Monthly Archives: September 2015

Chapter Five – Katherine

The wind whipped off the ocean turning Katherine’s thick dark hair into a storm as she stood watching the dust from the mounted force drift away in the early morning sun. Although she didn’t know exactly what took most of … Continue reading

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Chapter Four – Kelvin

Kelvin glanced back as he crossed the bridge, hoping he wasn’t noticed under his heavy cloak and hood. He had loitered around the south gate for several minutes until a group of youths traveling from the island to the southern … Continue reading

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Chapter Three – Kelvin

” . . . much longer?” Kelvin heard someone say as the fog began to lift from his brain. “If it wasn’t for his helmet, even with the dulled blades they were using we’d be having a completely different conversation … Continue reading

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Chapter Two – Erban

  Erban’s father took him north of the wall rarely, just as far as he would dare, to the ridge overlooking the tiny village of the flesh-eaters. Erban was leagues north of there now and knew his father would not … Continue reading

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Chapter Eight

When they finally reached the top of long rising hill Chase pulled his horse to a stop to gaze at the spectacular structure that was now before him. From the top of the hill the road coasted down gently for … Continue reading

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Chapter Seven

 Chase thumped down heavily in the chair that had become his regular seat over the past couple of weeks. He motioned the serving girl but she scurried off into the kitchen. Chase wondered what she was after. He didn’t want … Continue reading

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Chapter Six

Whoever had done it had come and gone quickly, that was clear enough to the four riders as they rode into the small village. Haj had never been much of a place. There was a single Inn that was also … Continue reading

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Chapter Five

Four days later they were nearing the village of Haj. It was a tiny place, not mentioned on any but the most local of maps. Its claim to fame was that it served as a place to sleep indoors on … Continue reading

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Chapter Four

There were well over a dozen of the little green dog men. They had come out from the trees on the west side of the road. It would have been a pretty good ambush if they hadn’t started barking and … Continue reading

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Chapter Three

  One of the guards had fallen into the large front left wheel of the last wagon as he had been dispatched. His arm jutted through the spokes at an odd angle and blood dripped from the end of his … Continue reading

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