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zero 07-31-2009 04:52 AM

★ the land of sporadic light ★
from Moon Palace by Paul Auster:
It was not hard to love my Uncle Victor, however. The food was worse than it had been with my mother, and the apartments we lived in were shabbier and more cramped, but in the the long run those were minor points. Victor did not pretend to be something he was not. He knew that fatherhood was beyond him, and therefore he treated me less as a child than as a friend, a diminutive and much adored crony. it was an arrangement that suited us both. within a month of my arrival we had developed a game of inventing countries together, imaginary worlds that overturned the laws of nature. Some of the better ones to weeks to perfect and the maps I drew of them hung in a place of honour above the kitchen table. The Land of Sporadic Light, for example, and The Kingdom of One-Eyed Men. Given The difficulties the real world had created for both of us, it probably made sense that we should want to leave it as often as possible.

to begin:
the royal and ancient borough of recumbency

trisherina 07-31-2009 11:45 AM

The peaceful borough of the diffident and tender-footed herding dog (where fields of soft black-and-white fur ripple gently in the breeze).

Hyakujo's Fox 07-31-2009 12:28 PM

The Munificent Realm of Chance Come Again

YsaPur EsChomuw 07-31-2009 04:20 PM

The Perilous Province of Whispered Secrets

YsaPur EsChomuw 07-31-2009 04:27 PM

The Magnificient Land of Multicoloured Sand

Jack Flanders 08-01-2009 12:54 AM

The Forgotten Fjord of Forgetful Places Where ....em.

zero 08-01-2009 08:15 AM

the sea of sanguinity

YsaPur EsChomuw 08-01-2009 07:35 PM

the macabre island of distant music

Hyakujo's Fox 08-01-2009 09:42 PM

The Valley of Lingering

Hyakujo's Fox 08-01-2009 09:49 PM

The Shire of Sunday Mornings

Jack Flanders 08-02-2009 02:36 AM

The Delaware Delta

Hyakujo's Fox 08-02-2009 10:30 AM

The Highway of Continental Desire

zero 08-02-2009 04:57 PM

crooked grinland

lukkucairi 08-03-2009 02:02 AM

the Hallways Beyond

Stephi_B 08-03-2009 10:35 AM

the dark side of the spoon

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