The Ghetto

The Ghetto was east of the river across from Velo-city, but a few miles north of the Edge.  There were still some buildings left in the Ghetto, unlike the Edge, which was almost completely barren. Crumbling and burned out, the buildings of the Ghetto stood five and six stories tall.  Their windows black and gaping ...

The Shed

Smitty rubbed the soot from her eyes and looked at the sun as it hung low in the sky. Soon it'll be night and the dogs will come out she thought, automatically.  She stoked the coals and gave the bellows a few pumps to get the heat high enough. The sword she was working on ...

The Edge

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The place called the Edge wasn’t much more than a rubble strewn empty stretch of rocky ground where the land met the river.  On the other side of the water, the gleaming glass skyscrapers of Velo City rose out of the rancid river the way crystals form in nature: tall, sharp and glowing. The dark river ...