is a story in progress about anchorites, a mystic barrier, poisonous gas, and adultery. What follows below is the entirety of the first chapter, originally published in late 2016, redrawn and republished in 2019. This story is 

NSFW (nudity, sexual situations).

Consider yourself warned.

Chapters II and onwards are serializing on my Patreon, which you should most definitely back.

Should you wish to download the above chapter as a .PDF, you can do so at the Patreon at this link. The download link is at the bottom!