Six Sentence Sunday, 11 November 2012 (Cleopatra’s Ironclads)

Cleopatra leaped to her feet and paced. Timaeus–was Timaeus in the burning Library? and then foolishly, but what about the last scroll of the treatise on automata? She wouldn’t know how it turned out. And that she most passionately wanted to know–along with that question of the steam-whirligig, that someone had spoken of. Like a water-wheel, only driven by heated steam.

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6 Responses to Six Sentence Sunday, 11 November 2012 (Cleopatra’s Ironclads)

  1. Vivien Dean says:

    Your voice is always so utterly unique. Love this.

  2. Gemma Parkes says:

    So many questions! Love your snippet!

  3. Sue says:

    so much history poured into today’s world

  4. Monica Enderle Pierce says:

    Love the unexpected contrast of the steam-whirligig amidst all the history. Intriguing snippet. (And thanks for checking out all my posts, E.P.)

  5. Very nice. I’ve always been interested in the roots of scilence.

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