A seasoning Privateer

Brolgen looked out over the harbor; the horizon was misty yellow fading to rosy pink above him. Light fluttering ribbons of pale cloud drifted by; the masts of the ships danced in the ever-shifting waters below. Adventure called again, he couldn’t leave it for long. Soon he would be at sea, ranging far and wide …

Ocean Ship (woodcut/the adventure) ©2012 w.m.ley

The Fortune of Captain Brolgen

Brolgen sat along the seaweed strewn dock gazing at the hypnotic swirl of the waters in the glow of the setting sun. He could see strands of kelp in the orange and blues below him; the sky was blazing with colors so bright they could only be painted with light. He still had no ship. …

3840 First Age

In the Year 3840 of the First Age, some nine hundred and eighty thousand people lived in what would come to be known as the Allied Kingdoms on the world of Fesiun. The cities of Acralis, Doronede, and Coersipde were in complete chaos as they suffered fromt the dual plagues of having no organized government …