I’m on the record as quite liking Sif; she’s an enjoyable character to write, and I’ve long wanted to revisit her story. Late in November, I hammered out a few thousand words for her, which will run over the course … Continue reading
Category Archives: The Continuing Adventures of Sif Commentary
Sorry for the late post. Now scheduled: three weeks of Sif’s adventures in student life, plus a special bonus Christmas item.
That lengthy post brings our first installment of Sif’s continuing adventures to a close. Stay tuned for more as I write it. We now return you to your regularly schedule skypiracy.
If you aren’t sure what’s going on here, go back to the start of The Continuing Adventures of Sif. If that doesn’t do it, go back to The Long Retreat. In coming back to this world, I find myself remembering … Continue reading
I’ve always been fond of Lägraltvárld. It’s the second-oldest of the settings in which I write, and hasn’t changed as much as its older sibling Nexus. I’m happy to be back to it for a little while. If you’ve forgotten … Continue reading
I don’t remember offhand if I ever used the line, but even before she knew how, Sif always suspected reading would agree with her. She has an inquisitive mind, and finds access to other peoples’ accumulated knowledge enchanting.
I only do a little bit of proofreading before I post entries—as the occasional typo suggests—but one of the things I do look for is the fictional grammar I have going here. Kvinna is the counterpart to Herre, Lady to … Continue reading
Dreamseers are a sort of hedge magiker, whose existence the Twelve and the lesser magical authorities tolerate but don’t encourage. There are other kinds, too, but besides the village healer archetype, dreamseers are the most visible and the best-known among … Continue reading
One of the reasons why I consider this story a nice break from the Long Nines is that the style I’ve established for it involves more robust inner monologue. I can think better as Sif than I can as Cannon, … Continue reading
It took me some time to settle on the particular mode of teaching employed at the Magiska Akademier. Some of it depends on which school you study. Conjurers/trollernmagiker in particular are big on the book learning, along with telemancers/färdenmagiker, while … Continue reading