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Nikos, the bearded man continued, had boxes of knives and blades and three sets of scalpels, tools that could be used to heal a wound, remove a rotten tooth or assist with a birth. Petros had crates that housed glass
The sea was violent and the weather unpredictable and it did not matter, the bearded man said. The sea was theirs to explore for they could not stand still, they had to move to feel alive, the sea called them
Aris feared nothing, the bearded man said. His father disappeared in the waters and he would too, one day, he believed, but not on the day when he boarded the ship carrying a heavy crate which contained fifty hand
The night before the expected accident was dark and quiet. Many had left their homes and were awaiting on boats, in the lagoon. The water was still and fish had vacated its surface. Kristen had fallen asleep, on a
Julia looked out of the window as boats fled the city. Some crossed the Joshua Barrier and sailed in the Open Sea. What made people believe they would face a different destiny there?
September, 1798. Ferdinand Island disappears under the sea after a brief earthquake. Summer, before time. The hero lands on an uncharted island, lacking altitude and water sources, gets temporarily lost in its thick vegetation and barely regains his ship,
It may very well be that an asteroid will hit the earth a week from now, next Saturday, in the evening, Margherita said. Kristen frowned. Is there a safe place for us to go by then? No, I do
It was murmurs at first, then voices. An asteroid some said pointing to the sky. A month, a week, a name, Margherita. We need to talk to her , Kristen said, leaving with Julia and Gaia for the astronomer’s
Majors from different islands came to visit Michael Fiorello for advice. He showed them the toy train and explained, in simple terms, the science detailed in the Magnetic Notebooks. Within three years a new currency, the Lyra still in use
New currencies were born every minute, said Mark. In Fiore Island people wrote on pieces of paper what they owed and exchanged them for food or work. Some signed too many papers and people refused them. Others’ were broadly accepted.