Dated a spike briefly. \n\nIt crawled along the floors to get to you. \n\nIt had a flower tucked in its point.\n\nThe pits filled themselves up in deference. \n\nMetal grates opened. \n\nTreasure chests were [[found|N302]].\n\n
Dated a spike briefly. \n\nIt crawled along the floors to get to you. \n\nIt had a flower tucked in its [[point|N301]].\n\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/VFZpC.gif]]\n\n[[*|400]]
Dated a spike briefly. \n\nIt crawled along the floors to get to you. \n\nIt had a flower tucked in its point.\n\nThe pits filled themselves up in deference. \n\nMetal grates opened. \n\nTreasure chests were found.\n\nIn the end it took your blood. \n\nYour fingers [[sang|N303]] around the wound like a ball on a chain.
If you [[meet you|W505]] on the road.\n
If you meet you on the road.\n\nIf you\n\n[[Meet|W506]].
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/qEWJj.gif]]\n\n[[*|600]]
\nI want to look like the sea. Can you [[see|W501]] me?\n\n
I want to look like the sea. Can you see me?\n\nThe desert turned your brain into sand. \n\nThe mountain dragged it up and suffocated out the oxygen. \n\nA bird flys around.\n\nI think I look like the [[Buddha|W502]].\n\n
I think the Buddha is [[laughing|W503]] at us.\n\n
If you meet me in the road [[kill me|W504]].\n\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/qCbtG.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave.\n\nThe light from the moon bounces off the raindrops. There's a beautiful shadow on the wall. \n\n[[N|N400]]\n[[S|S400]]\n[[E|E400]]\n[[W|W400]]
Bluffs extend past the boundaries the town. If a knee scrapes an errant branch you can hold your knee and let the blood [[seep through|E301]] the fingers. \n\n
Bluffs extend past the boundaries the town. If a knee scrapes an errant branch you can hold your knee and let the blood seep through the fingers. \n\nA relative will make a face. They will [[stare hard|E302]].\n\n
Bluffs extend past the boundaries the town. If a knee scrapes an errant branch you can hold your knee and let the blood seep through the fingers. \n\nA relative will make a face. They will stare hard.\n\nThe knee doesn't look right. It has curves that extend in all directions. There's something hard where bone should be. \n\nA relative makes a face. The bluffs [[make a face|E303]].
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/wqw86.gif]]\n\n[[*|400]]
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/qEWJj.gif]]\n\n[[*|300]]
It says you should really stock up on sunscreen.\n\nIt says that sunscreen is fifty coins.\n\nIt says you can [[lose|W203]] your skin for free.
\nIt says you should really stock up on sunscreen.\n\nIt says that sunscreen is [[fifty coins|W202]].\n\n
Status: you should really stock up on sunscreen.\n\nThere's a [[painting|W201]] on the wall.
Camping trip. It was years [[ago|W101]].\n\n
Camping trip. It was years ago.\n\nThe sun was a massive sphinx that asked a riddle about water retention. The canteen had [[pink lemonade|W102]].\n\n
Camping trip. It was years ago.\n\nThe sun was a massive sphinx that asked a riddle about water retention. The canteen had pink lemonade. \n\nIt was fifteen days past the summer and already people burnt had crawled across the sand and told you to [[go back|W103]].
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/qEWJj.gif]]\n\n[[*|200]]
Already feeling like the [[woodland paths|N201]] are all covered with caltrops. \n\n
Already feeling like the woodland paths are all covered with caltrops. \n\nSomeone will see you through the trees, poking at the ground. \n\nA slime mold will see you, and hide in its perch. \n\nA squirrel will drops it's nut and it will roll next to the metal and [[your toes|N202]].\n\n
Already feeling like the woodland paths are all covered with caltrops. \n\nSomeone will see you through the trees, poking at the ground. \n\nA slime mold will see you, and hide in its perch. \n\nA squirrel will drops it's nut and it will roll next to the metal and your toes.\n\nHere's a pair of shoes I took. \n\nThey look like they'd [[fit|N203]] your feet.
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/VFZpC.gif]]\n\n[[*|300]]
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/wqw86.gif]]\n\n[[*|500]]
\nWell,\n\n[[stop trying to climb|E404]].
"I'm not having fun. All the trails are blocked off. I tried to climb a thing and I [[slipped|E403]]."\n\n
We're having [[fun|E402]].\n\n
"I hate you when you look like that.\n\nThis was supposed to be [[fun|E401]]."
She takes a pen and says she wishes there was another word for mailman. \n\nShe writes that she likes delivering to the house because it's [[so quiet|S303]].\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/Qp6dA.gif]]\n\n[[*|400]]
The mailman knocks a few times. There is no answer. She leaves a [[package|S301]].\n\nThe mailman knocks a few times. There is no answer. She leaves a [[letter|S301]].\n\n
The mailman knocks a few times. There is no answer. She leaves a package.\n\nThe mailman knocks a few times. There is no answer. She leaves a letter.\n\nThe mailman knocks once. \n\nShe slips her hand through the slot. \n\nShe lets her hand wander [[up the stairs|S302]]. \n\n\n
"I assume there was a sultan, who ordered the pepper to be hulled westward to the ocean." \n\nBig pouches. Sweaty hands grabbing your shirt.\n\n"It was four hundred tons. They dumped it into the ocean." \n\nThe fish get to taste the way men [[looked|W303]] at each other.
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/qEWJj.gif]]\n\n[[*|400]]
Your lips told a story about the spice trade. \n\nCamels. \n\nElephants.\n\nThe roof of a mouth [[caving in|W301]]. \n\n
"I assume there was a sultan, who ordered the pepper to be hulled westward to the ocean." \n\nBig pouches. Sweaty hands [[grabbing|W302]] your shirt.\n\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/qCbtG.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave.\n\nIt's cold. You're going to be here for awhile longer. Alone.\n\n[[N|N300]]\n[[S|S300]]\n[[E|E300]]\n[[W|W300]]
Cove of Flies - 2012 - LavosXII / Samuel Stein\n\nArtwork - thedruff / Brian Valera\n\nFeedback - earthhousehold / Robert Peck\n\nFeedback - gonnor / Connor Gavin\n\nSpecial Thanks - Auntie Pixelante for the helpful Twine guide
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/VFZpC.gif]]\n\n[[*|200]]
Lot of potential traps that way. People will miss people who fall to traps.\n\n"They were a very good person. I'll never forgive caltrops."\n\nThe caltrop mender in his little hut in the corner of town, his barren eyes staring forward, the table marked [[divots|N103]].
Lot of potential traps that way. People will miss people who fall to traps.\n\n"They were a very good person. I'll never forgive [[caltrops|N102]]."
Lot of potential traps that way. People will miss people who fall to [[traps|N101]].
splish splash\n\n splish splash splosh\n\n splish splash splosh\n \n splish splash splosh\n\n splish splash splosh\n \n splish splash [[splosh|103]]
\n\n\n\n\n\n\n[[...|104]]
splish splash\n\n splish splash [[splosh|101]]
splish splash\n\n splish splash splosh\n\n splish splash splosh\n \n splish splash [[splosh|102]]\n
You are in a [[cave|105]].
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/qCbtG.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave. \n\nThe walls extend past the visible light into a deep hole in the rear. Behind you is the exit, rimmed with water.\n\n[[N|N100]]\n[[S|S100]]\n[[E|E100]]\n[[W|W100]]
You crawl along the kitchen floor.\n\nYou grab at latches and unlock them. \n\nCabinets [[open up|S402]] separate from your touch.\n\n
You need to paint the windows. You need to use Clear Paint.\n\nClear Paint is [[hard to get|S401]]. \n\n\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/Qp6dA.gif]]\n\n[[*|500]]
I found this secret in the garden. It was a bit of bush you could hack away.\n\nThere was a basement window.\n\nIn the window was something you [[might have seen|S403]].\n
LavosXII
The garbage can in your room still has [[uneaten meat|S501]] in it. \n\n
The garbage can in your room still has uneaten meat in it. \n\nIt's a gift to swarming flies. Here's the refuse from your mouth.\n\nHere's where the [[fever|S502]] is inside you.\n\n\n
Is this what [[screaming|S503]] is like?\n\n
Is this what screaming is like?\n\nIs it like being [[uneaten|S504]]? \n\n\n
Is this what screaming is like?\n\nIs it like being uneaten? \n\nIs it being food for a house that knows it's hallways are too [[tight|S505]]?\n\n\n
Is this what screaming is like?\n\nIs it like being uneaten? \n\nIs it being food for a house that knows it's hallways are too tight?\n\nIs it feeling like your hands look [[wrong|S506]]?\n\n\n\n
Is this what screaming is like?\n\nIs it like being uneaten? \n\nIs it being food for a house that knows it's hallways are too tight?\n\nIs it feeling like your hands look wrong?\n\nI have it inside me, that painful\n\n[[Fever|S507]].\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/Qp6dA.gif]]\n\n[[*|600]]
Like the fly the daredevil fly\nBeing brushed away\nBut busying back\nThe lunatic fly who loves licking\nAnd will follow a man all day\nFor a nip of his [[blood|ii]] \n\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/PoYpT.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave.\n\nYou say nothing.\n\n[[...|602]]
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/PoYpT.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave.\n\nYou say goodbye.\n\n[[...|601]]
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/PoYpT.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave.\n\nYou say nothing because it's disrespectful.\n\n[[...|604]]\n
Appreciation for holes since a young age.\n\nGrass clippings found their way into the well where they went on a slow descent into the darkness.\n\nThe path was long and speckled with shoe prints. There were hands full of garden.\n\nStole a precious gift and let it hit the well water \n\nthe spaces between the granules expanding deep into the [[blackness|E103]].
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/wqw86.gif]]\n\n[[*|200]]
Appreciation for [[holes|E101]] since a young age.\n\n
Appreciation for holes since a young age.\n\nGrass clippings found their way into the well where they went on a slow descent into the darkness.\n\nThe path was long and speckled with shoe prints. There were hands full of [[garden|E102]].\n\n
I loved you so much you know.\n\nI felt like I was all gauges that filled and broke.\n\nI'm taking the structure with me. \n\nI hope you can outrun boulders.\n\nI hope the entrance isn't blocked. \n\nI hope I don't get sick of boulders\n\nand I don't get [[sick of you|N504]].\n\n
I loved you so much you know.\n\nI felt like I was all gauges that filled and broke.\n\nI'm taking the structure with me. \n\nI hope you can outrun boulders.\n\nI hope the entrance isn't blocked. \n\nI hope I don't [[get sick|N503]] of boulders\n\n
I loved you so much you know.\n\nI felt like I was all gauges that filled and broke.\n\nI'm taking the structure with me. \n\nI hope you can [[outrun|N502]] boulders.\n\n
I loved you so much you know.\n\nI felt like I was all gauges that [[filled and broke|N502]].\n\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/VFZpC.gif]]\n\n[[*|600]]
I hope you\n\n[[Run|N505]].\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/qCbtG.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave.\n\nYou say hi to the shadow.\n\n[[N|N500]]\n[[S|S500]]\n[[E|E500]]\n[[W|W500]]
It's fine, you tell the witch. \n\nI like the way your broomstick balances itself against your thighs.\n\nThe skin [[fills|N403]] up on itself like mana potions. \n\n\n
It's fine, you tell the witch. \n\nI like the way your broomstick balances itself against your thighs.\n\nThe skin fills up on itself like mana potions. \n\nYou [[put|N404]] them in the pockets of your pack.
People live in dungeons. \n\nYou imagine finding them, their pale faces, [[shocked eyes|N401]].\n\n
It's fine, you tell the wizard. \n\nI like the way you pour your hp ups.\n\nThe bubbles flit up my nose. \n\nThey [[smell|N402]] like coins.\n\n
Your head hits the [[top|S101]] of the archway. \n\n
Your head hits the top of the archway. \n\nYou're such a tall girl.\n\nEven entering your room requires [[crawling|S102]].\n\n
Your head hits the top of the archway. \n\nYou're such a tall girl.\n\nEven entering your room requires crawling.\n\nAngles in your house hide you. An arm. A leg. \n\n[[Things|S103]] peek out.\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/Qp6dA.gif]]\n\n[[*|200]]
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/PoYpT.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave.\n\nYou say nothing because there's no one.\n\n[[...|603]]
Cove of Flies
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/wqw86.gif]]\n\n[[*|600]]
Your fingers are [[dripping|E505]].\n\n\n
Your fingers are dripping.\n\nI see you. It looks\n\n[[Fun|E506]].\n
Buried rat bones are [[dripping|E503]].\n
Gunky oil is [[dripping|E504]].
You're not used to erotic landscapes.\n\nThe rock surfaces are [[seducing you|E501]].
You're not used to erotic landscapes.\n\nThe rock surfaces are seducing you.\n\nEverything is [[dripping|E502]].
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/PoYpT.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave.\n\nYou say more words.\n\n[[...|606]]
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/PoYpT.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave.\n\nYou say some words.\n\n[[...|605]]\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/3oL19.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave.\n\nYou say all of the words.\n\n[[...|608]]
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/PoYpT.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave.\n\nYou say a lot of words.\n\n[[...|607]]
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/Qp6dA.gif]]\n\n[[*|300]]
Learned to double jump in your sleep. You woke up wet.\n\nIt's hard to get used to the way legs work.\n\n"At the height of your jump you can jump again." \n\n"You can get over any obstacle." \n\n"Your hair brushes against the stucco."\n\nThe bed is heaving and creaking and every jump [[shakes|S203]] the floor.
Learned to double jump in your sleep. You woke up wet.\n\nIt's hard to get used to the way legs work.\n\n"At the height of your jump you can jump again." \n\n"You can get over any [[obstacle|S202]]." \n\n"Your hair brushes against the stucco."\n\n
Learned to double jump in your sleep. You woke up wet.\n\nIt's hard to get used to the way [[legs work.|S201]]\n\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/3oL19.gif]]\n\nYou say more words than you know.\n\nThey buzz around your head;\n\na halo of [[flies|credits]].\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/3oL19.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave.\n\nYou say more words than you know.\n\n[[...|609]]
Like the fly the daredevil fly\nBeing brushed away\nBut busying back\nThe lunatic fly who loves licking\nAnd will follow a man all day\nFor a nip of his blood \n\nAlice Oswald, Memorial \n\n[[*|100]]
There was a statue. It looked like you. \n\nIt was contracted by a prince to an artisan. \n\nThe artisan looked like you. They raised a hammer to [[rock|W402]].\n\n\n
There was a statue. It [[looked like you|W401]]. \n\n\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/qEWJj.gif]]\n\n[[*|500]]
There was a statue. It looked like you. \n\nIt was contracted by a prince to an artisan. \n\nThe artisan looked like you. They raised a hammer to rock.\n\nScrape along the center of the mountain with trained climbers.\n\nHere are the marks that looks like your face. [[Aren't they cute?|W403]]\n
Dirt is fascinating. It's mostly made up of dead things.\n\nWhen you cover your hands with dirt they look like they could walk the earth.\n\nPut those hands in a [[zoo|E202]].\n\n
Dirt is fascinating. It's mostly made up of [[dead things|E201]].\n\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/wqw86.gif]]\n\n[[*|300]]
Dirt is fascinating. It's mostly made up of dead things.\n\nWhen you cover your hands with dirt they look like they could walk the earth.\n\nPut those hands in a zoo. \n\nCharge for people to [[see you|E203]].\n
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/qCbtG.gif]]\n\nYou are in a cave. \n\nThe cave walls are rough. Some moss clings. A few roots stick through, fat from the rain.\n\n[[N|N200]]\n[[S|S200]]\n[[E|E200]]\n[[W|W200]]
[img[https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/VFZpC.gif]]\n\n[[*|500]]