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Time to leave Goatswood and those who became familiar faces for the past 12 days.  Ernest, the picky but generous stationmaster, Augustus, the innkeeper, ambitious but loyal as well, Isabella and her daughter Kelly, which one the darkest soul, Fred, Ron, Millie, and a few others whose lives were forever …

It Takes a Village – Chapter 12

[button link=”http://irez.me/2013/06/11/chapter-11-the-barn/” bg_color=”#000000″ border=”#757575″]< Chapter 11: The Barn[/button] [caption id="attachment_18529" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Goatswood: The Observer[/caption] Chapter 12. The Observer The front page of the local newspaper clarified the dramatic sequence of events, even though it was only the clarification the village decided to provide, just in case any outsider happened …

It Takes a Village – Chapter 11

[button link=”http://irez.me/2013/06/10/chapter-10-the-church/” bg_color=”#000000″ border=”#757575″]< Chapter 10: The Church[/button] [caption id="attachment_18479" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Goatswood: The Barn[/caption] Chapter 11. The Barn Piercing shouts echoed through the village, seconded by the loud crowing of ravens. The villagers who lived close by hurried to their windows and the people who were at the Inn …

It Takes a Village – Chapter 10

[button link=”http://irez.me/2013/06/09/it-takes-a-village-chapter-9/” bg_color=”#000000″ border=”#757575″]< Chapter 9: The Priory Ruins[/button] [caption id="attachment_18359" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Goatswood: The Church[/caption] Chapter 10. The Church The young gypsy man walked the path around the church in silence. He knew the place better than the palm of his hand. Even though he had traveled extensively, he …

It Takes a Village – Chapter 9

[button link=”http://irez.me/2013/06/08/it-takes-a-village-chapter-8/” bg_color=”#000000″ border=”#757575″]< Chapter 8: The Market Square[/button] [caption id="attachment_18337" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Goatswood: The Priory Ruins[/caption] Chapter 9. The Priory Ruins “What? You mean in here?” The innkeeper could hardly believe it. The solitary tomb at the Priory Ruins belonged to an abbot who died a few centuries ago; …

It Takes a Village – Chapter 8

[button link=”http://irez.me/2013/06/07/it-takes-a-village-chapter-7/” bg_color=”#000000″ border=”#757575″]< Chapter 7: The Indian Pavilion[/button] [caption id="attachment_18309" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Goatswood: The Market Square[/caption] Chapter 8. The Market Square The trains had always been vital for the village. They brought a certain amount of wealth, resulting from the lower cost of products being brought in and bigger …

It Takes a Village – Chapter 7

[button link=”http://irez.me/2013/06/06/it-takes-a-village-chapter-6/” bg_color=”#000000″ border=”#757575″]< Chapter 6: The Gypsy Camp[/button] [caption id="attachment_18268" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Goatswood: The Indian Pavilion[/caption] Chapter 7. The Indian Pavilion “I told you this looked like a great place to just sit and wait for Ron,” said Millie, resting her legs on the small round table. “These people …

It Takes a Village – Chapter 6

[button link=”http://irez.me/2013/06/05/it-takes-a-village-chapter-5/” bg_color=”#000000″ border=”#757575″]< Chapter 5: The Manor[/button] [caption id="attachment_18202" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Goatswood: The Gypsy Camp[/caption] Chapter 6. The Gypsy Camp “Kelly!” yelled Isabella alarmed when the child took off running into the woods. Her daughter was in the habit of going from total calmness to full blown hyperactivity in …

It Takes a Village – Chapter 5

[button link=”http://irez.me/2013/06/04/it-takes-a-village-chapter-4/” bg_color=”#000000″ border=”#757575″]< Chapter 4: The Mill[/button] [caption id="attachment_18118" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Goatswood: The Manor[/caption] Chapter 5. The Manor After hours of waiting for the train, many of the passengers, cold and tired, found their way to the Manor. Lord Crewe opened its doors so they could sit in the …

It Takes a Village – Chapter 4

[button link=”http://irez.me/2013/06/03/it-takes-a-village-chapter-3/” color=”black”]< Chapter 3: The Hot Air Balloon[/button] [caption id="attachment_18017" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Goatswood: The Mill[/caption] Chapter 4. The Mill Ron walked hastily up the rough stone steps. He had been at the village a few months before, scouting the place. The local population seemed to be used to the …

It Takes a Village – Chapter 3

[button link=”http://irez.me/2013/06/02/it-takes-a-village-chapter-2/” color=”black”]< Chapter 2: The Inn[/button] [caption id="attachment_17997" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Goatswood: The Hot Air Balloon[/caption] Chapter 3. The Hot-Air Balloon The little child dragged her mother through the short path from the station to the small courtyard. The large sized and bright colored hot-air balloon was fascinating to the …

It Takes a Village – Chapter 2

[button link=”http://irez.me/2013/06/01/it-takes-a-village-chapter-1/” color=”black”]< Chapter 1: The Train Station[/button] [caption id="attachment_17986" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Goatswood: The Inn[/caption] Chapter 2. The Inn The young couple arrived at the Inn after a fast-paced walk down the street from the station. They were the first. They dropped their bags by the bar and studied the …

It Takes a Village – Chapter 1

[button link=”http://irez.me/2013/05/29/a-new-story-for-avatar-blogger-month/” color=”black” class=”alignleft”]< Introduction[/button] [caption id="attachment_17953" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Goatswood: The Train Station[/caption] Chapter 1. The Train Station The bucolic building of the train station overflew with anxious travelers. The 1pm train had been delayed at a previous station when the constant rain damaged the line, causing havoc in the …

“Gimme Six!” – A Tourist Guide to WoW pt. 4 – Horror and Mystery

Vaneeesa has asked the iRez authors to “share 6 of their favorite, must see, places in virtual space.” This is the World of Warcraft version. People travel for different reasons, so here are six locations that might appeal to a broad range of virtual tourists. Spectacular Nature – Howling fjord City …