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    Ironheart – Allan Boroughs

    “India Bentley stopped wading through the thick tidal mud and checked the horizon for any sign of southsiders. The first thing you learned when you lived on the North London shores was to keep your eyes peeled for southsiders. They’d come tearing across the water in skim boats and if they caught you unawares then you’d most likely get taken.” The worlds has crumbled. The Great Rains washed away most of it and the things we know and love have been lost. India’s world is most unlike the one we know, and her life is about to be turned upside down. Her father is missing, presumed dead, in Siberia and…

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    Fearsome Dreamer – Laure Eve

    “Surely that was too much blood for anyone to lose.  She never would have thought that people had so much of the stuff inside them. Was it all the blood, then, and was she seeing this woman’s life draining away before her eyes? Would it stay with her for ever, this moment? Would she tell herself to remember it, to see if she could, years upon years later?” Apprenticed to a Hedgewitch Rue is always being chastised for being a dreamer. In the countryside of Angle Tar this is seen as a bad thing, but she never understood why. She longs for the city streets, to feel the knowledge the…