Tales from the Archives, Volume 2 — Seven

by Wellington Thornhill Books Esq. on October 30, 2012

The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences has many forgotten stories in its Archives. Stories of madcap adventures in all corners of the Empire, dark doings in hidden places, and mysterious devices and artifacts that the everyday citizen should never become aware of for fear it would quite undo their minds.

In this episode:

The Cross of Columba — written by Doc Coleman

April, 1883

Agent Bryan Teague travels from the London offices to a remote area of Scotland on the call of Lord Pennyfarthing, a self-proclaimed scientist and specialist in ancient and rare fauna. Agent Teague arrives to find his skepticism of Pennyfarthing’s previous follies on finding a traumatised valet and a dying English lord with an incredible fish story…

 

About the Author: 

Doc Coleman is an emerging writer and voice actor whose work has been featured on the Every Photo Tells… podcast, and in the Steampunk Special Edition of Flagship magazine. He is currently working on a series of steampunk novels under the title The Adventures of Crackle and Bang. You can find out more about this series, and follow his latest projects at Swimming Cat Studios, and find all of his projects at DocColeman.com.

Theme music for the Ministry composed and created by Alex White.

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Jordan November 6, 2012 at 11:31 pm

Loved this story. I love this approach to the “Nessie” mythos. and the subtle hurricane Sandy reference from Books & Braun. Well done. :)

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