• Monsters & Love

    Nequmus Iniqus stood on the worn cobblestones that lined one of Acralis’ many canals. He’d been out taking a walk, as was his wont of late, when he had seen a happy couple and the sights and sounds of them had stirred something in the sorceror’s heart. He’d devoted the largest portions of his life …

  • Walking with the Ticks

    He was thirsty, and had just found a tick on his stomach. Shoveling back revolt he had quickly extracted the squirming blood sucker and was now making his way through the forest to a stream he’d found before. Why was he out here? Self-improvement? Hah…all that was out here was a bunch of annoying insects, …

  • Embers and Sparks

    A tense peace rested over the galaxy, with Lady Ariata of Bresugal and Lady 01d of the Geshente finally relenting to a three-way cease fire, but continuing to make clear their icy mood for all concerned. Meetings were short, anger boiled, but the meetings happened. The soldiers were at rest, if only temporarily. The guards …

  • A New Ghost

    }{ Mossbark sat in the correct posture on a large root overlooking a graceful waterfall and pool. Steep gray cliffs led down to the pale green water, pines stretched stately above. He meditated, as he had been taught. He was never sure if what happened was correct, or what was supposed to, but on mornings …