From Chief Bitternut’s Personal Notebook

Full moon is coming.  I feel it tugging, feel the first below-the-skin shift and murmur of mutable flesh. You know the hardest thing? It isn’t organising someone to cover the job for the duration.  In the beginning, yes, made some … Continue reading

Extracts from the Scalentine Chronicler

Floating Lady An extraordinary incident took place in Pigjam Alley on Stoneday, when Miris Trand, (23 years Scalentine), being in a depressed state of mind after the termination of an affair of the heart, attempted to take her own life. … Continue reading

Dear Babylon – Night Ride

Dear Babylon I only recently moved to Scalentine and have been working all the time to try and save up some money to send to my parents back home, I live very cheap so I can do this and have … Continue reading

Notes from Bitternut’s Casebook – Grave Matters

A normal evening.  A few magical explosions, the occasional shriek – nothing to disturb an officer who was off duty, thank you very much, and on his way to a beer and some affectionate company.  Except there was a light … Continue reading

This Week in the Scalentine Chronicler

Charity Venture Sparks Religious Riot Scenes of violence and destruction of property overtook Lower Water Way yesterday when Theriniet D’chain (28 Years Scalentine) and her two friends Lisial E’Kith (32) and Dropfi N’Rakl (25), attempted to raise money for their … Continue reading

Notes from Bitternut’s Casebook

Some of the more notable incidents this week; Lolfringe T’citchen, Chef, the Roundhouse Tower. I have yet to discover which law covers this. Basically, he put portions of his own anatomy in a stew. Apparently it’s customary where he comes … Continue reading

Extracts from the Scalentine Chronicler Classified Ads

Botherington’s Introduction Agency. Hate having to introduce people?  Bad with names? Instantly forget everything about someone the minute you have to introduce them to someone else?  Botherington’s provides small, discreet, specially trained imps who will perch in your ear and whisper … Continue reading

Notes from Bitternut’s Casebook

The usual parade of rogues and idiots this week. There’s a lot of beguile about, despite our best efforts. Pity the portals don’t seem to recognise it as something we really don’t want around here. But I suppose they let … Continue reading

The City of Alak

“So you’re really going to Penar?”  said  Sevish.  He was a charming disgraced son of the local nobility, always busy with some scheme or other to get back in favour. We’d met as I passed through the city of Alak.  … Continue reading

Welcome to Scalentine

My name’s Babylon Steel.  I’m going to be putting some stuff here about my activities with occasional contributions from friends and acquaintances. Later…