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Feats of Strength

North Andale

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This quiet area is known as North Andale. To one side of the gravel road is a glade of trees, mostly hardwoods, dominated by a huge White Oak. 4,144 more words

Logs

midsummer's eve

Kennels
Castle Anvard

Lanisen is kneeling on the rug in front of the empty fireplace with an enormous wolfhound, brushing out the dog’s thick fur. Tufts of black fur have begun to accumulate in piles around them, and the hound looks extremely content, his tongue lolling out the side of his mouth. 2,599 more words

culture clash

Outer Ward
Castle Anvard

Lanisen is just leaving the kennel at around lunchtime. He pauses outside the door, considering the markets, then heads toward the pretzel stall. 1,980 more words

Andale

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You stand in the heart of Andale where most of the folk who support Anvard live. Young children play here on nice days, skipping rope, or shooting marbles, and older ones can be seen reading scrolls. 1,321 more words

Logs

ethical quandry

Outer Ward
Castle Anvard

Lanisen is sitting on the step outside the kennel in the early evening, leaning against the doorframe, watching the temporary market stalls being broken down and their remaining wares carted out. 3,084 more words

pecans and puppy-persuasion

Outer Ward
Castle Anvard

Lanisen has paused at a woodcarver’s stall just inside the outer curtain wall, considering a charm in the shape of a daisy. 3,368 more words

I Opened Up the Device & I Gave Into Vice with You

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That afternoon the stars ruled that Nasrin’s bus wouldn’t come. She waited for many minutes with the other students who took her bus & whose names she ne’er learned, expecting it to be late; but after ’bout 10 minutes, other students began to call others to pick them up on their cells. 5,627 more words

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