Flash Friday: No Cheating

7th May, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: No Cheating

The moon glistened through the damp pine trees, shedding glittering light on the path. Keri trudged on, one hand on her hilt, the other on her pack. She glanced about, casting looks behind her as often as ahead. Every rustle of brush or flap of wing drew her eye, but she did not stop moving. […] Read More

Flash Fiction: Little Thief

23rd April, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Fiction: Little Thief

He slipped through the alley, the sack clutched tight to his chest. The city was sleeping, and his theft would go unnoticed until morning. If, that was, he could get back to the guildhall without getting nabbed by the city guard. He pressed against the wall as he approached the street. The lamps shed little […] Read More

Flash Friday: Final Exam

5th February, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Final Exam

Thom stood against the wall of the Singing Bear. His charges, three boys and two girls, all about seven years old, wandered through the crowd. He could see their paths, ripples of disturbed adults. They had been training for three months and this was their final exam. Read More

Flash Friday: The Bard

11th December, 2009 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: The Bard

“Throw him out on his head!” The king cried. Julian figured that was a better pronouncement than being thrown out without his head, but he still turned and ran for the doors before anyone could change the verdict. His multicolored balls still littered the floor, tripping up a few of the rushing guards. Read More