Stories tagged “spice”

  • Ginger: The Spice of Life

    “I shouldn’t waste any more time here,” I said, trying to be resolute. I’d never left Harken before. I wasn’t even aware there was anything beyond Mapless, and found that the idea both intrigued and terrified me. “Be...

    • Author: uselessness
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • A Dash of This...

    Her fingers were bony and thin, stained a permanent yellow gold from digging the tips in the turmeric paste. Her hair smelled of mint and cinnamon from the wash she made to cover her premature gray, her feet of rosemary from the soak she gave them at e...

  • Ginger: The Old World

    The tunnel ran alongside the castle wall for several hundred yards. I had never seen a wall so long, and of course only a small portion of its height was exposed here in the underground passage. I could only wonder how enormous the castle was and how h...

    • Author: uselessness
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Ginger: The Last Shall Be First

    It took only a few hours, four or five at most, to travel from one end of Harken to the other. It was faster on the ground, but we knew it would be foolish to spend much time in the open down there. One never knew where a band of pirates might set up c...