REGULAR BLOG POSTS: This week, we're continuing snippets of Challenges of the Deeps, the new Arenaverse novel: In Chapter 26, we find out what's got Oasis so worried, in Chapter 27, we learn what Vindatri had Orphan watching for, and in Chapter 28, Simon makes a very important discovery! Last two weeks: In Chapter 23, DuQuesne and Vindatri have words, in Chapter 24, Ariane faces someone from her past, and in Chapter 25, we look in on our adversaries! Earlier, in Chapter 20, the Deeps show why they are dangerous, in Chapter 21, Simon goes from one meeting to a very different kind of meeting, and in Chapter 22, Wu Kung and the others finally arrive at Vindatri's home!
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This is probably the last snippet I will post. Let's look in on Simon...
"Fictional powers can be made real," Laila Canning repeated slowly. Her sharp brown eyes studied Oasis as though the redheaded woman was a specimen on her dissection table. "How certain are you of this?"
"Between ninety-five and a hundred percent sure," Oasis said. "I mean, Wu Kung already demonstrated he's going totally beyond the normal limits of the Arena and he can do that [ Continue reading... ]
It was time we got some answers about what Vindatri wanted...
"Your words tantalize me, my friends," Orphan said as DuQuesne was still trying to wrap his mind around this latest revelation. "It is clear – it has, in truth, always been clear – that there is some great mystery surrounding Doctor DuQuesne, and his compatriots Wu Kung and Oasis and, I believe, Maria-Susanna. I have to believe it also has to do with Wu Kung's extraordinary performance in the recent [ Continue reading... ]