Barton Smith was the director of the West Branch of the Association before Charles Iskinder is the ancestor of Harry Iskinder, and the first of the Iskinders to encounter Notte. He features in the short story, THE TWINS. He’s a brilliant man, ambitious, and... More. He spent years studying the twins, She won’t say what her original name was, but it sure as heck wasn’t Elsa. She’s younger by two and a half minutes, but she’ll never tell. She’s also quieter;... More and He’s older by two and a half minutes. He’ll tell you that if you ask. Sometimes, anyway. Kai is one of twins, vampires – and a most unusual heritage. He and... More, and his interactions with them changed him for the better.
When he retired, he stepped out of politics, out of science, and out of the Association’s way – as much as he could, anyway, without being arrested.
When the Fey opened the doors for humans to come to the The parallel world of the Fey. It’s colorful. It’s a world filled with vibrant colors and impossible magics. Jewels line the riverbeds, but don’t think of this place as some kind... More and leave the dying I don’t really need to tell you about this place. You live there. If you want pre-history according to the Ever-Dying, you can check Wikipedia. Unfortunately, that won’t tell you the... More behind, he was one of the first aboard. He had them remove his implanted chips and traceable nano-ink tattoos, and privately, he became an enemy of the Association under the radar.
Publicly, he became the best farmer of Silver cabbages in the eastern quadrant. He lived to a ripe old age of 110, and enjoyed a friendship with members of all The Seven Peoples of the Earth are the seven identifying types applied to every sentient creature in the world. The Seven Peoples of the World divided themselves in this manner... More for the rest of his days.