Episode 32: Steel Comes Into Fashion

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It’s a party on the streets of Green Bridge! Bishop Wildrick makes his move to poison the city government and seize control with a mob of the faithful. An assassin stalks Mrs. Bridge’s household, Merrily gets sweaty, Beatrice gives Veridia some questionable fashion advice, and Cyrus has the time of his life on a rooftop.

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Episode 21: Merrily Crashes a Party

(Go on — read ahead! I won’t mind.)

Professor Stoat terrorizes his class with logic; Danny Frogflower is eaten by not-cannibals. Merrily discovers the value of straightening shoes, and also that her boss is up to no good. Merrily gets up to no good herself, and talks her way into a fancy party. Robert Franco turns out to be rather different than we imagined.

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Episode 19: You Can Go Home, But It’s Just Not The Same

Jonathan meets a romantic rival, and sets about making all kinds of mistakes. He goes on a little ski trip, and finds that the situation in Hog Hurst has changed dramatically since he was last at home. Mr. Southfarm is downright un-neighborly, which is to be expected considering the new neighbors.

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Episode 16: Ciphers and Secrets, Lectures on Love

Reporters report, enthusiastically. New explorers arrive at Finery Valley, and new deals are hastily made. Merrily makes a decision, and Cyrus delivers two lectures. Jonathan finds an ugly place inside himself, and earns a broken wrist for his trouble.

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Episode 13: The Cracks of Hell, and What They Found There

Cyrus bids a fond farewell to Sheria. Johnathan and Merrily go to meet some demons, but find an entirely different mystery. Daven and Devi make a bad deal to get their new friends out of trouble, and both of them suffer the consequences.

Episode 13 covers Chapter 17 of The Bright Path.

Episode 9: Horsing Around With Letters

Professor Stoat and his band pick up a new follower.  Merrily marries a horse, hypothetically.  Johnathan thinks about how he thinks about strangling Cyrus.  We meet Cyrus’s sponsor, and Alice Miller hears those four magic words.

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Additional chapter artwork!

Episode 7: An Unexpected Mule

The village of Hog Hurst has some difficult decisions to make.  Cyrus comes up with a bad plan, and then replaces it with an even worse one.  Someone lets the mule out.  Daisy relives his glory days.

Episode Seven covers Chapter Eight of The Bright Path.  It is available in three parts.

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Episode 6: How a Librarian Dresses for War

Johnathan and Alice set off in pursuit of Cyrus and Merrily.  Johnathan’s head injury turns out to be a blessing in disguise.  Alice gets in touch with her inner berserker.  Cyrus sees a glimmer in the darkness.  Simon engages in delicate negotiations.

Episode Six covers Chapter Seven of The Bright Path.  It is available in two parts.

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Episode 5: Love and Madness

Simon goes mad for a bit, but he gets better.  The Gizzard leads Cyrus and Merrily over the Green River in search of the missing post-rider, but they soon find a more compelling guide.  They make depressing contingency plans, and Merrily makes a choice.  Cyrus temporarily loses his dignity.

Episode Five covers Chapter Six of The Bright Path.  It is available in two parts.

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