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All the Latest from Torsade!           In this week’s installment of A Figure from the Common Lot, Honoré, though certain he is still a prisoner, leaves his room — a sign to Broughton that he is ready to begin his training. In the second part of “Bad Counsel”, Andrée’s sense of unwelcomeness […]

Imprisoned: part three

Posted by ractrose on 3 Dec 2017 in Fiction, Novels

A Figure from the Common Lot Imprisoned (three)         Every several days afterward, when he returned from the pit, Feriet fell on the house like a cloud of ash; his largeness seemed to suck the oxygen from his wife’s lungs. He emerged, and she sank. Alone, Honoré’s sister could check her ire, […]