Admin: No update this week

Just a heads-up that there will be no story update this week. The last week and a half have been pretty rough for me, and I’ve not got any writing done. Hopefully things should be back to normal for next week’s chapter. In the meantime, have a nice image of rocker!Valois :) Larger version can […]

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Three pics of Gunther

Those of you following the story know that both Gunther and Valois will never age, and that’s going to cause problems as those around them grow old and they remain eternally-young. To that end, Gunther is going to consider dying his hair grey as the years progress. He knows that he’ll still have a smooth […]

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Chapter 44: Reality

“Well don’t you look happier than I’ve ever seen you before!” Gunther gave Natalie a big grin. “I guess that’s your way of saying I’m usually a miserable old git who needs to smile more.” “Nope.” She handed him the coffee that had clearly been sitting and waiting for him. “Just that you look like […]

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Chapter 43: After

“I tried to be there for Mort.” Gunther sighed. “I know I wasn’t there as often as I should have been. I coped with my marriage problems by spending far too much time at work.” “But, in the end, darling boy, who does Mortimer run to when troubled, hm?” Now a tear did trickle down […]

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Chapter 42: Apotheosis

“I made another promise,” Valois continued. “One of truth. A Veil promise lasts for the lifetimes of those entering into it. If one dies before the other, that other wanders the earth in a grief you cannot imagine until they, too, die. Most often, the one left behind begs the Veil to bring them to […]

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