The day is short and halfway gone already as you start your chores. You have plenty to do as you hurriedly write the first entry to your planned dream diary and at the same time you try to ponder how you should approach the problem at hand, Bungisgan and figuring out who he is. After… Continue reading A Monstrous Introduction
Having heard all that the noisy men choose to share with the world, I retreat to wait for the sunset. There’s no way I am sneaking out before then. It seems I shall again ally myself with the night, no matter how reluctantly. It is now all the more imperative that I reach Tramellin, for… Continue reading My Second Kill
The moon, Derak! Rai must not be seeing all that well in the dim light, but for you the scene unfolds as if it was daylight, once you pass out of the woods. The depth of color is at once breath-taking and horrifying as the saplings wave in shades of green and purple over a… Continue reading The Bovine Challenge
Sleep, Derak? After a suggestion like that? Maybe the old you, but then he wouldn’t be so nice to the boy – a “fatherly embrace”, really? What in Coinbiter’s hell is wrong with you? It apparently surprises you that sleep proves an elusive prey tonight. Although Rai turns away after a moment, he remains by… Continue reading Some Life Truths
How does one ascertain the presence of death, Derak? Your acquaintance – friend, was she to one such as you – Limahl of the Leper Corporate taught it to you once; such knowledge was necessary in the shadow world of the Scarlet City underwarrens… Thrust at eyes, little man, see them blink — or throw… Continue reading An exchange of Information
I am stunned beyond belief with this discovery. In the back of my head I have felt that I will not see another civilized man after my company had left me. Seeing this poisoned, assassinated man is like a blow across my face. Who could it be, here across the known world?