Tag Archives: Fantasy

Meta Monday: Selective Realism

This Wednesday, I’m running an adventure for my RPG table-top group that should take us through our next three games. I’ve already confessed here that I’m a lousy Dungeon Master—but that doesn’t stop me from inflicting my games on the … Continue reading

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Brothers of the Watch: Teaser

Here’s the start of a story I published, unpublished, published again and unpublished again. Someday I’ll get it right and ready for a real run: “It was the right thing to do, Watchman.” Shane turned away from the iron bars … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Special: The Outcast

“We’re too old for this.” The man in the jail cell—no, make that the Aishling elf—blinked. “I beg your pardon?” Alston pulled the chair from his desk right up to the bars and plunked down. For a long moment, he … Continue reading

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Crevlock Tower: Chapter Fifty-Seven

Link to Chapter Index Aric doesn’t stop me from leaving with his brother. He just gives me another one of those warning looks as we depart. Ruvan catches it, but he waits until we’re out in the hallway, the door … Continue reading

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Crevlock Tower: Chapter Fifty-Six

Link to Chapter Index “Shoch?” Aric jostles me. “Wake up, pet.” My eyes shoot open. I don’t remember drifting off. Aric is climbing out of bed now. “Just a moment!” Apparently I slept right through someone knocking at the door. … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Special: Scarce Loyalty

  “Damn it, Tom, where are you?” Stephan grabbed a ledger from his desk and threw it into his haversack. There was precious little time left. By sunset Halcrest’s soldiers would be flooding his estate. “Tom!” “I’m here, Stephan.” The … Continue reading

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Crevlock Tower: Chapter Fifty-Five

Link to Chapter Index “You look like you’re thinking too hard.” Aric is narrowing his eyes at me now. Or half-narrowing them, as if he’s not sure whether to be suspicious. He’s still lying on the bed, flat on his … Continue reading

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