Brute Squad Interludes Writing

Interlude: Reunions

Tusk was glaring at Naeris. “What happened to the plan?” she asked forcefully. The two of them had finally managed to find a moment’s peace to catch up, and she was almost giddy with joy and simultaneously filled with a storm of rage. “Why are we letting them all live? The plan-” “Plans change, Tusk,” …

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Changes

Roshan McKay sat at their desk, staring blankly at the pile of assignments that still needed marking. It’s not like they needed the money; Emma was kind enough to take care of most important things. Even if they did need it, it’s not like they could spend it. Power’s out to half the city, and with …

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Character Theme Songs

I listen to music a lot when I write; I find it really helps get me into the right mind-set. This is especially true when I’m writing characters. I’ve posted a couple of playlists before, for Naeris and Roshan, and I’ve certainly written in generalisation about why I picked certain songs. Now, I’ve written a lot of character-based …

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Brute Squad Interludes Writing

Interlude: First Meetings

The palace grounds were breathtaking, even under the blanket of night. Light spilled from windows and doorways, falling on a dizzying array of flowers that bloomed year-round. The frosty chill of winter refused to touch their delicate petals, and the grass inside the walls was free from the ice that covered most of the city. As …

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