Chapter III

Skull Valley, La Noscea, 1568Vyne glanced up and down several times, looking between the strange terrain around her--vibrant formations of crystal and rock with senseless, clashing textures and colors assaulting her eyesight and making her cringe--back down to the map clutched in her gloved hands. She had studied and read plenty of maps, but actually … Continue reading Chapter III

Chapter II

The Valentyne Manor, East Shroud, 1568The ticking of the clock was the only sound in the parlor, save for the occasional shift of papers each time the teenage Vyne turned the page of the book she held above her face, reading sprawled out over the sofa. Her mother sat in the arm chair nearby, busy … Continue reading Chapter II

Chapter I

The Valentyne Manor, East Shroud, 1561The door slowly shoved open, a pair of wide, purple eyes the color of amethyst peeking in through the crack a few ilms wide, a button nose set beneath them, and under it a pair of soft lips. Through the small opening she could only see a forearm and a … Continue reading Chapter I

Draft #1

Ludovico Einaudi – Petrichor https://amazingtunes.com/deccarecords/ludovicoeinaudi/tunes/362283 They had been on the move for so long that Rara’en Ra’en had almost forgotten what it was like to be in a place for more than a turn of the sun. Two, if they were lucky. Their numbers had swelled and waned as erratically as their food stores. It was no surprise to … Continue reading Draft #1