Flight From Louchébem

Saint Ansetem bodily ascends from the stake to which he has been tied for burning by a Neo-Platonist mob.

Siege-Master Grundolf is catapulted an estimated three miles when his siege tower is released before he has been tied into his harness during the War of Bridges.

Noted algebraist and cleric Unstor, attempting to synthesise “calcined water”, a substance which he believes to be a necessary precursor to the philosopher’s stone, fills a lightweight parchment bag with hydrogen. His bead and robes, along with some items of laboratory equipment, being entangled with its straps, he is transported roughly two miles and lands in Bullock’s Fields.

The philosopher Crowlock vanishes mysteriously. Among his effects is a letter addressed to “all men of Science”, in which he boasts of having found the method of summoning “an universal levitator, or Sky-Hook, which will take any man being so bold, up into the Heavens.” He is never seen or heard from again.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s