light beneath water
An interactive story of the Masters of the Bazaar.
Many years later, you will alight at Winking Isle on the sand beside the well, with your face to the sea, to the storming Neath-sky, to the Wax-Wind that sears and tears at your wings, and drop the last of seven candles into the well and whisper, "Are you..."
- For Serenade.
Dear Serenade: you requested Veils and Eaten and the Fallen Cities. This is very much not an account of what actually happened. There are a few major spoilers for the Fallen London mythology and some for Sunless Sea, but mostly I just took what little I knew about the characters and the situation and ran with it. Sorry.
Happy Yuletide, Serenade!
Full acknowledgements and link to walkthrough at the end.
(See the end of the work for more notes.)
With deepest gratitude to:
xenoglossy, for the IF consult, code and UI help, and playtesting. weakinteraction, for playtesting and helping pull apart and put back together some central parts of this. yhlee, for the IF consult and UI help. Porpentine, for code examples and references. prosodiical, AlterEgon, and rabidsamfan for playtesting. Thank you so much for your patience and constructive feedback.
And sincere apologies to Fallen Londoners, Seekers of the Name, and FBG. ;_;
(Edited to add: Walkthrough and author's note can now be found at light-beneath-water.tumblr.com.)
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