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  • For a time the apostis glowed like a forge; gradually it dimmed and went out, and our ship resumed a more conventional position, though the wind still screamed in the rigging and the clouds scudded under us like flecks of foam in a mill race.

    The Urth of the New Sun

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  • "For a time the apostis glowed like a forge; gradually it dimmed and went out, and our ship resumed a more conventional position, (...)" -- Gene Wolfe, The Urth of the New Sun

    October 1, 2008