Flowers of the Grave, Part 2

After taking a few moments to catch their breath and clean the steel of their weapons of fetid blood, the four continued on their uncertain mission. Their trek fell back into silence after the dreadful rush of the ghouls’ attack, but Asha’s mind was aglow with thoughts while the others kept to their search. Knowing…

Flowers of the Grave, Part 1

So here's a short story where I started to work with my codified fantasy setting, Arakhavia. Some of the bits and pieces are there: fey foxes, leonine, mentions of the goddess Aralisi and her association with fire. It also mentions and features two spots of interest in the world. The Elephant Graveyard is the setting,…

Wolf of Dead Streets, Ch 4

Last chapter for Wolf of Dead Streets for now. I still know how the rest of the adventure goes, but need to write it out. For now, enjoy. ~~~~~~~ CHAPTER FOUR: Hide and Seek I kept low and I moved quickly yet calmly. Standard procedure for this kind of thing. Have to agree with Eric…

Wolf of Dead Streets, Ch 3

CHAPTER THREE: Lock and Key Some people are lucky to have a good ride, able to get from point A to point B across the Great Forest and its ruined roads. Others not so, only able to walk while at risk from raiders and monsters. My vehicle was somewhere in between: a mountain bike that…

Wolf of Dead Streets, Ch 2

CHAPTER TWO: Friends Like These Let's fast forward to sunrise, around 8-ish. With Prowler crashing on my bed, I'd changed into my favorite outfit for fighting. Pine green crop top, feather earring, a long belt with a pouch, my homemade green bandanna around my neck, and the last of the bandanna's material around my ankle.…

Wolf of Dead Streets, Ch 1

One of the first things I did to flesh out Dana and her apocalyptic world was play a solitaire tabletop RPG campaign. Yes, those exist. I basically played as the GM and a player, using an "oracle" to randomly determine facts about the world and scene that weren't certain. Aside from that I separated character,…