Black Ribbon, White Hair

And then the spiders attacked. Waves of legs scuttling across bough and root, tuft and shadow, as multitudes of vicious eyes sought their prey. Almost silent on their own, the swarm’s venomous, tiny teeth scratching and scraping together and the stomp of eight-million little feet crescendoed through the quiet field[…]

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Silverwood

Silverwood slept peacefully while the countryside burnt. It was not her fire. It was not her countryside either. Anyway, the villagers had always thrown stones at her when they saw her. She slept peacefully and awoke to the sound of the troll groaning. She had forgotten to water him! She[…]

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The Grass Dragon

“Not many people–in fact, only a handful–are aware of the mythology of the dragons,” said Magnus the Heretic Sorcerer as he cut his way through the jungle, his party just behind him, “Not just is it a pity because it is a beautiful tale, but it also means that the dragons[…]

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Shadow in the Sky

“I tell you, I heard something.” “So what if you did? You talk too much.” “Don’t you ever wonder?” “Hmmmffft…” “No, don’t ever think that there is more than this water and these rocks and–” “Whatever. You talk too much. You should focus on eating.” “Didn’t you hear that?! Please[…]

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