FEB #2: DUESSA

Happy grimmest month of the year, Beloveds! I have an announcement that might cheer you up. I’m not going to go into detail, but I *am* going to confirm that we’re working on some ✨ NEW CULTIST CONTENT ✨.

STATE OF THE FACTORY: YEAR 2

STATE OF THE FACTORY: YEAR 2

Once again, here’s how Weather Factory is doing, here’s how we thought we’d be doing, and here’s what we’re doing next. Welcome to this year’s Giant Summary Post! This is almost twice the length of the post-2018 State of the Factory, because a lot happened. Come for the kitten pictures, stay for the data. As […]

FEB #1: CALIDORE & THE BLATANT BEAST

This sprint was truer to its name than expected! We took some holiday at the start because Alexis had booked a Secret Early Valentine’s Event for me. It turned out not to be a candlelit vigil in a graveyard sentineled by moon-crows, as I had first suspected. Nor was it an anatomically accurate papier-mâché heart-sculpting […]

‘The Sweet Bones’, Brancrug, June 28th, 1929

From an anonymous F. to Christopher Illopoly, this letter is remarkable for a number of reasons. First, that it explains with more clarity than usual the purpose and abilities of the Librarian of Hush House. Second, that the ‘secrets of inks’ are discussed with the candour of assured destruction. Third, that the letter was evidently […]

JAN #2: BRITOMART

Happy allegory, everyone! Britomart, as any fule kno, is one of the many faces of Elizabeth I in The Faerie Queene, representing chastity, which Spenser shoe-horned in late on in the writing process as it became more and more apparent that Elizabeth wasn’t going to marry anyone. Britomart falls in love with the frankly underwhelming […]