The White Badge of Deceit; Chapter 2

A plain black carriage with no escort rolled through the farmlands of Dreicounty on the road north from the Slothjemian Coreland. It was a carefully cared for vehicle, and its exquisite condition revealed it as not a run-of-the-mill mode of transportation, but as the vessel for an important person who wished to travel incognito. The … Continue reading The White Badge of Deceit; Chapter 2

Lord Ambassador; Keeper of the Peace

The job implies plenty of travel abroad, but the reality is that the Lord Ambassador is most frequently in the capital conducting business. Subordinates in the Office of Diplomacy are rarely home, however. Ambassadors and High Ambassadors are assigned to live, work, and if necessary, die in the capitals of neighboring powers, where they act … Continue reading Lord Ambassador; Keeper of the Peace

An Orc for All Seasons; Chapter 16

There are two types of “investigators” in Slothjemia; Internal Investigators that serve as the eyes and ears of the Throne for all domestic matters, and External Investigators who roam far and wide in foreign lands keeping track of potential threats, and if necessary, eliminating them. The former type answers to the Lord High Inquisitor, the … Continue reading An Orc for All Seasons; Chapter 16