A Monster that Grows in Deserts

Divining the Machine, part two

The fens of eastern England were once considered untameable - as were the people who inhabited them. A land of saltmarsh and wide skies, this was a liminal territory where the land met the sea. A pattern of islands, harsh peat bogs, sinking sands, marshes and causeways, they were so cut-off that they gained a reputation for both mystery and danger. Angl…

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