Shadowplay: Act 1, Scene 7

introducing the ingenue “I see you’ve been working on your illusions.  What do you call this face?” Keshena, interrupted in her assiduous attempt to avoid Villi’s gaze, reminded herself not to scowl.  Miss Kelly did not scowl. She curtsied instead, which brought her briefly to eye level with the imp who sat cross-legged on a …

Shadowplay: Act 1, Scene 3

in which the history of the Kumani is illuminated and illusions are broken Guilded life, at least in Keshena’s experience, was about one part education to nine parts indoctrination.  She had never properly joined a guild before, but had spent a great deal of time on the periphery of several, and decided long ago that …