dystopia, Unity is peace--despite the fact unsanctioned information, illicit currency, and every sort of danger flows unchecked in the world's pleasure districts.

    John Watson, a weary hired gun, is assigned by the mysterious Mentor to investigate a subversive element lurking in the Icehouse, the world's most famous House of Repose. As accustomed as he is to dealing with the unexpected, John is nevertheless woefully unprepared to meet the gem of the Ice house, Xie, the world renowned "drashaskaya," the living work of art after which all other drashas are modeled.

    In sumptuous suites, amid trailing puddles of silk and fervent whispers in the night, John soon learns that nothing is as it seems in the floating world of London's pleasure district.
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    Modern-day dystopian/one-world government/espionage/geisha!lock AU

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    3 Dec 2016

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    3 Dec 2016

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    Tony is suddenly a quiet, wary five year old boy. The rest of the team are less than completely sure about what to do about that.

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    25 May 2016

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    A series of mostly-unrelated (I think) stories that are the result of prompts people have sent me. I don't always accept prompts, but when I do...

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    14 May 2016

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    It's always easier to feel things than to put them into words.

    Especially with the degree of damage they have all suffered.

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    6 Sep 2015

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