Drndyllyn the Wyld wasn't feeling so much wild as she was easily irritated. As the Duchess of Oublier the almost legendary half-orc warrior had spent her life fighting evil monsters and building a reputation as a tough, "take no crap" kind of woman. All around her had always been petty men trying to upstage her … Continue reading The Planning
Not that the Slothjemian capital of Jordrakenschloss was ever anything other than a hotbed of chaos, but the last few weeks had been especially eventful. A large part of the problem was that the Queen's youngest son, Prince Bortimer, had been unusually active in the royal castle. What he was working at could only be … Continue reading Guess Who is Coming to Oktoberfest?
Dinner had been a fairly routine affair by Bortimer's standards, although anyone else would have marveled at how much food two people could devour. The youngest child of the Queen of Slothjemia, Bortimer would at first glance have a lot going for him. In reality he did not. He had only one close friend, his … Continue reading “My Dearest Duchess”
Gilla had barely gotten back into the city of Resurrection when she could tell something horrible had been happening. After stashing her stuff in the back room of her herbalism shop, which had been left exactly as she had left it when she had headed out on her last misadventure nearly ten months prior. Dust … Continue reading I Leave You Alone for Ten Months and This is What Happens?
The man approaching the cottage in the high meadow that sat in the side of the Lotharingian mountains looked to be a hunter. His heavy hooded cloak shielded him from the icy cold wind although there was no sign that the man was in any way bothered by the late autumn chill. A smattering of … Continue reading A Tempting Offer
No sooner had Bizir and Xozos, two red dragons who made their home in Lotharingia's formidable alpine mountains, been killed than the other red dragons who laid overlapping claims to these parts began to close in and claim their share of their treasure hoards. Cirlolth had escaped the fighting that had led to the death … Continue reading Its like Luther Vandross for Dragons
Work in the new settlement of Jobberstadt had been going on for several weeks now and tremendous progress was being made. Directly north of the shared town of Jivet-au-Marruse across the “Bridge of Bones” over the Marruse river, Jobberstadt was intended by the Archduke of Renatus to be a central export and import hub. Construction … Continue reading Jobberstadt
The crisp autumn evening air held no hint of the horror that awaited. Only the sharpest ears could have heard the crackle of magical energy as the imperceptible border between planar levels was torn open in a jagged oval shape. On the other side of this rift the landscape looked much the same, albeit in … Continue reading From the Void flows Scarlet
The Marquis of Chute de L’Ombre had never been called a bastion of sanity and clearly thought-out reasonable behavior. The gnomes that lived in Castle Cambion quite enjoyed the chaos that the Marquis created and thrived in, but there would be little doubt that anyone else would have particularly wanted to have immersed themselves in … Continue reading If Hell had a Travel Agent
From his vantage point on the forecastle of the RSV Vordgot's Wrath Admiral von Kesseldorn allowed himself an evil grin. Before him were the frigates of the Green Dragon Squadron, and behind him on the starboard side was the other battleship under his command. All around these capital ships were the corvettes that served as … Continue reading The 6th Fleet Sets Sail