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Endeavour's Fall

by J.O. Evans

Endeavour’s Fall is a fast-paced steampunk adventure set in a world of airship battles, intrigue, and revolution.

Apr 23, 2017

Endeavor’s Fall #22: Jack the Lad

      …I am become a name; For always roaming with a hungry heart Much have I seen and known; cities of men And manners, climates, councils, governments… -Baron Tennyson, Ulysses   Even in the narrow cobblestone streets, the town’s lights were scattered and dim.  The darkness worked in Jack’s favor.  However, he missed […]

Apr 11, 2017

Endeavour’s Fall #21: Adams Aweigh

      In the air all directions lead everywhere. –Admiral Herbert G. Wells   The Endeavour dropped low to the ocean near Marblehead late in the afternoon and turned inland.  The plan was to make a moonless approach on Boston after sundown.  Once back over land near the outskirts of Boston, the Iroquois requested […]

Apr 2, 2017

Endeavour’s Fall #20: Pot Stirring

        Endless invention, endless experiment, Brings knowledge of motion, but not of stillness; -Tom S. Eliot   Even with a band of Iroquois braves to lend a hand, the handful of rebels now running the Endeavour was barely big enough for a skeleton crew. It was most obvious at mealtime. There were […]

Mar 26, 2017

Endeavour’s Fall #19: Homeward Bound

        The coal in South Wales alone is capable of supplying all England, at present rate of consumption, for 2,000 years. -Robert Bakewell, An Introduction to Geology [1815 Edition] Captain Jenkins of the SS Curling felt uneasy. He scanned the horizon nonstop. The sea rolled lightly. Tons of high-grade coal and pig […]

Mar 20, 2017

Endeavour’s Fall #18: Execution

        “When it comes time to die, be not one whose heart is filled with the fear of death, weeping and praying to live his life over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.” – Chief Aupumut Running Bear approached the palisade where […]

Mar 12, 2017

Endeavour’s Fall #17: Grounded

        Despite the difficulties facing the Conventions of Hague and Geneva, a few rules have been settled. For instance, military barracks and equipment are usually not situated in the middle of cities. In return, civilian areas in cities are not typically considered military targets. Of course, factories remain open game, mostly because […]

Mar 5, 2017

Endeavour’s Fall #16: Battle of the Bay

      As the giants advanced upon the war party, the god of the west wind, who was lying in wait for them, swooped down upon the giants, so that they were hurled over the edge of the gulf, far down into the dark abyss below, where they perished miserably. -The Stone Giants, Haudenosaunee […]

Feb 27, 2017

Endeavour’s Fall #15: Impasse

      People like us don’t go out at night cause people like them see us for what we are -Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist Jack looked back and forth between Jones, and Adams and Sam. Watching out for younger airmen had gotten him into a scrape or two before, but he’d always avoided trouble […]

Feb 19, 2017

Endeavour’s Fall #14: Night Watch

      A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding. -Lord Isaac Newton, PBUH Sam froze, because he couldn’t do anything else, even if he had wanted to. Jones, who wore his […]

Feb 12, 2017

Endeavour’s Fall #13: The Bridge

      Paris is worth its Mass. -Emperor Henry XII Earlier that evening, while Sam was still winding rope high in the rigging, Boulanger entered the airship’s bridge. Lockhart looked up from his charts. “Anything to report?” “Everything is ship-shape, Captain. Here, let me get you some light.” “Yes, the sun seems to have […]