the spine

[Long Description: The mammoth spine of a velk vessel. Straddling one of the vertebrae is Brun, who bangs on the bones as makeshift drums. In her lap lies Sinuk, strumming on some cross between a banjo and a ruan. It's a fine, dusty-warm day, and they're surrounded by music. ]

June 28, 2020

I Am Once Again Asking You To Listen To The Malgrave Trail

a fun bit of definitely-not-spoilers for mercasor... velk vessels beat with the heart of songs and were traditionally piloted that way. In the same way that it's only polite for a gardener to sing to their plants, it's only kind to make music in a bird's bones.