Archive for June, 2016

Friday, June 17th, 2016

“He could not find the World Tree,” they say in Amria. Today it suggests inevitability, a fools errand, even hubris. From the oldest to the youngest they all know the fantastical tales, but even those who believe them think it forever lost. They do not remember their history. They do not learn from it. Centuries […]

Forest, Early Afternoon
Friday, June 10th, 2016

You have been walking since dawn, your hastily-erected camp broken just as hastily as soon as the thin scraps of sky you could glimpse through the leaves began to lighten. You did not sleep the night before, not under these trees, but your legs at least feel rested and your companions seem in high spirits. […]

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

It had taken her more than a year to rebuild the wards after the old woman had died. Not that the temple had been unprotected in that time; that would be far too dangerous. Still, every time she was forced to light a lantern she had not built with her own hands, she could feel […]