It had been a great many human years since there were Believers, and they were exceedingly rare in what they call “The New World.”
~The Royal Chronicles, MCVII. 5973A
There is deep water running underneath,
and far beneath the blue clay
the stone body of a great fish,
and deeper still the shards
of a fallen star.
Their bones come from that,
but only a few of them understand.
This is a continuation of the Mrs. Wilkinson series.