Tag: fiction

A Shadow’s Plan

Writing prompt: write a 200-500 word synopsis of your story through the POV of your antagonist. Tricky in any good fantasy novel, because you can’t have just one. [Shadow] looked at the plans for G’desh, the great desert which overused the name of their false… Continue Reading “A Shadow’s Plan”

Fantasy Requires Religion

I’ve been debating posting this for a very long time. There are numerous drafts I’ve deleted and rewritten only to delete later, but here, I think I have it. First, a definition for the sake of this article of religion. For the sake of… Continue Reading “Fantasy Requires Religion”

Remembering a Foreign Time

Written on a cramped airplane where I couldn’t see what I wrote. Done in about 20 minutes. I thought it was a pretty awesome deal. Including pictures of Guatemala in this, though the actual Guatemala post will come later. The old man of the… Continue Reading “Remembering a Foreign Time”

Hawkhurst: Alys

Friend set up an rpg. It’ll be done entirely through email and it’s politically fueled. I’m excited about it. While I flipped through a lot of character concepts, this is the final one I went with. “Tell me more about yourself,” Madam Halum said.… Continue Reading “Hawkhurst: Alys”

Synopsis: Drowning the Sands of G’desh

What I am putting on the back cover of my book. Two religions have waged war for centuries. While the Pure Flame controls the Bronze City, forcing the Followers into exile for over two hundred years, the Followers have found a questionable ally capable… Continue Reading “Synopsis: Drowning the Sands of G’desh”

The Wrong Children

Despite his unwanted wife, despite his father’s harshness in regards to marrying, Muric had children. Four of them, two sons and two daughters. His eldest was a son, which was considered a blessing, but as he walked by their doors, he cared little. They… Continue Reading “The Wrong Children”

Demands of Father

Muric walked down the corridor, naked under the cloak, wandering idly as he let his mind roam back to the night he married his wife. It was in the ballroom of his father’s castle, where everything was lavish. Women poured in all intent on… Continue Reading “Demands of Father”

A Cold Bed

Muric stood on his balcony, looking into the darkness. There were some lanterns on the road, moving to and from the city. The kingdom was growing quickly. Some more lights congregated on the edge of the forest, where the loggers had greatly reduced the… Continue Reading “A Cold Bed”

Nexus

A – Z April: N Abriel looked into the tree. It was said the outside had been protecting a hollow core for centuries, but few ever dared to look and see what was there. Those who did would stay in the village for a… Continue Reading “Nexus”

G’Desh – Hymn of the Delven

The delven are a race of dark skinned, small people. Their black skin looks like unrefined oil, glistening under any light. When exposed to the sun and not given enough water, their skin painfully cracks, revealing a second skin underneath. For the first few… Continue Reading “G’Desh – Hymn of the Delven”