A peek at the paper

Today we're going to find out a little bit about one of Ascar's most important institutions, although it may not be acknowledged as such. Of course, I'm talking about the Ascar Daily Informer, the city's major newspaper. As its name suggests, this publication is printed daily. It contains topics of relevance to all citizens: whether … Continue reading A peek at the paper

Intrepid Correspondent Interview – Giselle Weaver

Today we're back in Maldon for an interview with the town logistician, Giselle Weaver, without whom everything would be in chaos. I admit I'm not too clear precisely what a logisticiam does, although I know she's in charge of the guesthouse. Because visitors really only arrive during scheduled convoy visits--this is because of the universal … Continue reading Intrepid Correspondent Interview – Giselle Weaver

Intrepid Correspondent Interview – Lady Catherine Nelson

We're returning to Ascar today, to meet the pinnacle of the scientific community, Lady Catherine Nelson. This is a rare privilege indeed. Lady Nelson has worked as a scientist for over forty years. (Note: In Numoeath, the term "scientist" is used mainly to refer to those who investigate the curse, whether in terms of epidemiology, … Continue reading Intrepid Correspondent Interview – Lady Catherine Nelson

Intrepid Correspondent Interview – Marcus the farmer

Given that many of our readers are celebrating seasonal festivals, this post will touch on what festivities one might expect in Maldon. I gather that Settlement Day (when the original settlers planted their flag of residence, or so tradition has it) is celebrated throughout the realm. Children are given presents to remind them of the … Continue reading Intrepid Correspondent Interview – Marcus the farmer