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The Circle

Marlenesot worked without watching the time. She measured time by the anxiety of those around her, their rising fear, the number of times rebel leaders walked by her, not daring to speak but in their throats screams to hurry up held back. 1,431 more words


[Fiction] The Witch

The gray lady glided in a gown of tempered silver, bobbing like a distant traveler’s lantern in the winter hush of a November dusk. Warriors dropped their swords and shed their ineffective amulets to lay down in the battlefield. 57 more words


Glass Blade of the Ancients

As I read through some published modules and plan my new fantasy campaign I substitute every bland magic item and vanilla +# weapon with something more colorful. 345 more words


Do you ever find a perfect partner?

I don’t know. May be I am 30, and so very particular about the characteristics I am looking for, in my partner.

But then sometimes I wonder – do you need to be so rigid about what you want? 394 more words


Mayday Memories: (Candles in the Dark).

First of May (though you wouldn’t know it from the dull, cold grey outside). Most cultures, ancient and modern, have some sort of Springtime/rebirth holiday today: Beltane, Mayday, Walpurgis Night. 1,141 more words


The Sentinel's Spread.

I am the Sentinel on the Council. It is my job to keep my eyes on the magical horizons and to be aware of forces at work or play in the distance, to report to the Council so that we may learn from and adapt to the metaphysical goings-on around us. 1,163 more words


Kissing in America by Margo Rabb

I don’t know where to start. I had thought this was just going to be one of those cranky YA books that kind of make you feel bad about living. 183 more words