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by Questers
Wed May 16, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Continent of Dreams
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Re: Continent of Dreams

2009 This year, New Ripon has once again won the title of Greatest of New Senland . The city, which has won the award six times this decade, has a total population of approximately 177,000 souls and a square area of around 23 miles, making it one of the most densely populated cities in New Senland....
by Questers
Fri May 11, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Common Law Courts
Replies: 8
Views: 2322

Re: Common Law Courts

Overheard in a bar in downtown Moncktown, two accountants, one white, one sikh Okay, so this is true. Paul — you know, Paul, um, Fielding. Big guy. Yea. So Paul was just walking down Oak Street, and er, it's Paul, so he's got a fag on. And he finishes his fag and goes to put it in a public ashtray....
by Questers
Tue May 01, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Common Law Courts
Replies: 8
Views: 2322

Re: Common Law Courts

It was nineteen ninety eight and I had only begun my training. Some say I had chosen a very grim task, but it is hardly all that bad. It was a job for life, at least. And part of the training had to be done across the Oryontic, in New Senland, where we had just three weeks back arrived. Myself, my m...
by Questers
Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of Valour
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Re: Tales of Valour

Forlorn Hope The party, making its way behind the short slope, ducked as a ripple - the shell exploded far enough away, and they were safe. The Colonel, sabre in its sheath bouncing on his thigh, scrambled up the slope, and the party followed. The Journalist, by his side, looked out over the field....
by Questers
Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Continent of Dreams
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Re: Continent of Dreams

Jesselton: city of a thousand quarters, divided by the mighty Mogami river, holy place for Hindus, the greatest floodplain on the continent, largest city in the Commonwealth. There are two hundred and eleven ways to enter Jesselton, but the best is through the Main Gate. There you can stand at the t...
by Questers
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Continent of Dreams
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Re: Continent of Dreams

To fly over the Orissan highlands, you would think all the tea in the world is grown there. It probably is, but nobody in the Orissaland drinks it. They drink coke out of glass bottles with tiny little straws. Then they get three cents back for recycling it. The poor come round to you on your beach ...
by Questers
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Continent of Dreams
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Continent of Dreams

Part of a series of a Praetonian travel magazine. Arriving, the airport has one sign only - WELCOME TO NEW SENLAND. New Senlanders think that New Senland is the best place on earth and once this is agreed go about arguing which part of New Senland is the best place on earth. It was of course, not a...
by Questers
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of Valour
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Re: Tales of Valour

Vereker's Battery Bill Vereker, six feet tall and blonde, thirty nine and a Captain in the Yeomanry, rode ahead to the forward position in his Land Rover. Behind him, in dusty green trucks, were towed the six Long Toms of His Battery of the Lucknow Artillery. The first people he came upon were stra...
by Questers
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of Valour
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Tales of Valour

A place to post some short stories or vignettes, from any nation.
by Questers
Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Common Law Courts
Replies: 8
Views: 2322

Re: Common Law Courts

THE ORYONTIC HERALD Recent events concerning two families of note in Yorktown, here, has recently come to light. A most serious dispute was finally resolved, the Oryontic Herald has learned, by unusual and violent means. The case will especially be of note to young people who by reckless encounter ...

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