Hooked Into Machine

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Other  |  House: Booksie Classic
Several individuals, whose paths cross seemingly by chance in a world where invention is the culturally encouraged goal, and invention of an item which is taken into daily use wins a person immortality- both figurative and literal- seek identity, freedom, vindication, and security, as various petty and feuding deities guide them towards fulfilling their own purposes.
Part thriller, part western, part sci-fi, part steampunk, part Orwellian Dystopia and part Greek Tragedy; this story is to be an experiment in different writing styles and character development. Working title "Hooked Into Machine" taken from the Regina Spektor song "Machine".

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Tag

Submitted: March 19, 2010

Several individuals, whose paths cross seemingly by chance in a world where invention is the culturally normalised goal, and invention of an item which is taken into daily use wins a person immortality- both figurative and litteral- seek identity, freedom, vindication, or simply adventure, as various petty and feuding deities guide them towards fulfilling their own purposes.
Part thriller, part western, part sci-fi, part steampunk, part Orwellian Dystopia and part Greek Tragedy; this story is to be an experiment in different writing styles and character development.

Working title is from the Regina Spektor song "Machine". Read Chapter

Poncho

Submitted: May 17, 2010

Poncho awakens from a fever-dream while recovering from the stab wound sustained when defending a young street-orphan from a drunk hustle. Read Chapter

Logos

Submitted: June 24, 2010

Tow mysterious men are discussing their fate in a tavern, when Poncho blunders in. Desperate for a drink, he is closely followed- much to his displeasure- by the perennially silent Tag, who has patched up his injury, and whose fate seems to be somehow linked to that of the two drinkers... Read Chapter