Tag Archives: Historical

The Parish Hand

Recently I was given a book, a review of handwriting, the styles and the way they’ve been taught over the past two centuries. Then, in an email from a friend, she remarked on how she missed the handwritten letter, missed … Continue reading

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Neve crossed the fallen cracked-willow that served as bridge. Cesar had walked it without a break in her step but Neve was less certain. She heard the rhyme play in her head, ‘I’m a troll, fold-a-roll.’ She thought of the … Continue reading

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Cesar

“I smell a rat,” Starri said, his Asaric light grown busy with eddies and swirls. But he chuckled. “Where is he, my old raiding mate?” Neve glanced back towards the hall and beyond to the woodland ride. “Ah, so you’ve … Continue reading

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Oddessey Hall

Rat tapped on Neve’s knee and signed for her to look at the speedometer. She peered over his shoulder – and fast looked away. Ever heard of a speed limit? Empty road. Grey dreary road, with autumn’s red berried-hedges and … Continue reading

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To Bed A Dragon

Stunned, Neve and Kazla looked at each other – then again at the collapsed trench where Rat had been working. Neve’s head refused to see; her heart, her feet, everything of her, suddenly numbed. It took Kazla’s shout of “Dig!” … Continue reading

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Psycho Killer

Raesan stared with open mouth at Neve and Kazla, crumpled as they were into balls of laughter. “What’s so jigging hilarious, yeh? All I said was that we mustn’t mess up this mission else we’ll have to begin it again.” … Continue reading

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Rat

The early sun dazzled Neve’s eyes as she stepped through the door. She squinted, blinked and turned away. When she looked again, hand up to shade her eyes, she saw the dancing lights of two crystal-fold Bellinn. They had corralled Raesan’s … Continue reading

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