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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 50: Eighteen Months (2)

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 50: Eighteen Months (2)

“Have a good trip.” Fiearius waved him off, yawning. Cyrus frowned and gestured towards the outside world. “Come on.” Fiearius blinked back at him. “What?” There wasn’t time for this. “Come. On,” he said again, gesturing more dramatically. But Fiearius didn’t budge. “Why?” “Just come with me, please,” Cyrus snapped before marching back into the living room, grabbing his brother’s arm and yanking it towards the exit. “Where the hell am I going?” Fiearius wanted to know, only just letting Cyrus pull him along out of the door. Cyrus didn&

Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 50: Eighteen Months (1)

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 50: Eighteen Months (1)

There couldn’t have been a more perfect day for a wedding. Well, maybe there could have been. Back on Vescent, one of Leta’s long-term patients had relapsed in her absence. There had apparently been a violent riot on Ellegy, the first in nine months. And someone had been shot to death outside of Paradiex’s city hall. But those were all things that Leta easily pushed from her mind as she watched Cyrus and Addy Atelier walk down an aisle of their friends and family, hand in hand, smiling so bright they shone. And in that moment, things were perfect. It was Leta’s first Ridellian ceremony and while some things were a l

Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 49 Bonus 2

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 49 Bonus 2

THIRTEEN MONTHS Fiearius stepped out onto the landing, taking a breath of the crisp night air that stung as it filled his lungs. The warm light of the apartment behind him flooded out of the windows and it was tempting to turn back. He didn’t want to leave. Gods, he didn’t want to leave. But he couldn’t impose himself on Cyrus’ family any more than he already had. It was time to go. Another deep breath and he lifted his hood over his head. As he headed down the stairs, he reached into his jacket pocket and drew out a tiny bundle wrapped in paper. When he reached into his other pocket, however, he found nothing in pla

Caelum Lex Pt.3 Chapter 49 Bonus 1

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Caelum Lex Pt.3 Chapter 49 Bonus 1

SIX MONTHS “You’ve got a call coming through, Dr. Adler!” “Coming!” Leta called back, shoving the pile of clean linens onto the shelf and spinning around, nearly running into a passing nurse. “‘Scuse me, Dr. Adler!” he yelped, hurrying out of her way as Leta dodged around him and rejoined the quick flow of the clinic’s hallway only to immediately have a chart in front of her. “Mr. Uli’s back with another of his famous ailments,” complained Dr. Halloway, rolling her eyes. “What do I do?” “Just give him some sugar pills and send him on his way, we don

Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 49: Refuge (part 2)

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 49: Refuge (part 2)

The tour went on through the night and into the early morning. True to his word, Fiearius had no trouble traversing even Paradiex’s strictly locked down regions, though it had more to do with reluctant guards than any feat of his own. “Of course they’re not going to stop us,” he had boasted proudly as he helped her climb over a hastily erected fence blocking off the city’s silent Entertainment District while the handful of volunteer guards watched from nearby. “We saved the fuckin’ planet, a blind eye is the least they owe us.” Or perhaps they figured it was their right to put themselves in da

Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 49: Refuge (part 1)

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 49: Refuge (part 1)

Leta grit her teeth and steadied her hand as she pushed the needle through the flesh and expertly tied it off. “There you go, all done,” she told the little girl who opened one tear-filled eye to peer down at the stitches in her arm. “You were very brave.” The child sucked in a breath, her father provided Leta a word of thanks and the two of them headed out of the shelter into the camp just as Daelen, carrying a huge box of supplies that covered his face, walked in. “You should be resting,” he told her, not for the first time, as he slid the boxes on top of the spent ones. “I’ve rested enough

Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 48: Beam

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 48: Beam

Leta had never forgotten the day they lost Archeti. The feeling of the planet quaking beneath her feet, the dark storm swirling overhead, the sickly glow cast over the city that felt like a poison had spread through every brick, every slab of concrete, every breath of air. It had haunted her dreams on cold, lonely nights when the rain had battered her windows on Vescent. And as Cyrus landed E’etan’s ship in the middle of a deserted street of Paradiex and Leta peered out of the missing door, she was living it again. Only worse. Wind whipped at her hair as she took in the scene. It was as bright as daylight in summer, but the wrong

Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 47: Ark

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 47: Ark

Leta hissed out a pained breath and seized her throbbing arm. It was badly bruised already, probably broken and, like the rest of her body, hurt like hell. Two times today she had fallen out of a moving ship. Two times she had crash landed with nothing but her own body and surprising luck to protect her. Gods, who had she become these past few years? But existential crises weren’t important right now. She’d survived the fall onto the surface of the Nautilus by some miracle (or perhaps the will of the dov’ha? She was on Satieri now. How did the Ridellian gods work again?), and damned if she wasn’t going to use it. Leta

Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 46: Heights

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 46: Heights

Leta gripped the edge of the chair and held on as Cyrus banked the late Councillor’s ship right to avoid a stray blast from the firefight above them. Standing over him as he twisted the controls, she’d seen in coming. Fiearius, however, in the navigator’s chair beside him, his eyes locked on the console he was using to send out commands to the various fleets he was juggling, didn’t. “Dov’ha ti’arte, Cy, could you fly this thing any rougher?” he growled as he righted himself from where he’d slid off the chair. “Sure,” Cyrus snapped right back, turning the ship again, hard and
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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 50: Eighteen Months (2)

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 50: Eighteen Months (2)

“Have a good trip.” Fiearius waved him off, yawning. Cyrus frowned and gestured towards the outside world. “Come on.” Fiearius blinked back at him. “What?” There wasn’t time for this. “Come. On,” he said again, gesturing more dramatically. But Fiearius didn’t budge. “Why?” “Just come with me, please,” Cyrus snapped before marching back into the living room, grabbing his brother’s arm and yanking it towards the exit. “Where the hell am I going?” Fiearius wanted to know, only just letting Cyrus pull him along out of the door. Cyrus didn&

Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 50: Eighteen Months (1)

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 50: Eighteen Months (1)

There couldn’t have been a more perfect day for a wedding. Well, maybe there could have been. Back on Vescent, one of Leta’s long-term patients had relapsed in her absence. There had apparently been a violent riot on Ellegy, the first in nine months. And someone had been shot to death outside of Paradiex’s city hall. But those were all things that Leta easily pushed from her mind as she watched Cyrus and Addy Atelier walk down an aisle of their friends and family, hand in hand, smiling so bright they shone. And in that moment, things were perfect. It was Leta’s first Ridellian ceremony and while some things were a l

Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 49 Bonus 2

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 49 Bonus 2

THIRTEEN MONTHS Fiearius stepped out onto the landing, taking a breath of the crisp night air that stung as it filled his lungs. The warm light of the apartment behind him flooded out of the windows and it was tempting to turn back. He didn’t want to leave. Gods, he didn’t want to leave. But he couldn’t impose himself on Cyrus’ family any more than he already had. It was time to go. Another deep breath and he lifted his hood over his head. As he headed down the stairs, he reached into his jacket pocket and drew out a tiny bundle wrapped in paper. When he reached into his other pocket, however, he found nothing in pla

Caelum Lex Pt.3 Chapter 49 Bonus 1

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Caelum Lex Pt.3 Chapter 49 Bonus 1

SIX MONTHS “You’ve got a call coming through, Dr. Adler!” “Coming!” Leta called back, shoving the pile of clean linens onto the shelf and spinning around, nearly running into a passing nurse. “‘Scuse me, Dr. Adler!” he yelped, hurrying out of her way as Leta dodged around him and rejoined the quick flow of the clinic’s hallway only to immediately have a chart in front of her. “Mr. Uli’s back with another of his famous ailments,” complained Dr. Halloway, rolling her eyes. “What do I do?” “Just give him some sugar pills and send him on his way, we don

Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 49: Refuge (part 2)

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 49: Refuge (part 2)

The tour went on through the night and into the early morning. True to his word, Fiearius had no trouble traversing even Paradiex’s strictly locked down regions, though it had more to do with reluctant guards than any feat of his own. “Of course they’re not going to stop us,” he had boasted proudly as he helped her climb over a hastily erected fence blocking off the city’s silent Entertainment District while the handful of volunteer guards watched from nearby. “We saved the fuckin’ planet, a blind eye is the least they owe us.” Or perhaps they figured it was their right to put themselves in da

Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 49: Refuge (part 1)

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 49: Refuge (part 1)

Leta grit her teeth and steadied her hand as she pushed the needle through the flesh and expertly tied it off. “There you go, all done,” she told the little girl who opened one tear-filled eye to peer down at the stitches in her arm. “You were very brave.” The child sucked in a breath, her father provided Leta a word of thanks and the two of them headed out of the shelter into the camp just as Daelen, carrying a huge box of supplies that covered his face, walked in. “You should be resting,” he told her, not for the first time, as he slid the boxes on top of the spent ones. “I’ve rested enough

Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 48: Beam

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 48: Beam

Leta had never forgotten the day they lost Archeti. The feeling of the planet quaking beneath her feet, the dark storm swirling overhead, the sickly glow cast over the city that felt like a poison had spread through every brick, every slab of concrete, every breath of air. It had haunted her dreams on cold, lonely nights when the rain had battered her windows on Vescent. And as Cyrus landed E’etan’s ship in the middle of a deserted street of Paradiex and Leta peered out of the missing door, she was living it again. Only worse. Wind whipped at her hair as she took in the scene. It was as bright as daylight in summer, but the wrong

Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 47: Ark

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Caelum Lex Pt. 3 Chapter 47: Ark

Leta hissed out a pained breath and seized her throbbing arm. It was badly bruised already, probably broken and, like the rest of her body, hurt like hell. Two times today she had fallen out of a moving ship. Two times she had crash landed with nothing but her own body and surprising luck to protect her. Gods, who had she become these past few years? But existential crises weren’t important right now. She’d survived the fall onto the surface of the Nautilus by some miracle (or perhaps the will of the dov’ha? She was on Satieri now. How did the Ridellian gods work again?), and damned if she wasn’t going to use it. Leta

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Caelum Lex          Tumblr          Facebook          Contact Me VOTE FOR US PLEEEASE Hey friends! Long time no...write? Sorry, I've been abnormally busy on a new campaign and I've had so little time to get on here and check in with you lot. So hello. Checking in. How are you all? Enjoying the beginning of the holiday season? Excited for Christmas, if you celebrate it? What's the one thing you're really hoping for this year? Less general, for the people who won the sketch cards in the giveaway a million years ago, did you all receive them yet? We had some issues with the international mailing, but I'm fairly certain they should have arriv

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AnyMoryElseStudent Filmographer
Happy birthday!!
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MimmiMeArtHobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday!!! :squee:
I was thinking of drawing something for you, but things happened... I will make something as a late birtday present! And I need to read the last few chapters I've missed!
khronosabreProfessional General Artist
Awww you're so sweet! Don't need to do anythin for me :) But thank yoU!
MimmiMeArtHobbyist Digital Artist
I will make something as soon as I can get to it...:XD:
MimmiMeArtHobbyist Digital Artist
Hey... I like the new banner on Caleum-Lex.com...:XD:
It really brings out the mood...:la: