Quarros (kwôr•ōs) is a mountainous planet with deep valleys and caves. It is sparsely populated, with most towns and villages centered around areas with mining of the zyton gem. Many of the people of Quarros live in homes constructed of straw and mud with domed roofs, which can be quite elaborate and contain more than one level.
Ripple Loop I awake in darkness. Confused. How did I get here? Who am I? Of these things, I'm uncertain. A voice calls out to me, counting down to what I can only deduce is an inevitable conclusion. It says, "You have twenty-two minutes until the next displacement shift." Episode Titles Episode 1 - ...Until the Next Displacement Shift (free) Episode 2 - ...To Enjoy an Awkward Hot Shower (free) Episode 3 - ...To Avoid Becoming a Tasty Morsel (free) Episode 4 - ...To Prove Yourself a Capable Mommy (35 tokens) Episode 5 - ... Until You Unwittingly Become a Self-Traitor (38 tokens) Episode 6 - ...To Travel Through Ducts to Escape Your Abductors (37 tokens) Episode 7 - ...Until All Your Mistakes Make You a Failure (30 tokens) Episode 8 - ...To Successfully Do It All Over Again (35 tokens) Episode 9 - ...To Be the Creator of Your Origin Story (27 tokens) More to come! Available exclusively on Kindle Vella .