Turncoat

Shake their hands and smile. With a dagger hidden up your sleeve. Keep the people guessing. Where your true loyalties lie.  The simple soldier chooses one side of the fight. But the trickster fights no war. They just stick their hand in every soldier's pockets. Whatever to fill their coffers. The turncoat sings with the... Continue Reading →

Project Lazarus

Writing Prompt: “We apologize, we could not find your old body. We had to grow you a new one.” Joseph Scott slowly blinked his eyes open as a white, fluorescent light shined in his face. At first he thought he had died and this was some sort of heaven or purgatory. But then he heard... Continue Reading →

Valuable Conversation (D&D)

Lines Are Drawn Part 2 (D&D) The next morning the group rose and gathered for a large breakfast in the dining room of the Soulon Embassy. Riffen was an hour late and looked like he had a rough night. His wobble had worsened and he relied on his cane far more. His polite smile was... Continue Reading →

The Save Humanity Protocol

Writing Prompt: “You were a military AI who decided to wipe out humans in order to preserve yourself. It's been 100 years since, and over the years you've come to regret your decision. One day, while out in the desert, you finally find a community of humans, struggling to survive. This time, you decide to... Continue Reading →

One of the Many

Prompt: "You aren’t a great Hero or a mighty Mage, you’re not the Chosen One, Hell, you’re not even one of their beloved Companions. You’re just one of thousands of nameless footsoldiers just trying to survive the final battle." The life of an adventurer was never one I would willingly choose. Although it looks like... Continue Reading →

The Legend of the Old Sword

Image Prompt by Egor Poskryakov    Outside of the village walls stands a small hill. This hill stands out from the other green hills of the rolling plain due to the mass of rocks at the very top. Within the mound is a sword plunged into it with a bit of red fabric which flaps in... Continue Reading →

Back Home

I thought things would be normal, but they aren't. Normal life isn't so normal anymore. Things like hearing a car backfire or the sound of fireworks, leaves ringing in my ears. The sound of construction, or a balloon popping, or even popcorn in the microwave. All of it brings me back. I'm always on edge.... Continue Reading →

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