Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[writing] Tourbillon progris riport, day 44

Today’s wordage: 3,500
Today’s writing time: 2 hours
Total wordage: 171,400
Total writing time: 95 hours, 30 minutes


“I know that there are some things which pass through the world unseen,” Wu replied. “The north wind. Cloud dragons. Certain monks.”

“You are not dead,” Wang insisted. “She is not invisible. All of you are crazed.”

Yet she was invisible, he realized. Or could be. She walked him right into the heart of the British navy in Port Said, past dozens of clerks and even a few guards, no one remarking at all.

Now it was Shen’s turn to smile. “Those are powerful words coming from some whose life hangs in the balance.

“Oh, leave off that silly pretense,” Wang snapped. “You know as well as I do that my life was forfeit from the moment the Kô summoned me.” The words surprised him on leaving his mouth, but he could not call them back now.

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