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Liir isn’t dead yet, technically. There’s a lot that could have killed him in the ten years since the death of Elphaba, the so-called Witch of the West, and the subsequent disappearance of Dorothy and the Wizard. The Good Witch has been deposed by an increasingly theocratic Emperor Apostle, who has built up the Emerald City militia for reasons unknown. Faceless bodies are cropping up in the countryside, and the Conference of Talking Birds is getting eaten, and roughly a third of Oz is literally on fire. But somehow, Liir—last seen alone in the Witch’s castle, with nothing left of her but a cape, a broom, and rumors that he might have been her son—he has survived all this and more, for just long enough to turn up comatose in a ditch in the middle of nowhere. (cw: lots of things) [more inside]
A megalomaniac has taken over the nation and launched pogroms against its most vulnerable members. Civic faith is at an all-time low, bringing the country to the brink of disunity. Party loyalists have been installed at the head of public schools, and the military is being built up anew for no reason known to the public. Not that anybody seems to care about any of that, except for the girl with no soul and green skin. Welcome to the land of Oz, roughly forty years B.D. (Before Dorothy). [more inside]