The White Queen is an autonoom like no other. She comes alone. Humble.

Exquisitely beautiful. Achingly human.

She changes tone when the weeding procession starts.

"We've cracked your stop-sibilant code."

I've brought the Best Man, because Father will not attend. And He brings His host with him as well as a Ring.


The horror. Shapes bleeding into shadows. Shadows killing light. All horrible, all deadly.

Polite smile.

"The Prime will release me from your tender mercies... lover."

 “Venom will seep and cleanse through every hate-filled world.”

With the Myrmidons at his side, all had taken Roseroot, Icarian fears not.


A rumour of this.

or this other thing,

Means to and end? Tut-tut.