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Posted by: Skerrit on Sep 6, 2010 at 02:28:45 PM
A short post today, Happy Labor Day!
Hearts in Shadow
*** 11th Tarsakh, Year of The Ageless One ***
The sky above Blackfeather Bridge was a featureless gray that morning. Fog hung in the village streets. The view from the tallhouse's upper windows did not reach further than the rooftop of the smithy opposite the street. The clang, clang of the smith's strenuous labour carried much further through the fog. The woman in the window peered down, to where a light broke though the morning mist and marked the entrance of Grobalt's workplace, but al she could see from the smith was a flickering in the light when he moved in front of his fire.
She stepped back from the window and closed the old but heavy curtains, throwing the room back in glum darkness.
She caressed the soft fabric, staring...
Posted by: Skerrit on Jul 26, 2010 at 07:28:29 AM
Here is a short fiction teaser for P3 adventure CORE2-10 Upon a Sea of Stars, premiering at Gen Con Indy, 2010.
Davos peered out from under the thatched roof of his stall in the market square. The evening sky was dismal, streaked with charcoal clouds like a shade’s fingers. His slow breaths condensed into puffs of vapor as they left his mouth and he wrapped his arms around himself instinctively, reminded of the cold by the sight of his own breath. Yaulazna must be near the Great Glacier by now - far from any signs of civilization, along with any hope of bringing in new trade.
A familiar voice snapped Davos out of his reverie. "Not quite like it used to be, eh Davos?" Petru smiled sympathetically as he packed trade goods into crates five stalls down. “I can remember when we’d...