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Opening Scene: Ichabod Brooks & Zaria’s Kiss

“Thank you so much for accepting this job, Mr. Brooks,” the middle-aged man says as he hands over a cloth-covered bundle. A salty breeze forces him to curl his cloak tight around his body. “That package holds some special tools … Continue reading

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Opening Scene: Ichabod Brooks & the Orphan’s Shadow

“I still don’t see why you’re needed on this job,” Kia Pulzer says, the guard captain easily matching Ichabod’s long strides. Not wanting to be disturbed, the bald half-elf waves for her men to hang back with the slow-moving wagons. … Continue reading

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Opening Scene: Ichabod Brooks & the Jester Flute

Slapping a few gold coins on the bar, Ichabod Brooks helps himself to a mug of ale and the last bowl of an old stew. He cautiously sniffs at the reheated meal a few times before taking a tiny bite, … Continue reading

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Opening Scene: Ichabod Brooks & Toy Tower

“Number thirty-eight!” a voice shouts from the multi-colored tower. The rubbery orb at the base opens up to show the bubble-filled room within. “We will only wait ten minutes before moving on to the next guest. It is a busy … Continue reading

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Opening Scene: Ichabod Brooks & the Resurrection Bowl

“Thank you for meeting with me, Mr. Brooks,” the lean nobleman says as he steps out of his large tent. Waving his servants away, the brown-haired man adjusts his shirt collar and pats down his long, button-covered coat. “My name … Continue reading

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Opening Scene: Ichabod Brooks & the Yellow Ogres

Having left a large bowl of food for Beardy in his stable and making sure the gate does not lock the pet out, Ichabod cracks his knuckles and heads for the kitchen. He tightens the belt of his soft bathrobe … Continue reading

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Opening Scene: Ichabod Brooks & The Island of Mirrors

Gasping and coughing, Ichabod Brooks drags himself onto the beach and flops onto his back. The sun beats down on his skin and hair, which steadily dry in the tropical heat. He can still see the pieces of the storm … Continue reading

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