Until Karl shows up, that is.
Once again, this adventure novelette clocks in at roughly 10,000 words and costs less than a buck. That's less than 100 words per penny - what a bargain!
This story has been languishing for a week while your humble blogger has been fulfilling family obligations in what purports to be a vacation. With no access to a real computer, there's been a dearth of work and posts here - with the fun of the twin political conventions, it's been a bad week to be out of contact - but starting this weekend, things will start to pick up again.