Gears and cogs, racks and pinions, wheels within wheels within wheels. This is the substance of life for Wren, a ward of the monks in the Abbey of Time. In the city of St. Phillip, everything runs by clockwork, including the government and the church. As Second Assistant Clock Polisher in the Abbey of Time, Wren is the smallest gear in the vast machine. But big things can happen when even the smallest gear slips out of place. Welcome to the world of Klockwerk.
The Shadow in the Cathedral is my first work of interactive fiction to be available commercially, courtesy of Textfyre.com. The design and story was by Ian Finley (Babel, Kaged). The standard version is available now.
- Shadow was nominated for 5 XYZZY awards: Best Writing, Best Story, Best Setting, Best Game and Best Use of Medium.
- The Shadow in the Cathedral reviews on IFDB, SPAG magazine, and Play This Thing!
- Game, Set, Watch ran a column focusing on Shadow’s world-building and prose.
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