February 14th, 2011

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Chocolatiers of the High Winds: Chapter 22

Chocolatiers of the High Winds by H.B. Kurtzwilde
A gay steampunk adventure. Follow the weekly travails of young Mayport Titus, and his intercontinental airship journey to restore the fortunes of the Titus Chocolate Company.

Chapter 22: Judgment

Thiervy stood in the center of the factory work floor shouting orders and looking quite at home. Their journey north had done much to restore him. The weather had settled to standard winter cruelty, daunting to Mayport but predictable to the likes of Captain Cully. Thiervy’s coal-fired engine had made all the difference in getting them home once Mayport had been pronounced presentable by Chef Gasteau.

He gazed fondly out at the ported shell of the Dutch Process. He would have preferred her sleet-slicked decks to the desk he manned.

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