This was sent in by Conan, and features new characters, complete with some rather nice descriptions - see below. It appears that Kaspall is getting populated behind my back, with is pretty cool.
Bluetooth's stay at the O.W.R. has not been easy. His fellow intakes prefer to keep their distance from him
in case he were to accidentally rip off someone's limbs and eat them. The staff
did not help matters by assembling the intakes in an effort quash this
prejudice. Anyone who had not heard of ogres had become informed on the topic.
The lecture ended: "It doesn't matter how many people he ate before he came
here. This is a new start!"
That was a really rotten thing to say about a poet.
Alloy has always lived in a world of artificial intelligences and high speed
data communications. A time and place without such things is inconceivable to
him. All he asked for was the means to perform according to specifications, so
why did they foist this fleshy behemoth off on him?
She is certain she is being punished for her sins. She is not sure what she
did, but she suspects that applying for employment at the O.W.R. must be a major
transgression. In her hubris, she had assumed that she could change things from
the inside, helping the unfortunate castaways from other worlds become
Ms. Willoughby's experiences have made her a veteran of the O.W.R.'s pitfalls as
well as ground down her youthful idealism. Her main ambition is to make it
through yet another day.