Dear Babylon – Safe or Sorry?

Dear Madame Steel I do not usually write this sort of letter.  Normally I write to the Scalentine Chronicle (you may have seen some of my letters, they are signed ‘A Concerned Citizen’).  However I did not think this fell … Continue reading

Extract from the small ads, Scalentine Chronicler

Berday, 5th Alster. Free to good homes: puppies.  8 weeks old, friendly. Mother – Thrin Mountain Dog.  Father – unknown.  5 Lower Battle Street Berday, 12th Alster. Free to good homes: puppies.  9 weeks old, friendly, boisterous.  Lively home recommended. … Continue reading

Notes from Bitternut’s Casebook – Body of Evidence

After weeks of rain, everyone’s grumpy and dull. I’m almost hoping for something to shake my officers up a bit. But it’s never good when someone turns up at the front desk looking seasick. Especially if they’re with Officer Ranil, … Continue reading

Dear Babylon – Coming Clean

Dear Babylon My boyfriend took me to meet his mother last week.  She’s dead. That is, she’s a ghost. I wouldn’t mind but she floated around while he was kissing me and she was making gestures. Encouraging ones. It put … Continue reading

Extract from the small ads, Scalentine Chronicler

Stoneday, 1st of Glister Wizard seeks assistant. Training provided.  1 silver/week and meals. Inshday, 4th of Glister Wizard seeks assistant. Requires sensible person with steady hands.  Training provided.  1 silver/week and meals. Berday, 12th of Glister Wizard seeks assistant.  Requires … Continue reading

Notes from Bitternut’s Casebook – Something Fishy

Hargur’s Casebook, Rivday, 16th of Prend Mid-morning at the Barracks and Prethin Claivitch turns up with his son Brolin, who is looking very sulky. The Claivitch family are old gentry; but Prethin decided to turn fisherman. “I found a ring … Continue reading

Look what I found…

Found this letter on the mat this morning. Now I don’t know who got the idea I’m the person to ask about matters of the heart – (yes, normally I deal with areas a little lower down, thank you, Jivrais, … 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…