Anastasia was stolen from her family when she was five, and forced to live as a concubine. From the age of fourteen she has produced children for the Amanojuko Lord, Ichitumbu. The Amanojuko are a race of immortals who have the ability to regenerate. They are no longer human, but Anastasia’s mother, Alexand Merek’s blood, is poison to them and can turn them into ‘What isn’t’. Amanojuko scientists are using Anastasia to attempt to find a cure for the poison in Alexand Merek’s bloodline. Anastasia has no concept of death and therefore no concept of murder. “What wasn’t” is an Amanojuko term for human and “What could be” refers to the potential for Anastasia producing an Amanojuko child. So far she has failed and her husband isn’t pleased. This story also mentions Anastasia’s mirror twin, Ancille Merevija. CLICK HERE for next chronological story.
Unbound Boxes Limping Gods: Disconnected Stories. Issue # 13: Anastasia Merevija
April 13, 2011 by cherylmoore
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Coming soonForthcoming releases, Issue 292: Alexand Merek Part 17 (Wednesday 26th April) Issue 293: Jarad Vijay Part 6 (Wednesday 3rd May) Issue 294: Heyem Merek Part 11 (Wednesday 10th May) Issue 295: Anesidor Sumian Part 4 (Wednesday 17th May) Issue 296: Jarad Vijay Part 7 (Wednesday 24th May) Issue 297: Alexand Merek Part 18 (Wednesday 31st May) Issue 298: Jarad Vijay Part 8 (Wednesday 7th June) Issue 299: The Unbound Box Part 4 (TBA) Issue 300: The Unbound Box Part 5 (TBA) Issue 301: The Limping Gods (TBA) Issue 302: The Secret War (TBA) Issue 303: Afterlife Part 3 (TBA) Issue 304: The Secret War Part 2 (TBA) Issue 305: Afterlife Part 4 (TBA) Issue 306: The Secret War Part 3 (TBA) Issue 307: The Secret War Part 4 (TBA) Issue 308: The Limping Gods Part 2 (TBA) Issue 309: The Secret War Part 5: (TBA) Issue 310: The Secret War Part 6 (TBA) Issue 311: Inajda Rekaya Part 9 (TBA) Issue 312: The Secret War Part 7 (TBA) Issue 313: The Search For Filius Anderson (TBA) Issue 314: The Search For Filius Anderson Part 2 (TBA) Issue 315: The Search For Filius Anderson Part 3 (TBA) Issue 316: Week 3 (TBA) Issue 317: The Search For Filius Anderson Part 4 (TBA) Issue 318: The Secret War Part 8 (TBA) Issue 319: The Search For Filius Anderson Part 5 (TBA) Issue 320: The Secret War Part 9 (TBA) Issue 321: The Search For Filius Anderson Part 6 (TBA) Issue 322: Home (TBA) Issue 323: The Search For Filius Anderson Part 7 (TBA) Issue 324: Nan Ha (TBA) Issue 325: Longsheng (TBA) Issue 326: The Search For Filius Anderson Part 8 (TBA) Issue 327: Unrequited (TBA) Issue 328: Afterlife Part 5 (TBA) Issue 329: The Secret War Part 10 (TBA) Issue 330: The Kyuunansen (TBA) Issue 331: The Secret War Part 11 (TBA) Issue 332: Jarad Vijay Part 9 (TBA) Issue 333: The Resistance (TBA) Issue 334: The Resistance Part 2 (TBA) Issue 335: The Resistance Part 3 (TBA) and Issue 336: Inajda Rekaya Part 10 (TBA)
What is this?Unbound Boxes Limping Gods is the first in a series of speculative fiction manuscripts. These short stories feature some of the characters in a time set before the novels.
So many stories! Where do I begin?Go to the Story timelines tab at the top, and you can read all the stories in order of time. You'll find them gradually connecting together.
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The blurb for Unbound Boxes Limping Gods(Set in 4041, the first book begins on Christmas Island, Japan.) Alexand Merek is a woman who treasures "Bad Things," and delights in music. She has done something stupid, placing those she loves in danger. Women like her are not welcome in the ordinary world, where women who play piano and dance with wives are placed into, "The Bad Thing Box." Alexand must fight to bring her lost family back together to save them from an unimaginable fate. (If you would like to see this book published, please press the follow button. The writer gives life to a story, but the reader keeps it alive.)
This is for you Dad.My stories and my world are dedicated to you, Dad. You died before I was old enough to know who you were. I will try to find you in my stories, to go to places far away from this world, to search for you. Maybe one day I'll know you again. Until then I'll keep writing. I'll never forget you. Cheryl
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