Help Wanted

The captain of the three-masted sohar stepped carefully, almost methodically down the gangplank to the dock. His name was Divo Zucco, and he had named his ship "The Sea Hag" in recognition of the terror that his late mother-in-law had instilled in him. Captain Zucco took a few minutes to adjust to the solid ground … Continue reading Help Wanted

Opal-Palooza (Part 4)

Prince Bortimer and Shr Grogdahl sat quietly eating. Bortimer was considered by some people to be a handsome fellow, perhaps a bit stocky and possessed of a magnificent head of thick black hair. His moustache was almost comically thick and luxurious, but he was otherwise clean shaven all of the time. His eyes betrayed his … Continue reading Opal-Palooza (Part 4)

Opal-Palooza (Part 2)

Shr Augustin Shadefiend and his three personal guards walked purposefully yet warily to Bortimer and Grogdahl's table. Shr Augustin was not altogether comfortable with this kind of thing but when his grandfather had given him the task it wasn't phrased in the form of a suggestion. He nodded at Bortimer and cast a quick glance … Continue reading Opal-Palooza (Part 2)

A Scheme Develops

The encampment of the Red Guard along the western frontier of New Sikilia had become quite the formidable little city. Centered on a towering fortress that had once belonged to one of the more prominent minions of the Ash King, this was the center of military affairs for the Slothjemian Empire's interests in these conquered … Continue reading A Scheme Develops

Maiden to Fit

The little bell on the door of the jewelry maker's shop tinkled merrily as Bortimer walked in with a big smile upon his face. The keeper of the shop, Branislav Zoric, briefly looked up from his workbench to see who had entered, and then gave a knowing look to both of his young apprentices. They … Continue reading Maiden to Fit