Mim floated down the central corridor on his Wind Blades a tightly controlled disk of spinning wind under each foot, rotating opposite directions, pulling him forward like the gears of a clock. He was headed for a meeting in his audience chamber but was ambushed in the west hall. He dismounted somewhat puzzled at his… Continue reading Power changes hands.
Going back to Antiquity and beyond, leaders, when faced with unwinnable odds, noting the shift in moral of their troops, responded with the most dramatic act possible; the removal of all options save victory and death. When Hernan Cortez arrived in the new world, he burned his ships behind him. There was no retreat, no… Continue reading Raze your fleet!
“Your power is impressive. A lesser soul would have been obliterated. I am Dragon. So…are you with me, human?” Raymond noted movement behind him, someone was stirring. “Your plan!” Raymond barked in a harsh whisper. “The king will see this blaze. He cannot ignore. His citizens will have his head if does nothing. The Silver… Continue reading Fiddle and dance
The air was crisp with the first whispers of winter. The sun was setting, my heart was racing and my skin was alive with an eagerness I couldn’t hide. As you get older lust doesn’t hit as often or as hard as it used to but there I was, 16 and nervous and afraid to breathe. … Continue reading Wednesday