The Wurd Creature

An instance of the Wurd creature, a deadly significant being. These descriptions were only slightly edited from when they were written in 2011. “She slung a small, leathern wallet onto the table, with a pad that had been between it and her shoulder. When it landed on the table Chi Luw heard the little, leather […]

A Heart and the Spirits

Amos was twelve when it happened, and it happened because he loved his mother. His father always said he was named after his mother Amy, and only his father could call him Amos. Everyone else called him by his last name, Hamilton; that is, they called him ‘Hammy’. His hair and eyes were dark, his movements […]

Folis and Ailura

This was rewritten (extensively) from an isolated scene found in my old paper notes (wow, so old).     All the serving men and women of the castle Daehrok had fled when they knew of the coming band: the fame of Ailura and his men was as potent as the fear of death itself.

Andrew Fearus vs. Harshade – The Fight

Here is the initial post from the Facebook Page introducing Andrew Fearus and Harshade: Trying something: an Arena. I introduce two characters, and you choose which of them will win a sporting contest of power. The setting is the universe of the Portal, on the Front, more description of which will be revealed in the Arena […]

Third Seven Dailies Collection

Here is the third collection of seven past dailies from the Facebook Page! This includes a couple cinquains and a quote from my small book (which is really a long short story, but almost novella length). November Night Listen… With faint dry sound, Like steps of passing ghosts, The leaves, frost-crisp’d, break from the trees […]

The Watchman and the Word

The Chamber The Watchman sat on the fallen keystone of the high vault above him. While he remained, the chamber would not fall. Behind him stood a door, vast, but simple. Before him stood a wall. There resounded a thunderous noise, that would have shook the chamber violently, but, while the Watchman sat, the chamber […]