The stink of the brown waters assaulted my nose. Reeds decayed in mirror-still shallows, and the tattered carcass of a fen ray bobbed under the greedy attention of a crow. Vapors oozed from the spongy earth. As the sun descended, they chilled and thickened into mist. Perched upon the snowy flanks of the Moonfall Mountains, [...]
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Bold ventured Tigers of the sea Lords of the cutlass And masters of the lea ‘Never strike their colours, Fire on the rise, Cut through all our sheeting To seize upon the prize And to the windward stay of them Play the battle drum Hoist the Jolly Roger And pass the flask of rum So [...]
Dark Lord Mrakota raised an eyebrow at the squirming infant. “This is the brat that’s prophesied to kill me in fifteen years? He doesn’t look like much.” The boy waved a chubby fist and gurgled. A tuft of ebony hair covered his head, and large blue eyes stared up at the Dark Lord with infant [...]