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History of the Colins

Sunday 24 January 2010

While writing the next chapter, wherein Malcolm and Cubby meet King Malcolm III of Scotland, I had to take a step back and figure out exactly what is the history between Malcolm III and the clan of Black Colin. That led to figuring out the history of the clan itself.

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Consanguinity and Affinity

Wednesday 16 September 2009

The topic of consanguinity in marriage came up in the comments, so I started wondering about the rules—this heretofore being an issue I have mostly ignored in the story.

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The History of England, according to the Hwalas

Thursday 27 August 2009

Upon commencing The Politico-​Sigefrithian, I immediately realized that I could never neatly summarize the historical context of early 1067 in the little space available to me at the top of the page.

Verily, I thought, Pre-​Lotherian History should be an article in its own right… so I wrote one. Never dreaming how many hours it would take. *sigh*

So here you go: “The History of the Hwalas” – all the foreign kings, all the family scandal.

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Maps of Man and Britain

Sunday 3 May 2009

Due to recent developments in the story, I thought it might be worth putting up some maps to help everyone understand the geopolitical situation. (Oooh look Ma, I’m writing a story with a geopolitical situation! O8) )

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