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Tales of the Iron Whimsy: Chapter 5

Posted on Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Chapter 5: In Which I Arrive In Paris, Meet My Men, and Have a Surprise! Apart from the unfortunate business regarding my parents’ brutal slaying, my arrival in Paris was pleasant. I was transported to the British Field Headquarters near the Rue de Roux, where I was promptly greeted by General Humphry “Humps” Billington.  Billington [...]

Tales of the Iron Whimsy: Chapter 4

Posted on Friday, August 20th, 2010

Chapter 4: In Which I Oversee Puppets, England Enters War, and I Become Scandalously Wealthy! Following a six month honeymoon in Italy (boring!),  France (irritating!),  Egypt (droll!), the United States (simply hideous!) and Spain (ghastly!), Edwina and I took up residence in Chump Hall, a small mansion owned by my family for generations, and not [...]

Tales of the Iron Whimsy: Chapter 3

Posted on Friday, August 13th, 2010

Chapter 3: In Which I Receive A Gentleman’s Education As Well as Make a New Friend. Also a Bride. Following that magical summer, it was time to become a true scholar and attend University.  I, of course, enrolled in Oxford.  Javington was almost dealt a crippling blow when it appeared he might have to attend [...]

Tales of the Iron Whimsy: Chapter 2

Posted on Friday, August 6th, 2010

Editor’s note.  We have arbitrarily decided that each installment will be a new chapter going forward.   That way we provide more chapter names to frame these wonderful tales.  So, if this renders Chapter 1’s old title somewhat inaccurate, well tough beans, I say.  – – – Basil St. Montenegro, editor Chapter 2:  In Which Javington [...]

Tales of the Iron Whimsy: Chapter 1.2

Posted on Friday, July 30th, 2010

Chapter 1: In Which I Discuss My None Too Humble Upbringing, The Great War, and Those Wretched Belgians Part 2 My parents, as is befitting persons of their status and wealth did very little to raise me personally.  Father was often at one of the myriad businesses owned by the family.  My understanding is he [...]

Tales Of The Iron Whimsy: Chapter 1 (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Chapter 1: In Which I Discuss My None Too Humble Upbringing, The Great War, and Those Wretched Belgians All things considered, there is very little good one can say about the Belgians. I’ve dealt with those people far too often since the Great War. Apart from having to put up with those waffle lovers, the [...]

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