The Firewall Saga
The Firewall Saga

The Firewall Saga

Set twenty-five thousand years after the apocalypse, The Firewall Saga tells the story of an Earth divided into two unique civilizations by a wall of nuclear fire that encircles the equator.

Emberlight - Chapter 39

21 Nov 2021 9 minute read 1 comment Gryphonboy

You look like Shit  "Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing."  - Albert Schweitzer  Jordan opened his eyes, groaning loudly as feeling returned to his body.   The sensation was not pleasant. Far from it. His head t...

Emberlight - Chapter 38

31 Oct 2021 15 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

It's a Long Story  "Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight."  - Marcus Aurelius  "You don't have to hold on so tightly!" Antigua shouted back at Sweden as she brushed away the embers that were settling onto her visor.  Swede...

Emberlight - Chapter 37

23 Aug 2021 7 minute read 2 comments Gryphonboy

Firefall  "This is the truth: as from a fire aflame, thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again."  - Marcus Tullius Cicero  She was a super consciousness...  An unintended consequ...

Emberlight - Chapter 36

15 Aug 2021 4 minute read 2 comments Gryphonboy

Artifacts of the Apocalypse  "The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly."  - Richard Bach [Vault Log 16022122 - Audio Recording, S...

Emberlight - Chapter 35

7 Jun 2021 6 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

Some Less Than Delicate Groping  "If only the strength of the love that people feel when it is reciprocated could be as intense and obsessive as the love we feel when it is not, then marriages would be truly made in heaven."  - Ben Elton "How is it...

Emberlight - Chapter 34

23 May 2021 10 minute read 1 comment Gryphonboy

The Tide of Battle  "Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end"  - Seneca   Cyprus scanned the ranger's field report. Slovenia appeared to be following an orthodox strategy even though it was in completely the opposite direction. She...

Emberlight - Chapter 33

9 May 2021 6 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

Is this Man a Threat?  "Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people"  - W. C. Fields Sweden stared in wonder at the landscape around him.   The dome was perched at the top of a two-hundred-meter-high cliff that yawned...

Emberlight - Chapter 32

26 Apr 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

The Cybernetic Prosthetic  "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."  - Arthur C. Clarke "Just lean forward, it'll take the weight," Mayotte said, supporting Denmark as he hobbled beside her, desperately clinging to her...

Emberlight - Chapter 31

11 Apr 2021 7 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

The Boy was not Stupid  "All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin. "  - Byron  "It looks like we've caught it in time."   Guam was patching the damage that Sweden had caused. He was also keeping a wary eye on the pressure and t...

Emberlight - Chapter 30

28 Mar 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

The Essence of Woman.  "Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included."  - Karl Ma...