Colonists to a planet of ever shifting borders of water and earth wage war. Land settlements push land foam into the sea, and sea settlements bury them back through the power of suffering army magicians. But there is a third party, with their own side to the war, breathing the planet's unfiltered air. Stats 2457 … Continue reading This Shall Serve As a Demarcation by Bogi Takács
What drives people to war? If there's a summary of one's life and experiences up to the point where one's action of going to war is justified, then this story is it. Sand, camels, sabres, and water. Stats 6062 words Possible Genres: Dystopia, Near Sci-fi, Short Story Also a podcast of Escape Pod! http://escapepod.org/2019/01/10/escape-pod-662-another-day-in-the-desert/ … Continue reading Another Day in the Desert by Mame Bougouma Diene
A magic system of naming grids and deepnames, countries recovered enough from war to start another, and a healer in a small room who has vowed not to interfere.