Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[writing] Tourbillon progris riport, day 31

Today’s wordage: 4,500
Today’s writing time: 2 hours
Total wordage: 118,700
Total writing time: 68 hours, 30 minutes


“Aren’t you commanding the left flank?”

“The attack has been withdrawn yonder. I’m here now to tell you of a party with lightning spears coming up below you.”

“That does not sound like it will go so well for us. Can we shoot them?”

“You cannot see them.”

“You can,” Harrow said bluntly.

“I am untutored in your weapons.”

“I seen you letting off with that pistol McCurdy lent to you.”

“Stop arguing with me,” Boaz insisted, but Harrow pushed a carbine into his hand.

“Simplest weapon there is. Point it and push. Man with no pulse ought to be rock steady on the sighting, don’t you think?”

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