Stories tagged “Lights That Guide”

  • The Burning Horizon

    The town was on fire! As quickly as his feet could take him, Herik dashed in through the gates into the raging inferno. He passed the screaming townspeople,the occupying Sudh soldiers , even his own father, and traced the quickest route to Old Pethre&#...

  • Crossroads of Fate

    The distant light of the fire Wall illuminated their faces, reflecting harshly from the metal amulets they wore on their necks. They surrounded his camp, speaking quickly in tongues he could not understand. Aborigines. “What do you want?” H...

  • Passage

    The aborigines led him back towards the Fire Wall. Herik was tense, unsure of what was happening. He played with the amulet, which glowed in his hands. He could feel its warmth spreading from his fingers throughout his body, almost like a Spirit proddi...

  • Journey

    The sun rose above the Wall, casting light and removing shades from the prairies of New North Haven. Shadows weaved back and forth under the grass, seeking more permanent lodgings. The aborigines had left (disappointed) when he refused. All but one hea...

  • A Way Outside

    There they stopped, a few tenpaces away from the blazing wall. Connecting the new ruins of the State’s southern bordertowns, it stood higher than the clouds and stretched farther than the east and west horizon, making it all but impassable for al...

  • Conversations

    The forests of North Haven have always been famous for their icy temperaments. Herik was shivering under his blanket, not confident enough of his own writing skills to try and draw an Entropy paper for himself. A few paces away the aborigine was busy a...