Stories tagged “middle ages”

  • Tug of War

    The beggar looked up at him gratefully, mumbling something incoherent. He was missing a front tooth. Gavin stepped away from him, using a hankercheif to wipe remnants of the bird poop off his face. His wife, Julia, bursted through the doors of the cour...

    • Author: eclectickid
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • L'Aquila has Landed

    “Ut unus passus parvus pro viro, saltus gigans pro humanitate,” said Christopher as he bounded off the ladder and alit, the first human being on a celestial body that was not the Earth. “Palermo Control, I stand upon Luna; I repeat, I...

  • Wolves of Paris

    He wore a heavily pleated short doublet that marked him as a member of the nobility—or the rich merchant class, at least. But though the nearby poor were scandalized by his presence in their quarter, they were much more concerned by the scarlet blood...

    • Author: Cally Beck
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5