Of Mortals: Chapter Seven

By nightfall, they had reached the encampment. They had ridden swiftly through the twilight of the day, hoping to avoid any peril that the ride could throw at them. However, upon returning, Shi’Karil and her cohorts found they had come headfirst into just the kind of trouble they had wished to steer clear of. From […]

Of Mortals: Chapter Six

Despite the twisting of ill magic happening just before them, Shi’Karil attempted to carry out the still half-finished spell. The cleansing fire still could work, she hoped; after all, it was what drove the depraved spirit out of dead flesh. Sirian tensed as the blood consolidated and began to form a dome in the center […]

Of Mortals: Chapter Four

The tension in the tent was not lifted as another lynx came along. This one was in a mad hurry to find Shi’Karil despite it appearing as though this was where she would always station herself. He was a brawnier sort, his musculature looked awkward on such a small frame, and surely he would have […]

Of Mortals: Chapter Three

As they closed in on the temporary settlement that was sat in the center of the valley, a group of weary-looking warriors moved to accost them. Their immediate attitudes were not violent; however, the entirety of the company was put on guard as they laid eyes on Mishonrayel. Sirian had to ponder just how bizarre […]

Ralphie: Chapter Four

The dim blue light illuminated walls and the floor of a room designed to look like the shelled out cities of the apocalypse. Every detail stood out in vibrant oranges and greens and yellows, painting the vision of a world no longer living. A harsh Klaxon sounded before the mechanical voice sounded off, “Round begins […]

Ralphie: Chapter Three

Breathing in anxiously, Ralphie watched as the barely white coals slowly cooked the two hotdogs he had set on the grill. In truth, he had never been any good with the grill and didn’t want to admit yet that he had messed up. It would be easy to quit, place the blame on mom and […]