1803-01-11

Guide

Dun'cahrun (Crime Syndicate)

Astrid Westergaard
canon

A guide to a particular mob in Argenstrath, lead by Ryan Holme.


1819

Story

An oral history of the great Demon war

The Emperor of Prush
violencecanon

Stories of the great demon war.


1857-04-04

Story

How Phinneus Took to the Sky

Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell
canon
The origin of Phinneus Cromwell.

1866

Story

A Chance Meeting

Olivia Annette Adams
canonflash-fiction

The story of how Olivia's parents met. 

Submission for the Short Story Challenge


1867-01

Story

How Sean Finian O'Brudhear Came to Gearford, Part the First

Sean Finian O'Brudhear
Of Sean Finian's Ancestry, Birth and Heritage

1868-04

Story

Heart of an Empire, Soul of a Worker

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
flash-fiction

William Prescotesh struggles with becoming a Perdadu. 


1872-06-20

Blog

Astrid's Multimedia Challenge

Astrid Westergaard

this is the second time I've written this damn thing, so y'all better read it. 

for the Multimedia Challenge.


1874

Story

Waiting for Julian

Lucas Merriweather Buford
A young Lucas waits anxiously for his father to get home.

Written for the Flash Fiction—Springtime!  challenge.

1874-03-45

Story

Poisoned Flowers

Astrid Westergaard
canonstrong languageflash-fiction

Bran// In Nyxiana, it is traditional to place a circle of white lilies on the coffin of the deceased as a blessing that will bring them peace and joy in the afterlife. Written for the Loss and Mourning Challenge.


1877

Story

His & Mine

Astrid Westergaard
flash-fiction

Astrid //A series of flash fiction stories in which Astrid and Ronan ditch every ceremony required of them during their betrothal. 
Written for the Spring Flash Fiction Challenge


1877-03-31 12:00:00

Story

First Flight

Theodore Emelior Beem
violencestrong language

Once upon a time, Theodore Emelior Beem was just a young teen with dreams of flying. Then his friend John was terrorized by some Mayberry bullies.  What could he possibly do to help?

Inspired by the "Child's Play" Flash Fiction Challenge, this story offers a flashback to the early life of T.E Beem, who was first introduced in "Excelsior".


1877-04-24

Story

The Hero of Deepwater Bay

Theodore Emelior Beem
strong languageflash-fiction

This follows the story, Indomitable and tells the further story of  Theodore Beem. In this story,  young Theodore learns about the identify of his friend Willy, the old man who had befriended him when life had been at its lowest ebb. This flash fiction was written for the Loss and Mourning Challenge.


1878-04-09

Story

Indomitable

Theodore Emelior Beem
strong language

After breaking both of his legs, life looked grim for young Theodore Emelior Beem.  Just when his life was at a low ebb, he met a mysterious old man, who showed what might be possible. This story takes place after First Flight. This story offers a further flashback into the early life of T.E Beem, who was first introduced in "Excelsior".


1879-02

Story

Informational Flow

Annabelle Bardeneen
canon
My entry for the short story challenge. In which there is unequal access to information, but everything is cleared up in the end.

1880

Story

The Consequences of the Past

Olivia Annette Adams
Olivia's backstory, mixed in with a present day mystery.  

1880

Guide

Titanian Language 101

Astrid Westergaard
in-progressstrong language

An introductory lesson in Titanian language for non-natives. You too can learn to say "I love pizza" in the language of the Yeti. 



1880-06

Story

Glassless Garden

Kent Nicholas
canon
Kent Nicholas recounts his first case, and the reason he became a detective.

1882-06-58 21:00:00

Story

A Chance Encounter

Annabelle Bardeneen
matureflash-fiction

A chance encounter with an old school friend fortells of tragedy for Annabelle and her family.


1883

Story

The Consequences of the Past

Olivia Annette Adams
Olivia's backstory, mixed in with a present day mystery.  

1883

Story

The story of Kenneth Vermoor. aka "the Gauntlet of Denbolt"

Jameson Skyfel
canon

The backstory to a 3D RPG known as the Gauntlet of Denbolt.


1883-01

Story

Final Charge

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
flash-fiction

In the Antiford-Prushian War, not everything is as cut and dry as it once was. 


1883-01

Story

Night of the Slunk

The Baron Nester Delgado of Argenstrath
violencestrong language

This is taken from a series of stories I wrote but never published on the site. It's a tale of an ill-fated airship crew and the mysteries of the dark unknown. Hope you enjoy. 


1883-01-10

Story

Revolution’s Catalyst

Gilbert Melker Wrathchild
in-progressviolence

On the morning of Revolution, Gearford burns.


1883-01-13

Story

The Story of Steven Copley

Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell
canon
A short story about the first captain to join Phinneus' fleet.

1883-01-13

World

The 1883 Antifordian Revolution

Lucas Merriweather Buford, Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell, and Abigail Beatrix Cormac
major eventofficial wordcanon

A reference to the Antifordian Revolution.


1883-01-20

Story

The Drop of Blood

Gilbert Melker Wrathchild
in-progressviolence
After The Revolution in Gearford, The Wrathchilds return to their home of Mistfell to secure it for Antiford's Technocratic Order.

1883

Story

The Demon Revolution, Part One

Gregor Osvo
canon
An incident aboard a cargo ship results in the deaths of a dozen Vibranni stowaways in part one of an ongoing story that will change the shape of Antiford and the lives of its citizens.

1883

Story

Elspeth

Professor Leopold Phillip Featherstonhaugh
violence
The story of a young vibranni and Leopold's origin story, sort of. 

1883-04-60

Adv

Diederich The Great, Episode 1: The Uninvited Guest

The Emperor of Prush
The Armored Land ship Desert Vulture just slipped across the border, but they picked up a stowaway. 

1883-04-60

Adv

Diederich The Great, Episode 2: Knock Knock

The Emperor of Prush
In the Waste lands of The Prush Confederacy, Diederich Eirck VonKresser life is in the balance.

1883-05

Adv

Diederich The Great,Episode 3 Into the Dark

The Emperor of Prush
Diederich did battle in the city held by the Count, but other things might knock him off guard.

1883-05-10

Adv

Diederich The Great,Episode 4 Bite out of crime

The Emperor of Prush
violencestrong language

Diederich and his crew deal with crime and proper grooming techniques.  


1884-05-10

Story

Lars' Gift

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canonflash-fiction

The day that Lars gave Lucas the keys to the automatonics kingdom.


1884-05-21

Story

The Order of The Badger

Lucas Merriweather Buford, Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell, and Abigail Beatrix Cormac
canon

The origins of our modern subversive organization, the Order of the Badger.


1885

Story

Becoming Maia

Maia
canon
Maia's history, from when her father left to when she became a trader. In present-day, she is 16, and this history ends at 12. She has been an established trader for four years.

1885-05

Story

Auto-Marie

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canon
Lucas reminisces about the courtship of his youth.

1885-06-03

Story

The Order of The Badger

Lucas Merriweather Buford, Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell, and Abigail Beatrix Cormac
canon

The origins of our modern subversive organization, the Order of the Badger.


1886

World

Hjem Archives: Drohtynvethr

Astrid Westergaard
canon

A fraction of the document defining elite military behavioral conduct c. 1512
Property of Hjem National Archives.

Translated in 1886 by Astrid Westergaard.


1886

Story

Becoming Maia

Maia
canon
Maia's history, from when her father left to when she became a trader. In present-day, she is 16, and this history ends at 12. She has been an established trader for four years.

1888-01-50

Story

The Order of The Badger

Lucas Merriweather Buford, Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell, and Abigail Beatrix Cormac
canon

The origins of our modern subversive organization, the Order of the Badger.


1888-02-40

Story

The Woman On The Platform

Astrid Westergaard
violencestrong language

Itinerant, No. 1 // This city only has two kinds of people: those who are thirsty or desperate and those who want to keep them that way.


1888

Story

The Death of the Baron

The Baron Nester Delgado of Argenstrath
canon

As the cascade pushes the baron closer to death, he searches blindly for a cure, but at what cost?


1889

Story

Becoming Maia

Maia
canon
Maia's history, from when her father left to when she became a trader. In present-day, she is 16, and this history ends at 12. She has been an established trader for four years.

1889

Story

The Arbiter (Second Edit)

The Baron Nester Delgado of Argenstrath
violencecanonstrong language
The year was 1889 and The Arbiter, having completed her task, is on her way home to port in Argenstrath yet the circumstances of the voyage has Captain Karset on edge. Will they make it home after all? 

1889

Story

Sean Finian O'Brudhear and the Bowl of Brown Stew

Sean Finian O'Brudhear
flash-fiction

Sean Finian O'Brudhear arrives in Gearford and experiences the local cuisine.


Written for FLASH Fiction Challenge- Food but it ran long, and the writer was so enamored of every word that he was loathe to cut it.


1889

Story

Moving forward in Argenstrath

The Baron Nester Delgado of Argenstrath
violencestrong language
A year since the accident, The Baron of Argenstrath hunts down a dangerous threat to the city and perhaps the world. (Please read Death of the Baron and The Arbiter first.)

1890-02-26

Story

It's All Part of the Plan

Astrid Westergaard
violenceflash-fiction

Astrid// When there's a rage-filled mob boss after you, you've gotta stay one jump ahead.

Written for the Airship Flash Fiction Challenge


1890-03

comic

Tiff In Town

Lucas Merriweather Buford
The order don't always get along with each other...
especially handsome CEOs and door kicking, "airship commodores".

1890-03

Story

Fisty Cuffs!

Captain Leo Swift
One of Caption Leo's first bounty's! This story was one of the first published in the ticking clock. Leo v.s The 10 foot tall Garret! Let the fist's fly!

1890-03-15

Story

Demons

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canon

Lucas recalls adventures past while waiting for an acquaintance to help him journey once more. 


1890-04

Story

The Gazelle Sets Sail

Captain Alexander Nolan
violence
the beginning of the Adventures of Captain Alexander and his crew. I combined a few stories that happen in order. so it would be easier to read.

1890-04-44

Story

The Man With the Calico Cat

Theodore Emelior Beem
strong language
Librarian Theodore Beem discovers an intriguing airship wreck in a local junkyard and ends up finding a surprise.

1891

Story

Rise of the Scorpion

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
canon
Joel Arnett's life is turned upside down when he makes a really bad decision to help a stranger. Follow his rise into manhood as he embarks on a journey across Araz.

1891

Story

The Demon Revolution, Part One

Gregor Osvo
canon
An incident aboard a cargo ship results in the deaths of a dozen Vibranni stowaways in part one of an ongoing story that will change the shape of Antiford and the lives of its citizens.

1891

Story

Battle of the Titans

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
canon
When Lieutenant Joel Arnett comes across a Prushian town being attacked by what appears to be another Landship, he decides to take some serious action into his own hands.

1891-01-21

Story

Open Book

Astrid Westergaard
violenceflash-fiction

Bran// A vacancy opens up in the Ministry of Civilization.

Written for the Short Story Challenge 


1891-03

Story

What May Come In The Sands

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canon
A small tale of Lucas stranded in the desert.

1892

Story

Becoming Maia

Maia
canon
Maia's history, from when her father left to when she became a trader. In present-day, she is 16, and this history ends at 12. She has been an established trader for four years.

1892-02

Story

Tonic Trouble!

Captain Leo Swift
A Lazy day on the Ship. Leo has a challenge with Dr.White on who can create the best Tonic!

1892-02

Adv

There is always a bar fight

Captain Leo Swift
in-progress
It has always been said that Leo has two ways of thinking and doing things. Logic vs Chaos. Now you get to be Leo and pick what his moves and tactics are.

1892-03

Story

Arrest Record

Annabelle Bardeneen
What do you tell that bobbies when they arrest you? That you're punishing the girl for wasting water?

1892-03

Story

The Old Man and the Sky

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
flash-fiction

A young Midshipman laments his position on a Vimana class Patrol Airship, and the old Captain who commands it.


1892-03-10 21:54:00

Story

A Tale of Love and Hardship ( working title )

Captain Leo Swift
in-progressstrong language

James, a man who lost everything but his daughter must risks everything to find her a safe home.

( New kind of style of story I'm going for here, let me know what you think )


1892-05

Story

Dreams

Captain Alexander Nolan
violence
a Dream or maybe a fragment of his memory, each page is a different dream

1892-05

Story

The Manticore

The Baron Nester Delgado of Argenstrath
canon
The Baron and his team investigate clues that lead them to the whereabouts of The Manticore only to discover more than they bargained for.

1892

Story

Sky-Whale Ale

Lucas Merriweather Buford

Brewer Brothers on a desert adventure full of comedy and shenanigans.

Originally pitched for the Adventure Collection.


1892-05-32 11:00:00

Story

A Library Fine Comes Due

Theodore Emelior Beem and Lucas Merriweather Buford
violencecanonflash-fiction

Lucas Merriweather Buford comes to the Science and Technology Library in Gearford and learns the importance of returning books on time and paying his fines.

This was submitted for the Horror Flash Fiction Challenge.


1892-05

Story

The Gazelle Sets Sail

Captain Alexander Nolan
violence
the beginning of the Adventures of Captain Alexander and his crew. I combined a few stories that happen in order. so it would be easier to read.

1892-05-60

Story

Gone Wrong

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
flash-fiction

Playing Pranks can be fun.


1892-06

Story

Little Rats

Captain Alexander Nolan
violencecanon

thiefs come to the Gazelle


1892-06

Story

Monsters In The Dark

Captain Alexander Nolan
violencecanon
another adventure of the Gazelle and it's crew

1892-06

Story

The Gazelle Sets Sail

Captain Alexander Nolan
violence
the beginning of the Adventures of Captain Alexander and his crew. I combined a few stories that happen in order. so it would be easier to read.

1892-06-61

Story

"Happy" New Year?

Lieutenant Joel Arnett and Kent Nicholas
Arnett and Kent through the Years

1893-01-16

Story

Mine Your Manners

Lieutenant Joel Arnett

After a long way away, Arnett makes his way home.


1893-01-17

Story

The Gang of Misbegottens

Theodore Emelior Beem
in-progressviolence

The Gang of Misbegottens, a band  of young thieves in the Mayberry District are presented with an interesting proposal by a curious and mysterious stranger. They will need to decide whether Theodore Emelior Beem is someone who can be trusted. Where might this partnership lead?

This story is the third chapter of the Curious Tale of Theodore Emelior Beem and follows the "The Constable's Dilemma." It takes place over four years before the events in "Excelsior."


1893-01-38

Story

Legs and Racers

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
When Arnett hears about the Antiford Grand Prix, he can't help but show up to ruffle the feathers of a rival. Racers from around Orr arrive to compete in the Grand Prix

1893-02

Story

The Arnett Pass

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
The Landship Scorpios II is hired to help build a path through the Hoganmar mountain range. Arnett and company pull out all the stops for this pay day.

1893

Story

Descending into Madness

Kent Nicholas
Kent writes about the darkness of Antiford.

1893-02-20

Story

The Storm That Lit Fires

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canon
Prequel to Masquerade Mayhem in which Buford's bad luck leads to terrible decisions.

1893-02-31

Story

Masquerade Mayhem

Captain Leo Swift
major eventviolencecanonstrong language
Captain Leo is called in by Lucas Buford, who has a proposition for the young bounty hunter. With the help of Abigail Beatrix Cromac, Leo makes a plan to capture his target. Things get rather complicated and the world shakes from the result.

1893-02

Story

Desperate Dream

Dayntie Feoil
Captain Alexander Abraxas is faced with some airship trouble and must seek out help in a much darker place than he expected.

1893-03

Story

WhiteWashed

William White
Trying to help a wounded Leo Dr. White needs more supplies to help. Unfortunately a drunkard makes life a little harder for the good doctor

1893-03-31

Story

Masquerade Mayhem

Captain Leo Swift
major eventviolencecanonstrong language
Captain Leo is called in by Lucas Buford, who has a proposition for the young bounty hunter. With the help of Abigail Beatrix Cromac, Leo makes a plan to capture his target. Things get rather complicated and the world shakes from the result.

1893-03-36

Story

Curiosity Almost Killed The Librarian

Theodore Emelior Beem
violencecanon

A flashback to the week following the death of Charles Button. While Gearford is in a tumult, Theodore Emelior Beem is working late at the Science and Technology library. What he'll find will shock him.

Inspired by the Flash Horror challenge.

In the chronology of Theodore Beem's life, this story takes place after The Gang of Misbegottens, but before the story Excelsior.


1893-03-38

Story

Replacing Button

Lucas Merriweather Buford, Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell, and Abigail Beatrix Cormac
canon

The Order of the Badger's their adventures after the infamous Charles Button incident.


1893-03-39

Story

The Aftermath

Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell
canon
After the death of Charles Button, Phinneus faces some trouble.

1893-03-40

Story

The Eye of the Storm

Captain Leo Swift
Leo takes a moment to regroup with his crew after the chaos of masquerade mayhem. Leo finishes up his recovery.

1893-03-45

Story

Replacing Button

Lucas Merriweather Buford, Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell, and Abigail Beatrix Cormac
canon

The Order of the Badger's their adventures after the infamous Charles Button incident.


1893-03-60

Story

Mission to Barroh Camp

Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell
canon
Phinneus embarks on a mission to Barroh Camp to uncover a secret project.

1893-03

Story

The Dregs of The Revolution

Annabelle Bardeneen
Young Annabelle is stuck out in the desert babysitting her young cousins and has to answer the question of why their family is no longer allowed in the cities.

1893-03

Story

What Rilain Does When She's Left Alone on The Gazelle

Huntress Rilain Svain Mortador
Rilain Svain Mortador, Captain Alexander Nolan's companion, finds herself writing something similar to a diary entry on a piece of found paper... Or on the back of a supplies list. Either way, this is what happens when she's left alone on The Gazelle, as stated by the title. This is what goes through her mind on a daily basis...

1893-04

Story

Rilain S. Mortador, Cryptid Hunter: Episode Two - Snerra

Huntress Rilain Svain Mortador
violencestrong language
Rilain the Cryptid Hunter searches, yet again, for a mythical creature, this one titled, "Snerra," a large white or light gray wolf-like being that kills its prey by decapitating them, feeding merely off of their heads. The Snerra was rumored to have been living in Kuu, which Rilain miraculously finds herself in...

1893-04

Story

Voyage Home

Captain Alexander Nolan
A trip home turns into the makings adventure and foreshadowing of the future.

1893-04

Story

Roots That Run

Captain Alexander Nolan
violencecanon
setting sail for Kuu Again

1893-04-19

Story

Replacing Button

Lucas Merriweather Buford, Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell, and Abigail Beatrix Cormac
canon

The Order of the Badger's their adventures after the infamous Charles Button incident.


1893-04

Story

Dreams

Captain Alexander Nolan
violence
a Dream or maybe a fragment of his memory, each page is a different dream

1893-04-30

Story

A Scattered Mercian Homestead

Annabelle Bardeneen
in-progress
Letters from siblings who formerly lived in Mercia, scattered by the war, and by extension, their other family members.

1893-04-49 12:00:00

Story

Blue Skies

Captain Alexander Nolan
violencestrong language
a new adventure awaits the crew of The Gazelle and the events of leading up to Land of the Ice and Snow for the Gazelle

1893-04-50

Story

Land of the Ice and Snow

Lucas Merriweather Buford
violencecanon
Lucas is trying to find the missing townfolk of the sleepy town, Falinnbannao, with help from the crew of the Gazelle. 

1893-04

Story

Rilain S. Mortador, Cryptid Hunter: Episode One - Crocotta

Huntress Rilain Svain Mortador
violence
Rilain, Alexander Nolan's Vibranni companion, begins her nightly adventures upon hearing a...slightly inhuman scream. The creature she discovers will mark the start of her days as a Cryptid Hunter.

1893-04

Story

Thoroughly Thrashing!

Captain Leo Swift
Leo and Nigel hunt down a vicious killer wanted by the Antifordian millitry.

1893-04

Story

The Truth About Water

Annabelle Bardeneen
Annabelle watches the fjorda and ponders the nature of water.

1893-05

Story

Desert Fire

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
Joel Arnett gets more then he bargained for picking up Dayntie Feoil in the desert.

1893-05

Story

Leo Finds An Old Friend

Captain Leo Swift
violence
Leo is fighting off a Pirate ship and finds something he was not exspecting.

1893-05

Story

The World Born Anew: An Odysseus story

Captain Leo Swift
violencestrong language
A deadly plague brook out in Green Nook. Odysseus leaves the village the fist time in fifteen years to find a cure.

1893-05-19

Story

Beginnings

Victoria Bezel
Just when she was tired of running, a whole new adventure began.  Victoria comes to Antiford.

1893-05-35

Story

The Lone Hero

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
flash-fiction
What happens when you lose a close friend?

1893-05

Adv

Average Antiford Adventure

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
canon
An Adventure which is simply average! 

1893-05

Story

A Journey To The Past Part 1

Erza Redd

A tale of Gabriel Craddock and his family's hidden past.

1893-05

Story

The Guilded Cage

Captain Alexander Nolan
a story about Nicholas Bennett

1893-06-55

Story

Well Island Journals

Lucas Merriweather Buford
A Kuuvian scientist takes a team on an expedition to collect hard knowledge about Well Island.
No plans to finish these, just thought I'd publish what I had.

1893-06

Story

Introducing, his benevolence, the Earl.

Earl Robin Ronalds
There is an odd man claiming to be an Earl in the forest north of Fen Byen. This is his tale.

1893-06-61

Story

"Happy" New Year?

Lieutenant Joel Arnett and Kent Nicholas
Arnett and Kent through the Years

1894-01-01

Story

Hello Jacques

Lucas Merriweather Buford
noncanon
Every year, Lucas attempts to build a third-instinct automaton. This is a story of success from the eyes of the creation.

1894-01-01

Story

"Happy" New Year?

Lieutenant Joel Arnett and Kent Nicholas
Arnett and Kent through the Years

1894

Story

Border Patrol

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
violence

Captain Prescotesh of the Kantebury Army sits at the border of Kwazulite. His men defend against a Vibranni Orange Tribe attack.


1894-01

Story

All Entries, Moghs 1894

Maisy-Maude
violencecanonstrong language
All entries to Bishop's journal in Moghs of 1894.

1894-01

Story

The Black Sleeves

The Baron Nester Delgado of Argenstrath
violence
Something terrible lurks about the shadows of Argenstrath. It is the job of The Black Sleeves to keep it in check. 

1894-01-15

Story

Well Island Journals

Lucas Merriweather Buford
A Kuuvian scientist takes a team on an expedition to collect hard knowledge about Well Island.
No plans to finish these, just thought I'd publish what I had.

1894

Blog

The Prush War of Imperial Reclamation

Lucas Merriweather Buford and The Emperor of Prush
major eventcanon

The war where Diederich Eirck VonKresser reclaimed his imperial heritage and conquered the Confederacy in Prush.


1894-02-22

Story

The Phantom of Black Leaf and Earl

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canon
A millyard man's amazing journey into what's possible with a day off and a bit of tea.

1894-02-29

Story

A Mission for the Baron

The Baron Nester Delgado of Argenstrath and Captain Leo Swift
violencestrong language

Leo Swift and his crew have been hired by an unexpected client. The Baron Delgado has an important mission for the crew of the Caelum Navis. Should the brave captain return with the infamous cannons, The Hounds Lash, he will be greatly rewarded. Not with gold or jewels, but something far more valuable to Swift, his past. 


1894-03

Story

Desperate Dream

Dayntie Feoil
Captain Alexander Abraxas is faced with some airship trouble and must seek out help in a much darker place than he expected.

1894-03-14

Story

The Death of Monopoly

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canon

A new automaton is born that could change everything one day, but new business rivals threaten to change everything far faster than that. 


1894-03

Story

The Heartlong's Calling Parts 1-3

Dr. Tobias Bloom
in-progressviolence

Doctor Tobias Bloom has been well around the world. He's lived a lifetime of fighting and violence, and he sets sail for Antiford to try and escape it all. What he finds instead is a mystery and a discovery that could shake Antiford to its core.


1894

Story

Becoming Maia

Maia
canon
Maia's history, from when her father left to when she became a trader. In present-day, she is 16, and this history ends at 12. She has been an established trader for four years.

1894-04

Story

Stag's Shadow

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
violence

A horror descends on an Adelon town. 


1894-04-20

Story

Timothy's Garage

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canonflash-fiction

A mechanical engineer and his gear-head wife finish their steambike.

This was done for the Short Story Challenge.


1894-04

Story

Lenora's Diary

Lenora W. Bentley
in-progressstrong language

Lenora's mother had given her a diary to help cope with their sudden relocation to Nyxiana and the loss of her father, Solomon. Except Lenora has some other plans on what to use the diary for, she will be writing to her father as often as she can regarding her antics as of late and her progression on their final project together. So without further ado I present to you Lenora's Diary.


1894-05-26

Story

Mechanical Daughter

Lucas Merriweather Buford
maturecanon

Meredith's life gets complicated all at once when a deal with the Grande Theatre puts Adele in a starring role.


1894-05

Story

The Return

Captain Alexander Nolan
in-progress

The original story for my contest entry


1894

Story

Invisible Shadow

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
noncanon
In 1894 a terrible Influenza spread across Orr, devastating its inhabitants. This is a collection of stories about these dark ages.

1894-06

Story

Returning Home

Captain Alexander Nolan
the aftermath of the Return (the sequel to my contest entry)

1894

Story

The Empirical Newspaper: World News Section

The Emperor of Prush
in-progress
News on Prush and there brewing freedom fight.

1895

art

Buford's Automatons

Lucas Merriweather Buford

Here are some drawings of my automatons


1895-01-02

Story

Mechanical Daughter

Lucas Merriweather Buford
maturecanon

Meredith's life gets complicated all at once when a deal with the Grande Theatre puts Adele in a starring role.


1895-01-21

Story

Thoughts of a Victim as if Written on Paper

Maisy-Maude
violencecanonflash-fiction

What is going on? What are they doing? Who will help us?


193 words for the Short Story Challenge


1895-01-33

Story

Demons

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canon

Lucas recalls adventures past while waiting for an acquaintance to help him journey once more. 


1895-01-57

Story

Poetry and Blood

Lucas Merriweather Buford
maturestrong languageflash-fiction

This is a typical evening for William Bittersworth the deviant poet.


1895-02-02

Story

Court with the Emperor

Lucas Merriweather Buford

Lucas meets with the Prush Emperor to sell him war machines.


1895-02-03

Story

The Mercian Independent

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
in-progress

A newspaper covering Central Araz in Mercia


1895-02-07

Story

Specks of Paint

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canonflash-fiction

Elin spends her Lieday by the sea.

Short Story Challenge story.

1895-02

Story

The Body of Wilhelm Karsett

The Baron Nester Delgado of Argenstrath
canonflash-fiction

Dr. Greskin is examining what is believed to be the resurrected body of dead captain. Could it really be a miracle of science, or is it a trap left behind by the insidious Dr. Thyous?


1895-02

Story

Across the Pond

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canon

Meredith spends some months in Kuu in search of a script-scroll writer for the Fallinbannao office.


1895-02-37 12:00:00

Story

Lunch With Esther

Lucas Merriweather Buford

Lucas catches up with his late wife's sister over lunch.


1895-02

Story

Found Entries, Fi and Firch

Maisy-Maude
violencestrong language
All relevant entries between Fi and Firch that have been found from Bishop's journal. Many entries are missing.

1895-03

Adv

Copper in the Grime

Lucas Merriweather Buford

Solve a short mystery in Gearford's underbelly, told in the second person. Your name and that of your lover are gender neutral, so imagine them as you like.

Ink version here: copper-in-the-grime.ink 


1895-03

Story

Found Entries, Fi and Firch

Maisy-Maude
violencestrong language
All relevant entries between Fi and Firch that have been found from Bishop's journal. Many entries are missing.

1895-03-01 12:00:00

Guide

Prush Empire Military Roster

The Emperor of Prush
violencecanon

A Detailed list of The Prush Empires fighting forces.

(May Decrease over time) 


1895-03

Story

Across the Pond

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canon

Meredith spends some months in Kuu in search of a script-scroll writer for the Fallinbannao office.


1895-03-04

Story

The Mystery of Fox Hollow

Theodore Emelior Beem
in-progressviolencestrong language

Antiford is hosting the First Annual Librarian Conference in Gearford and its expected to be a grand affair. Librarians from all over Araz are expected to join the festivities.

Although Theodore Emelior Beem is less than pleased about the prospect of spending three days with his fellow librarians he is intrigued by the opportunity to spend the week at the mysterious Fox Hollow, which had formally been closed to the public. Together with new friend and fellow librarian Astrid Westergaard, they are forced to face down danger and solve a mystery which will test them in ways they could never have imagined. Thankfully, they have the help of their companions, Captain Fox, A Lesser Titanian Forest Cat and Arten, A Moon Faced Cave Bear.


1895-03

Story

Moving Forward

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canon

Lucas decides it's time for Bob to get an upgrade, Esther to cheer up, and his intern to stop making so many mistakes.

Takes place after Lunch With Esther and at the same time as Across The Pond.


1895-03-20

Story

There is Something in the Woods

Maisy-Maude
violencecanonflash-fiction
What is in the woods? Are we safe anymore?

In response to the Short Story Challenge



1895-03-21

Story

Kasey's Story

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
canonflash-fiction

Kasey finally gets his own story!

Short Story Challenge story.


1895-03

Story

Fresh Off the Boat

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
canonflash-fiction

Welcome to Araz, Gentlemen.

Short Story Challenge story.


1895-03

Story

Thirst

Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell
canonflash-fiction

A thirsty man travels in the desert.


Written for the Short Story Challenge.


1895-03

Story

Of Sand And Water

The Emperor of Prush
canonflash-fiction

Life on a Prush water drill in the Istoki Desert.

Short Story Challenge story.


1895-03

Story

No Escape

Professor Leopold Phillip Featherstonhaugh
canonflash-fiction


1895-03

Story

Of a Monster and Mouse

Bird Von Wal
canonflash-fiction
Bird's strange adventures on Well Island begin! 
written for the Short Story Challenge 

1895-03

Story

Love letter

The Emperor of Prush
canonflash-fiction

Letter found on the body of Markus Eichel 8th Confederate legion on the battlefield of Rebiska in Sharpwich, Prush Empire.


1895-03

Story

Fairly Adventurous

Eugenia Addelfellow
canonflash-fiction

Professor Addelfellow reveals the origins of her adventurous spirit to the crew of the Windshear.

Short Story Challenge


1895-03

Story

Hours

Bird Von Wal
violencestrong languageflash-fiction
when you hire a Bird

1895-04

Story

Across the Pond

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canon

Meredith spends some months in Kuu in search of a script-scroll writer for the Fallinbannao office.


1895-04

Story

Moving Forward

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canon

Lucas decides it's time for Bob to get an upgrade, Esther to cheer up, and his intern to stop making so many mistakes.

Takes place after Lunch With Esther and at the same time as Across The Pond.


1895-04

Story

The Fate of Elbin the Vibranni

The Baron Nester Delgado of Argenstrath
violenceflash-fiction

A poor Vibranni tramp finds himself in the lair of the malicious Dr. Thyous. 


1895-04-10

Story

Weekly Report #1

The Emperor of Prush
Sir Otto Landry VanHus, Chief Reeve of Outerford sends his first report.

1895

Story

The Consequences of the Past

Olivia Annette Adams
Olivia's backstory, mixed in with a present day mystery.  

1895-05-04

Story

The Mystery of Fox Hollow

Theodore Emelior Beem
in-progressviolencestrong language

Antiford is hosting the First Annual Librarian Conference in Gearford and its expected to be a grand affair. Librarians from all over Araz are expected to join the festivities.

Although Theodore Emelior Beem is less than pleased about the prospect of spending three days with his fellow librarians he is intrigued by the opportunity to spend the week at the mysterious Fox Hollow, which had formally been closed to the public. Together with new friend and fellow librarian Astrid Westergaard, they are forced to face down danger and solve a mystery which will test them in ways they could never have imagined. Thankfully, they have the help of their companions, Captain Fox, A Lesser Titanian Forest Cat and Arten, A Moon Faced Cave Bear.


1895-05

Story

A New Mission

Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell

The Northstar is rebuilt and Phinneus receives a new mission.


1895-05-36

Story

Andrad

Maisy-Maude
violencestrong language

Andrad entries.


1895

Story

Antiford Unhinged

Lucas Merriweather Buford
noncanonflash-fiction

A series of creepy, unreal stories


1895-05

Story

Because She Can

Cecelia Artemius Turner
in-progress

Cecelia never did truly like to play by the rules. Her brother knew this, and so did her mother. That didn't mean they liked it, though.


1895-06-61

Story

Auld Lang Syne

Lucas Merriweather Buford

Lucas looks to close out a crazy 1895 with his friends.


1896

Story

The Empirical Newspaper: World News Section

The Emperor of Prush
in-progress
News on Prush and there brewing freedom fight.

1896-01-01

Story

Auld Lang Syne

Lucas Merriweather Buford

Lucas looks to close out a crazy 1895 with his friends.


1896

Story

Shadow over Stockaan

Kent Nicholas
flash-fiction

Some experiences are best suppressed and forgotten. 


1896-01

Story

This Was Supposed To Be Easy...

Bird Von Wal
violencestrong language

Bird's most recent battle... a few weeks after The New Years celebration, Bird is hired as a driver and guard...


1896-02-42

Story

Second Thoughts

Lieutenant Joel Arnett

Two bandits overlook a promising caravan and argue about how to handle it.


1896-02-50 12:00:00

Story

Hear Now! Hear Now!

Gilbert Melker Wrathchild
in-progress

News clips, things yelled from newsstands, rumors, and sometimes out right lies.


1896-03

Story

Beginning

Lewis Taheat
in-progress

The start of my story.


1896-04

Story

New Captain

Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell
flash-fiction
The newest captain in Phinneus Cromwell's fleet boards his ship for the first time.

Written as a part of the Airship Flash Fiction.

1896-04

Story

The Flight Of The Dodo

The Emperor of Prush
in-progress

Airship Flash Fiction entry.


1896-04

Story

The Cabin Girl

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canonflash-fiction

Prush pirates try to perform a perilous plunder. Cabin girl Zula does her best to prove her worth as a pirate.

Written as a part of the Airship Flash Fiction.


1896-04

Story

The Fall of Pumpgrad, The Rise of a Empire

The Emperor of Prush
violencecanon
As the city of Pumpgrad falls, plans are made to reconstruct a empire.

1896-05

Story

Strafing Run

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
flash-fiction

People keep thinking Arnett isn't comfortable on Airships. However, he is confident in his abilities on board an Airship.


1896-05-45 12:00:00

Story

Hear Now! Hear Now!

Gilbert Melker Wrathchild
in-progress

News clips, things yelled from newsstands, rumors, and sometimes out right lies.


1896-06-11


1897-01-17

Story

Raptor Rescue

Lieutenant Joel Arnett

Arnett meets a friend after a rough battle.


1897-01-30

Adv

Wanted Ad

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
Arnett needs some help, and he's sitting down with some interesting folks to try and find it.

1897-01-33

Story

Rocky Start

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
Welcoming the newest member of the crew, Ninatovich, isn't going as well as Arnett thought as they argue about where she'll "set up" in the Scorpios II.

1897-01-47

Story

Local Politicians

Annabelle Bardeneen

The House of Engineers still exists, and some of them even try to govern, poor naïve souls that they are. Written for the Good technocrat challenge


1897-01-50 12:00:00

Story

Hear Now! Hear Now!

Gilbert Melker Wrathchild
in-progress

News clips, things yelled from newsstands, rumors, and sometimes out right lies.


1897-01-50

Blog

The Prush War of Imperial Reclamation

Lucas Merriweather Buford and The Emperor of Prush
major eventcanon

The war where Diederich Eirck VonKresser reclaimed his imperial heritage and conquered the Confederacy in Prush.


1897-01-59

Story

Payback

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
Arnett's life isn't getting any easier, but with a new crew member he might see another day.

1897-02-31

Story

The Prime Minister's Inaugural Ball

Gilbert Melker Wrathchild
canonflash-fiction

The Discovery Day Party that suddenly became The Prime Minister's Inaugural Ball.

Written for Prime Minister Flash Fiction Challenge.


1897-02-31

Story

A Fox at the Ball

The Baron Nester Delgado of Argenstrath
canonflash-fiction

The Baron Delgado attends the Inaugural Ball for the Prime Minister being held at Mistfell. (Based on the story by Gilbert Melker Wrathchild)


1897-02-45

Story

Rest Stop

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
flash-fiction
Arnett and Nina stop at a refueling station on the edge of civilization.

1897-03-04

Story

Payback

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
Arnett's life isn't getting any easier, but with a new crew member he might see another day.

1897-03

Story

Two Baggers and Hob

The Baron Nester Delgado of Argenstrath
flash-fiction

A pair of workers go about their business during the late night among the dark alleyways of Gearford. 


1897-03-31

Story

Discovery Day

Lucas Merriweather Buford and Gilbert Melker Wrathchild
major eventcanon

The Order of the Badger decides to attend the Discovery Day celebrations and hear the technocrat announcements.

What’s announced will change Antiford forever.


1897-03-31

Story

We have a what?

Annabelle Bardeneen
flash-fiction

In which the exact definition of "Prime Minister" is debated and ignored.


1897-03-31

Story

Meeting Marigold

Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell
flash-fiction

Phinneus' reaction to the news of the new prime minister.


Part of the Prime Minister Flash Fiction Challenge.


1897-03-31

Story

Foundations of Change

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
flash-fiction
If you're blue and you don't know where to go to why don't you go where Gearford flits?

1897-03-32

Story

Moving On

Astrid Westergaard
canonflash-fiction

Grimwall// Detective Arthur Grimwall hates celebrations. And change.


Written for the Prime Minister Flash Fiction Challenge


1897-03-32

Story

The Ships of Delgado

The Baron Nester Delgado of Argenstrath
flash-fiction

A drunken conversation in a pub one night reveals more of the history of the Delgado airship fleet and the origins of asmyr.


1897-03-50

Story

Diplomacy

Lucas Merriweather Buford

Lucas Buford discovers the role the Technocracy wants him to play, and encounters an old acquaintance is stuck in the middle of it just as much as he is.


1897-03

Story

Intriguing Prospects

Olivia Annette Adams
flash-fiction

Prime Minister Flash Fiction story: 

Olivia learns of the new Prime Minister in Antiford


1897-04-32

Story

The Return

Kent Nicholas
in-progress

Kent is back, and before we can learn about what he's been up to, he must look into a murder.


1897-04-39

Story

Reconstruction Committee

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
flash-fiction

Who cleans up after all these adventures?


1897-05

Story

An Unexpected Turn

The Baron Nester Delgado of Argenstrath
in-progress

New evidence regarding the attack on The Arbiter comes to light, just as a visitor arrives to declare the wishes of the Technocracy. 


1897-05-56

Story

Stronghold of the Dead

Lieutenant Joel Arnett

A landing party is sent to Well Island to assess what failed with an attempted colony there.


1897-05

Story

Hear Now! Hear Now!

Gilbert Melker Wrathchild
in-progress

News clips, things yelled from newsstands, rumors, and sometimes out right lies.


1897-06-04

Story

Excelsior

Theodore Emelior Beem
flash-fiction
A short story for the Airship Flash Fiction Challenge. An introduction to Theodore Emelior Beem, erstwhile librarian and aspiring airship Captain. A story that raises the question of what you might do if you discovered your neighbor was building an airship in your quiet neighborhood.

1897-06-04

Story

A Constable's Dilemma

Theodore Emelior Beem

After an explosion is followed by the mysterious appearance of an airship, Constable Meredith Vane is sent to investigate by her technocrat superiors. She goes to the police precinct in Mayberry and discovers a most unusual individual at the center of the unrest. What will she do? How will she respond? This is chapter two in the Curious Tale of Theodore Emelior Beem. This chapter was inspired by the Good Technocrat Challenge.


1897-06-23

Story

Nothing Ever Matters

Gilbert Melker Wrathchild

Nothing ever matters to Gilbert.

Gorrn’s Blessings to you. fnord.


1898-03-18

Story

Mechanized Muscle

Lieutenant Joel Arnett

A small town needs some help setting up a well. Scorpios II is willing to help.


1898-03-58

Story

Into The Underground

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canonflash-fiction

Lucas & Esther go on a fancy double-date with Meredith & Tea to the famous restaurant, "The Underground".

Written for the Food Flash Fiction Challenge.


1898-04-37

Story

The Metal Menace- Kendall Nelly

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
violence
Kendall Nelly prepares to rob a stage coach that is heavily armored. He decided to dress appropriately.

1898-05

Story

Home

Maia
Maia has finally let out the truth about her history to someone. Something has snapped inside of her, but she's still determined to find her mother. The last part of "Not For The Work" and "Ally."

1898-05-14

Story

The Stowaway

Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell
flash-fiction

The captain of the Prelude discovers a stowaway on board.


1898-05

Story

Not For The Work

Maia
Maia is used to escaping from people who want her to work for them. However, this man has a different idea.

1898-05

Story

Ally

Maia
violence
Maia fell asleep relatively safe in a dark alleyway. . . but that's not where she wakes up. A continuation of "Not For The Work."

1898-06-54

Story

The Austringer

Lieutenant Joel Arnett
Ulkrit Reid and Qadira Neilson are hired to hunt down a troublesome coyote from the mountains.

1899-01

Story

Epilogue

Gilbert Melker Wrathchild
noncanon
The aftermath of a failed Technocratic plan to catch the Glass Octopus opens the way to a more dangerous and potentially destructive plan.

1899-03-22

Story

Helping Hands

Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell
flash-fiction

A man lends a hand to a family in need.


Submission to the Good Technocrat Flash Fiction Challenge.


1899-04-02

Story

Filleted and Sauteed: The taste of Sea Monster.

Captain Horatio Morlock
flash-fiction

The crew aboard The Burning Duchess's Curse take a break from pirating for some swimming and fishing. 


Written for FLASH Fiction Challenge- Food


1899-04-04

Story

Dinner is Served

Theodore Emelior Beem
matureflash-fiction
Theodore Emelior Beem and his Vibranni companion Val, aboard the airship Excelsior get blown off course into the Istoki dessert, where they find Oasis, a town of people who seem almost too friendly. Written for the Flash Fiction Challenge: Food.

1899-05-05

World

B.I.T. Course Guide for 1899/1900

Lucas Merriweather Buford
canon

The courses available for the two semesters of the school's first year.


1899-06-61

Story

The Boarding Party at the Masquerade: The beginning of a new quest.

Captain Horatio Morlock
violence
A large airship is hosting a masquerade party for the rich and powerful. Not too far away the crew aboard the Burning Duchess's Curse are planning a little party of their own. Find out what happened to Captain Morlock and his men during this covert operation.

1899-06-61

Story

Quest for the Lost Treasure. Part I -The Blue lens.

Captain Horatio Morlock
violence
Captain Morlock ends up competing in a tournament during the annual Monte-Diamont Royal festival in hopes to find the blue lens.

1900

Blog

Antiford Summary 1800-1900

Lucas Merriweather Buford
official word

A summary of the major events and characters from the first decade of writing by the Antiford community.

There was an event where this was originally presented, along with a short workshop.


1900-01-32

Story

Quest for the Red Lens.

Captain Horatio Morlock
in-progressviolencemature
The Crew finds themselves going to the outskirts of western Prush to steal the rest of the map from a dig site when an dangerous third party enters the search.

2196

Story

Antiford Unhinged

Lucas Merriweather Buford
noncanonflash-fiction

A series of creepy, unreal stories

Types:
  • story
  • blog
  • guide
  • poem / song
  • adventure
  • comic
  • art
  • world building
* does not include stories that have not specified a date/time in their "more info"