B. Scott Holmes

Just trying to stay alive and keep my sideburns too
Kuna Glacier circa 1975

The Kuna Glacier circa 1975. It no longer looks like this.



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"Face it Tim, we’ve broken the sky, and we will have to pay for it.", Martin Cohen

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Chapter 41: The Interdict

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 10:26 -- scott
Preoccupied with their child's illness, Hank and Sandy are not aware that all activity in England had ceased. Church bells were silenced and no ships sailed. Hank returns to Camelot but finds all is dark.
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
Dubhna's Treehouse
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
October 25, 2012

Chapter 40: Three Years Later

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 17:03 -- scott
Three years after Hank defeats the Knights in a free for all duel many of his clandestine projects are coming to fruition and they are no longer clandestine. We now find knights as traveling salesmen and Clarence speculates on replacing royalty with cats. Hank also introduces baseball to take the place of duels. There has also been a significant change in Hank's life, he and Sandy have a daughter name Hello Central. She becomes ill with membranous croup and the family takes a sea voyage.
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
Dubhna's Treehouse
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
October 25, 2012

Chapter 39: The Yankee's Fight with the Knights

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 18:09 -- scott
The time for Hanks duel with Sir Sagramour has arrived. The Knight dressed in armor with lance and sword versus The Yankee dressed in gymnastic tights with a lasso and a pair of pistols. This is actually a battle between Hank and Merlin with the future of Knight Errantry in question.
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
Dubhna's Treehouse
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
October 11, 2012

Chapter 37: An Awful Predicament

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 11:43 -- scott
Hank convinces a judge to release him from prison and quickly finds the London telegraph office. He sets Clarence to dispatching five hundred knights with Lancelot at the head to rescue himself and the king. Unfortunately Hank is recognized as the escaped slave and the entire set of slaves is set to be executed that afternoon, well before the knights have time to arrive.
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
Dubhna's Treehouse
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
October 11, 2012

Chapter 35: A Pitiful Incident

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 11:40 -- scott
There are actually two pitiful incidents in this chapter. The first occurs when a mob is chasing a woman and her children whom they accuse of being a witch. The woman is burned at the stake and the train of slaves is warmed by her pyre. The second incident is a poor woman that had stolen a swatch of cloth to sell so that she might feed her child. She is hanged. Thus was English justice.
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
Dubhna's Treehouse
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
September 27, 2012

Chapter 34: The Yankee and the King Sold As Slaves

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 16:59 -- scott
Hank and Arthur attempt to escape the angry and frightened mob of villagers bt wading down a stream and climbing into a tree via an overhanging bough. Their hiding place is soon discovered and they are forced to fight. The fight is interrupted by a local earl that provides them with safe passage and transportation to the nearest town. The next morning they find that the Earl is no friend as he turns and sells them into slavery.
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
Dubhna's Treehouse
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
September 27, 2012

Chapter 33: Sixth Century Political Economy

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 13:06 -- scott
After the feast Hank and the peasants sit down for a discussion of economics and politics. Hank tries to explain that wages are not as important as purchasing power. He fails to convince them. In frustration Hank takes to discussion further trying to discredited the use of the pillory. He goes too far and now has a group of frightened peasants that no longer trust him.
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
Dubhna's Treehouse
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
September 13 and 27, 2012

Chapter 32: Dowley's Humiliation

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 11:02 -- scott
Hank puts on a feast for the community of peasants. Dowley, the blacksmith had been bragging about his own good fortunes and wealth but this blow-out put him in his place.
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
Dubhna's Treehouse
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
September 13, 2012

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