Monthly Archives: February 2017

Tarot Tuesday: Strength

The Rider-Waite-Smith deck calls this card Strength. Older decks sometimes name it Fortitude, linking it more firmly to the four cardinal virtues: Fortitude (or Courage), Justice, Temperance and Prudence. Three of these virtues (counting Strength) show up in the Major … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: Go Watch The Good Place!

Go watch The Good Place. It’s a quirky, funny, twisty, thought provoking show set in the afterlife. Telling you anything else would give too much away! Trust me on this. My friend forced me to watch it without saying even … Continue reading

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Brothers of the Watch, Part 16

Link to Chapter Index Mr. Bryan Kellner adjusted his spectacles and then folded his hands on top of his desk. “I understand you are here to settle the debts of Lieutenant Brock Parr?” “I am.” Shane sat stiffly in the … Continue reading

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Brothers of the Watch, Part 15

Link to Chapter Index “You well enough, Shane?” Shane glanced at Brock, considering the question. They’d been walking in silence back down Pike. It was a mostly residential street, shaded by young maples. It tended to be quiet, as it … Continue reading

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Tarot Tuesday: Six of Pentacles

There’s something ugly about this card. Look at the way the merchant measures out precisely how much he should give to two people reduced to begging on their knees. Yes, it’s a good thing to share with those in need—no … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: Lost Weekend

I had four days off this past weekend. Four days!  And no particular responsibilities. That should equal lots of writing, right? Nope. I think I wrote a grand total of about 400 words–and that’s counting this post. So what happened? … Continue reading

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Brothers of the Watch: Part 14

Content Warning: This blog generally contains non-explicit adult content. I think this chapter still falls under that heading, but there are potentially triggery references to past violence and rape. Link to Chapter Index Will Talon. For the better part of … Continue reading

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