Rafe Keyn and the Temporal Lisle, Chapter 1

No, I’m not publishing the whole thing here. Not this time. But y’all may as well read a sample chapter and tell me whether you’re awaiting it with bated breath so I can hurry and finish it up.

broken-timeI’m a Fixer, a keeper of the Temporal Lisle, the thread that, literally, holds time together.

It was how Rafe Keyn could have introduced himself to anyone he met. He never would, of course. The Fixers, or more properly Deputies of the Agency for Prevention of Historically Anomalous Events, or APHAE, were the Agency’s most guarded secret.

The only secret guarded more closely was the existence of the Temporal Lisle itself, but that couldn’t rightly be said to be their secret; it was simply the way the universe was bound together.

Time, the founders of APHAE had learned, was not the abstract concept commoners held it to be. It was, in fact, a physical construct, a real and literal thing which could be seen, observed, touched. Continue reading “Rafe Keyn and the Temporal Lisle, Chapter 1”


Rafe Keyn and the Temporal Lisle

All that free space in my brain erupted today.

After spending the morning listing all 64 scenes for A Still, Small Voice (14% written!) I sat down this afternoon and slashed the fat grease pencils all over 8 or 9 pages of legal paper and outlined (fanfare!)

Rafe Keyn
and the
Temporal Lisle

I can barely contain myself.