Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[writing] Tourbillon progris riport, day 48

Today’s wordage: 4,500
Today’s writing time: 2 hours
Total wordage: 188,000
Total writing time: 103 hours, 30 minutes


They were not gabblers. Masks moved from one knot to another, so that the composition of each group around the goddess changed and changed again, but the wisdom was spreading. Each shared with the next, and then with their newest neighbor, until understanding was everywhere, like a stain in water.

It was a very strange arrangement, yet oddly effective.

Beside her, Wang shifted uneasily. She squeezed his arm again, whispering, “Wait, this will be done soon.”

“I do not fear it be done, Mask,” he replied in Chinese. “I fear it not be done well.”

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