The Star Chronicles Section III

| Fallen Stars | A taffy-colored skirt swished as slender fingers rushed to whisk the steaming pot off the stove and onto the rugged table. Tarnished spoons clattered next to carved wooden bowls as she ladled out the thick stew. The door blew open and gently measured steps walked in, accompanied by a brisk gust […]

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Heroes – Words That Shatter

  “Ow!” The exclamations were simultaneous as Nessie and Amaris were slammed into each other in the front bench of the van that Portus drove so recklessly. Amaris gripped her seatbelt in an effort to slide back into her respective seat before Portus veered around another curve in the road. A squeal emitted from the […]

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Heroes – The Burning Pen

“I fall asleep in hospital parking lots [1]” Amaris made a wacky face at herself in the mirror as she scooped her hair into a ponytail. “You should probably be more careful about where you fall asleep.” Her digital clock advised. Amaris’ giant teddy bear stirred on the rumpled bed. “I second the motion.” He grumbled. “Oh, […]

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Tears Of A Naiad

Bubbles raced. Pebbles stirred. The water rushed in the brook, leaving a tumult of gurgling laughter behind it. The young naiad scrambled out of the water and the laughter stilled as she leaped over her bed of water and bounded nimbly to a nearby stream. “Come on, Rillis!” The naiad laughed as she plunged her […]

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The Star Chronicles Section II

| Deadly Nightfall | Silver hair swirled around her form as the star child tumbled through space and time. An arm reached out and held her close as Earth’s surface loomed ahead. Two glowing figures fell out of the sky and plummeted to the ground. Dartana folded his body around Brint and the impact slammed […]

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The Star Chronicles Section I

| The Portal Of Night | “Brint!” The star child tumbled down a rock and called out again. “You’re going too fast!” “Maybe you’re just slow!” a voice teased. The sound leapt in the air, following its owner. Brint stood on a high rock and spread out her arms. “I could live here forever and […]

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