Does it ever make sense to judge a book by its cover? It was old and dusty, and must have been hidden in the ancient trunk for centuries. For a while she contemplated the cover, cracked leather worn by the passing years, touched by the hands of long dead knights. Around her was silence and the … Continue reading #DailyPost: Binding Judgement
She stood, very still, in the shadow of the ruined tower. The massive door was now wide open, no light came out from the depth of evil inside. There, through corridors guarded by hideous titans, she knew the God King would be waiting, a corrupting and seductive smile on his lips. There too, in the … Continue reading #FiveSentenceFiction – Ruins
BEGIN WITH AN OBJECT IN MIND Objects are evocative; they hold stories. The writing challenge this week is to begin with an object. It stood, alone, in the middle of the circle of stones, at first in darkness. As Siris got closer he thought he saw a faint glow. Was this a trap? He was … Continue reading Weekly Writing Challenge: Object
Unexpectedly, you lose your job. (Or a loved one. Or something or someone important to you.) What do you do next? Photographers, artists, poets: show us LOSS. She lowered the sword on his chest, the weight of it a revelation, For the Infinity Blade had to be won ~ As he had done Thousands of … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Unexpected
This post, in the Five Sentence Fiction series, was inspired by the iOS game Infinity Blade II Her thin silhouette was dwarfed by the monumental gate guarded by two huge robed figures with horned bull heads, holding burning torches, as she stood at the entrance of the castle, her face set in steely determination. Slowly … Continue reading #FiveSentenceFiction: Midnight
Siris He’s the central character of “Infinity Blade: Awakening”, and, of course, he is you, if, like me, you are addicted to the game. If you are, then you know how brave, childishly brave at time, he can be: but of course, what he can achieve depends on progress on building up his skills, that … Continue reading #BlogMeMaybe: May 10 – May I tell you something about someone else?
I enjoy parties. Love the noise, the people - well, the ladies, particularly. And of course the music. So that party might be rather fun. The invitation, from a friend I had almost forgotten about, the way one forgets, said something about a masked gothic night. Gothic? Guests were expected to wear a disguise, as … Continue reading #BlogMeMaybe: May 4 – May I share something funny? The Gothic party