Chiaroscuro by BlueSwirl

38,000 words

Book Cover: Chiaroscuro by BlueSwirl

Summary: The past cannot help but have an irrevocable effect on the present.

Author's Note:  This series -- which began with what I thought would be a single, stand-alone vignette -- became a bit of an experiment. I wanted to see if I could tell a story in sequential fragments that were almost snapshots, in that each section only captures a small part of the whole, and each is told from a different point of view. As with any experiment you never know if you're concocting something interesting or are on the verge of blowing up the lab -- I hope that here I succeeded in the former and not the latter. 🙂

This is a bit of a different one.  It's a long story emerging from a series of vignettes. I was a little confused at first - it actually starts in the future but jumps back and forth in time, to back as far as before Leonard Betts. Apart from that I found it very intriguing.  I always have trouble tagging, but I had even more difficulty with this one...