Stories tagged “battle”

  • Very Quiet Warfare

    Rollers and nightcap carefully in place Betsy laid her head softly onto the pillow. Up over the flannel nightie came the smooth sheet and heavy blanket. The glow from the bedside lamp cast the room in a comfortingly warm yellow. She tried to smile at t...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • En Passant

    The battle had raged on for longer than either side had hoped. Dark forces had overtaken the holy and there were but a few righteous ones left. With his queen now captured, the pallid sovereign felt that all was lost and thus timorously, he barked his ...

    • Author: Sir Bic
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • An interesting confrontation

    Hunt, kill, cease. Power sensed. Not in the present. Wait. Look. End it. What is this creature, this abomination doing here? It is not supposed to be here now, or ever. Thing. Appeared from anotherwhen. Cold. Smell Ozone. Alive. I cannot end it violent...

    • Author: K25fF
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Failure to Launch

    The din of battle was almost deafening. Xar leaned low over the dragon’s back as the huge beast zoomed over the throng of screaming monsters whose arrows clattered from the dragon’s scales. In front of him, the dragonrider sat astride the l...

    • Author: bluefish
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • A Testament of Wildflowers

    Battle weary and ripe with the bloodlust of conquest the war party collapsed in the dust of the road. One figure, armor faded and chipped, strode placidly into the nearby field’s verdant embrace. Only when he was a stone’s throw away did he...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • So Many Battles

    Dust and sweat, god, all I know is dust and sweat. Upon the rise outside the arena the captain of the Asclepian Guard tugs at the cloth armor about him. Jealous eyes consider the frivolity of the arena, while his soul, a slave of duty, adjures his glan...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • sea water

    Nyo swung her blade with all the strength in her arms; her cord-like muscles felt like they would burst. Struck deep, the water-wraith gave its death wail and swung away to be consumed by the waves. She turned, sensing an entity behind her. Suddenly t...

    • Author: Fyorin
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • sea water, an end

    At the last moment before she was to be consumed, Jur lept for her. His form curled in the air, scooping her beneath the surface. He held up his palm, from which sprang pure onna-magic, and pushed the wave-creature down. It grew, seemingly stronger, un...

    • Author: Fyorin
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • The Knight's Prayer

    Every clash of the sword, every whip in the air, every step in the dust was another move forward to victory or death. Either one would be honorable, for it was accomplished in battle. Adrenaline pumped through the knight’s veins and sent tingles ...

  • Of Mice And Gingerbread Men

    Her vision swam. A rush of air swirled about her, and although her feet were firmly planted on the floor, the sensation was that of a long fall. The world refocused. Utterly disoriented, she sought for some indicator as to where she might be. In the ...

    • Author: memento
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • On Patrol: To the Sideline!

    Groaning metal that drowned out all other sounds preceded the violent tilting of the Heart’s Desire as it slowly began rolling onto her side. Firus was banking to give us the best possible targets. That was the reason I’d been ordered down ...

  • The Spectral Force VS Ramses II

    “Kneel! Kneel before Ramses the Great!” Cleric dodged one of the magical plasma bolts which the self-proclaimed pharaoh was unleashing with alarming rapidity and apparent indiscretion. It sizzled into the concrete like a sparking lime. Leap...

    • Author: memento
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • How Much for the Orc?

    Javier cocked his redblade and sent a thrust at the orc’s green throat. The afternoon bazaar ground to a halt; the crowd gawked. “Who’s this now?” quipped the orc as he bent himself backwards, far enough that his head nearly tou...

    • Author: neil kant
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Last Name

    The soldier brandished his sword in gauntlet-spiked hands. “I am Radrock of Kellyster! Mine is the name that will echo in your dying ears!” From atop the stairwell, Radrock leaped down into the awaiting violence of his enemies. He landed in...

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • One Last Smile

    “I can handle it. Take her and go.” Benny said as the red-eyed elephant demon lumbered closer. When it saw them, it trumpeted in victory. James was torn. It was his duty to protect Daphne but he didn’t want to leave the clown here to ...

  • Choosing a battleground

    Avebury is an idyllic village in the English countryside. From every angle it is a colourful and warm place. A sedate life brings easy smiles to its residents, and the atmosphere is at the same time calming and invigorating. But the village’s inn...

    • Author: ahobday
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
  • The Gods Are Restless

    There was once many worlds. One world decided it wanted to be One. First, they built Elemental Machines, then they buried the universe’s Four Natural Gods on Earth. Earth is like Australia, an island for prisoners. Here, the Naturals are buried a...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • One Voice After All

    “I gotchu, battle!” That was Richards’ voice. Was it? Perhaps it was only a dream, a stinging hot dream. “I.” That was hardly a sentence. “Got.” Barker tried to speak, tried to make light of something, of whate...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5