Godslinger

Thanks to Oliver at Literature and Libation for contributing a great piece to the Life in Skyrim series. If anyone is interested in contributing, we’re basically taking interesting screenshots from games (Skyrim in this case, but I’m open to anything) and writing some flash fiction based upon it. — I’ve come back here now, my steps bristling with just as much …

Old Friend

“Well, old friend, we’re nearly there.” The horse disregarded her, choosing to graze on frost-covered snowberries instead. Athos had long since learned to ignore his master, but Brinda didn’t care. She had decided that his best feature was that he never talked back. They had been settled in the same spot for several minutes while Brinda sat on an uncomfortable rock, …

Dawning of Doom

Burning sacks of straw illuminated the dawn sky. Three minutes before the beautiful spectacle, I had been stuffing my face with a stale biscuit. Given that I may not be long for this world, I would have preferred a spread of peppered beef and sweet rolls, but an enlisted man soon learns the limits of battlefield cuisine. The morning conversations …