More Beauty, Wonder, and Weirdness of the Ninth World
Life after death, time travel, teleportation. The things that are impossible now—these are things that aren’t just possible in the Ninth World, but probable. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a noble, a thief, a tinkerer, or a serial killer, when you come face to face with impossibilities becoming realities, you must make hard choices.... [click here for more]
Beneath the orbits and atoms of our natural universe lies a network of dark energy. Those who have learned to access and navigate this chaotic sea have discovered an almost endless set of “recursions” in the shoals of our Earth: Worlds with their own laws of reality, reflected from human experience or imagination, given form in the swirling Chaosphere of the Strange. Worlds teeming with life,... [click here for more]
All glory to the originators of truth and understanding. Praise to the innovators of steel and synth. Praise to the shapers of flesh, of bone, and of mind. Glory to those who re-sculpted the sustaining earth and the life-giving sun. Praise to the senders of signals, who even now whisper into machine ears and give life to the inanimate. Praise to those who... [click here for more]
THERE IS MORE THAN ONE WORLDThe Strange is a place where fictional worlds, called recursions, become realities of their own. Recursions are unique but limited worlds with their own laws of science and even magic, seeded into the dark energy network underlying reality called the Strange. Some recursions contain extravagant sorcery, imprisoned devils, and lost gods.... [click here for more]
What is it to be human? What is the nature of a name?
Drew, a young explorer, journeys through the hostile wastelands. Accompanied by a techno-sorcerer who calls herself The Revelation and Imtu, a varjellan whose ancestors descended from the stars, they cross paths with an extraordinary woman who offers the group shelter, food, and safety in their moment of need.
She asks for nothing in return—but... [click here for more]