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    In which the Sir John Comedy Company has two stages at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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  1. Public Bookmark 2

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    ‘Hickey had found Billy Gibson in his cabin, and drawn the curtain across almost lazily, to give them both a bit of privacy. He knew an open curtain would arouse less suspicion than a closed one – but it was all bustle as the watch changed over, and besides, the officers who might want for Gibson at this hour were either on deck or abed. He’d checked. Lieutenant Irving with his sanctimonious little head stuck in a Bible somewhere in the officer’s mess or his cabin. Lieutenants Little and Hodgson on deck, a fine pair, one with a face like a kicked puppy and the other like a puppy that ought to be kicked.

    So, they’d not be disturbed. Not for a few hours.’

    Or, Gibson cuts Hickey’s hair and gets a good caulking in return. Featuring a chat with Jopson, regarding Hickey's less-than-inconspicuous nocturnal activities.

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    20 Sep 2020

  2. Public Bookmark 5

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    As the expedition settles into a long winter trapped in the pack ice, Francis misses James more than ever.

    (Half a world away, James is missing Francis too.)

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    18 Sep 2020

  3. Public Bookmark 8

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    A man – Francis instinctively wants to call him this, but although he can see his face and his arms and chest and can deem them all to be quite regular, he can also make out a hint of a shadow of something – no legs but a tail, he thinks – moving lazily beneath the surface of the water. This is no man, this is not like any man Francis has ever known.

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    10 Sep 2020

  4. Public Bookmark 1

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    For the @terror_exe prompt: breaking news: henry le vesconte is cancelled for crimes against the bible.

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    08 Sep 2020

  5. Public Bookmark 28

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    James Fitzjames has lived an outsized, charmed life, with the devil's own luck. That luck, however, has run out at last.

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    06 Sep 2020