Something enlightening happened to me along the tracks of the Trans-Siberian. Awaiting departure from Sverdlovsk station, I was in my seat, reading an English-translated copy of 'Crime and Punishment'. Gratifyingly, I discovered the 1938 edition inside a used bookshop in Yekaterinburg.
9:08 AM Somewhere between San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Chase woke at 6:00 AM and immediately read the previous day’s reports. He reviewed the news, checked messages from international contacts, and completed a 2-hour morning routine.
A double shot of espresso later, he...
A month later, perhaps two…
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Slums littered this city, but most of Argentina’s wealthy lived like kings. The hacienda sprawled along a cliff-side beach complete with a Venetian glass mosaic pool, a hedge maze, statue-lined fountains and other such...
[Still at] Tarragon, St. Paul’s Bay, Malta
For the rest of the meal, she was quiet. The food came and went, and both of them declined dessert. Chase because he didn’t like them and his guest, well, because she wasn’t feeling it.
He was terrible with smalltalk, so he...
[Co-written and edited to Chase’s point of view.]
Some time, now or never…
Tarragon, St. Paul’s Bay, Malta
Chase Devineaux took a flight from San Francisco to Milan, a train to Naples, a car to Salerno and then boarded a boat to St. Paul’s Bay in Malta. Granted, he took the long route, but he...
Welcome to the New Year's game.
This is an open RP
Premise: New Year 2016 (After January 1, 2016)
Idea: What your character has been doing, or have done for the holiday season.
Basic RP rules apply. Take it slow, no need to spin any stories, just focus on character interaction.
This thread is an Alternate Universe, meaning it happens in its own timeline and timeframe.
All characters are approximately 10 years younger than they ‘currently’ are now.
Technology and mode remains the same, feel free to use your cell phones and hover boards.
Accolade is our tower...
March 1st, 2014
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ivy Monaghan, supervised as ACME Securities completed their set up of a basic monitoring studio. She was in a junior-suite directly above the Copacabana Palace's Golden Room, where suspected drug cartel leader Barbas Chuate was said to...
i remember when I was a kid, i wrote the author of a book series i read (Encyclopedia Brown) and he actually sent me a letter back with a personal note on the side. it still hangs in a frame in my elementary school library