Category: Fantasy

Sword & Sorcery – Golem

Sword & Sorcery – Golem

Chapter 1: The Deserter They crept up on the deserter as she gathered wood from the misty forest far below the craggy peaks of the Ice Thorn Mountains. Two muscled warriors, broad chests encased in shining bronzed plate, stout legs girded by skirts of spiked boiled leather, calloused fingers gripping swords with edges sharp as ice. The sun and star insignia adorned their silvery helms, marking them as soldiers of…

Fantasy Flash Fiction – Salome

Fantasy Flash Fiction – Salome

Author’s Note: One day surfing the web, I came across a painting called “The End of the Age“, by famed J.R.R. Tolkien artist, Ted Naismith. I hadn’t seen the painting before, and the website didn’t mention the name of the artist, so I was completely unaware of the painting’s connection to one of the biggest, if not the biggest, works of fantasy fiction ever written (that of course being “Lord…

Dark Fantasy Flash Fiction – Selah

Dark Fantasy Flash Fiction – Selah

Author’s Note ~ I was struck with the initial spark of inspiration for this wicked bit of dark fantasy flash fiction in a manner that by now has become quite familiar: it hit me as I was frolicking morosely through dark fantasy and Gothic artworks on the web. The picture accompanying this post is not the original one that set the diabolical workings of my mind into fateful motion, but…

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