Monthly Archives: May 2016

Something Slightly Different

This week has seen the conclusion of both the long-running Feast Fables—the first episode posted end of December 2012—and of Alsalda, the third Asaric tale to be serialised here on crimsonprose (along with Neve and Priory Project). There is yet … Continue reading

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Trees #1

I like trees. I like taking photos of trees. As I noted in Reflections, trees don’t fly off, or get uppity cos you’re taking too long to compose the shot. Trees . . .  just are. Here are some of … Continue reading

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No Proper Proposal

The Rogue Kerdolan are defeated, Krisnavn survived. The eblann and their Alsime, Mistress Drea and her granary-keepers, the Ulvregan traders and their kin, all have accepted him as their king. Glania has been accepted back into the Regiment. The Kerdolak … Continue reading

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The Race

Lo! Krisnavn lives to become the king. But will Glania now pass her test? If she passes she yet has a chance to become a markiste (her dream). But if she fails? Perhaps then Demekn will have his dream . … Continue reading

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The weather forecast gave a midday temperature of 11° C, cloudy, wind NW 4 mph gusting to 6. Lo! What a miserable day considering this is now the middle of May. Yet it was the day I’d been waiting for … Continue reading

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Light, my light, the world-filling light, the eye-kissing light, heart-sweetening light! Ah, the light dances, my darling, at the centre of my life; the light strikes, my darling, the chords of my love; the sky opens, the wind runs wild, … Continue reading

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What News?

While frantically trying to save his friend and commander, Krisnavn (he having a cracked skull and a viper-licked arrow jammed in his leg) Megovis is told by an unseen woman to leave the Commander Horsemaster alone. But who dares this? … Continue reading

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