There were a few iterations of how I wanted to tell this story before it ended up coming back to a fairly “standard” prose narrative. But if you thought “The Empire” was preachy, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. Enjoy this classic medieval fantasy short story where some of the dark-edginess of modern culture has finally gotten through to me.
Responding to a Penny Arcade strip, I’m a little peeved at how humanity can’t seem to accept improvements.
“Were it not for the Arbiter’s counsel, I would have [Google] glassed your entire planet!” –Rtas ‘Vadum of the Covenant