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by Wraithwriter
Sat Apr 16, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: Odd Jobs
Topic: 3. In the Dead of Night
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Views: 95

3. In the Dead of Night

Dark heavy clouds hung over Vargbriton threatening to release their burden in a downpour that would wash the city streets clean. Business in the city continued as usual if only a bit more rushed in hopes of avoiding a soaking; however, for some, their work would offer no respite once the coming stor...
by Wraithwriter
Sat Apr 16, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: Poems
Topic: Mortered Grins
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Views: 116

Mortered Grins

Many are we who hold the wall, watching the passing of the ages.

With macabre grins we greet all comers, and bare warning to all that dare our charge.

Life long past and flesh forever gone, yet for us death holds no meaning.

Many are we who hold the wall, stacked and mortared we stand guard.
by Wraithwriter
Sat Apr 16, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Other Shorts
Topic: Brave Warriors
Replies: 0
Views: 85

Brave Warriors

A pair of adventures have spent the entire night battling treacherous paths till finally at dawn they reached the top of the plateau. Pausing briefly to catch their breath the two warriors quickly survey their prey. The beast lay sleeping soundly on a bed of prickly pines, and it's every exhaled bre...
by Wraithwriter
Sat Apr 16, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Other Shorts
Topic: The Rat Catchers
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Views: 89

The Rat Catchers

A flash of lighting and the sound of thunder cracking like a whip was a clear announcement that Summer had finally come to the northern hills of Shil. Rain poured from the skies flooding the streets of a the small trade city of Yurinash, and three youths bolted for the nearest shelter. As it so happ...
by Wraithwriter
Sat Apr 16, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: Other Shorts
Topic: Crossroads
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Views: 94

Crossroads

Places where travelers meet and trade news in passing never stopping for a longer stay. Maybe it is because they are anxious to hurry on their way, after all time is money for a merchant and wasted moments for others; or could it be the latent instinct to avoid unpleasant realities. Either way no on...
by Wraithwriter
Sat Apr 16, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: Other Shorts
Topic: The Confounding Box
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Views: 88

The Confounding Box

The wizard stared down at the strange contraption he held in his hands. Made of metal and some unknown sorcerous material, it was symmetrical in shape and easily lighter than any single book he owned. It's purpose to supply materials used in the diligent task of keeping records; however this one had...
by Wraithwriter
Sat Apr 16, 2016 2:22 pm
Forum: Other Shorts
Topic: A Family of Honor
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Views: 159

A Family of Honor

Today was Volunteer's Day and the streets of Yurinash were a buzz with excitement over the day's festivities. Food vendors hawked hot flaky meat pies, fresh sausage rolls, savory peppered lamb skewers to the hungry revelers. Not to be out done sellers of ales, wines, and meads sold their sweet libat...
by Wraithwriter
Wed Apr 13, 2016 1:34 am
Forum: Other Shorts
Topic: The Drinking Contest
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Views: 88

The Drinking Contest

A fighter and a barbarian sat arguing at the bar of the Stone Axe Inn. The argument was centered around who could drink whom under the table, and had been going on for hours growing louder and louder with every passing hour. Finally, the proprietor, a dwarven veteran of the militant organization kno...