September 2, 2021
By Doug Lefler Bryn was gone for more than a week. “King Edryd wants me to perform for him?” the young man asked the emissary. They were standing to the side of the raised platform that served as a stage. The crowds were dispersing, but the clapping and shouting from the audience still reverberated in
August 27, 2021
By Doug Lefler Bryn Oakkart was listening to the music of the stream at the center of Whispering Hollow when he saw her for the first time. Her eyes were so attentive and her smile so mysterious that he forgave her for not being human. At the age of sixteen, Bryn had fallen in love.
June 27, 2021
The Mysterious Passengers “Inform your Mistress that this will not stand.” The surf was teasing the launch’s stern while three Krimsian Guards waited in the sand near the vessel’s bow. The sky and the beach were white, with sea birds attracted by the novelty of humans on their shores. “You have been paid in
June 17, 2021
1 “Overboard” “I probably deserve this,” Durn thought when the guards threw him from the forecastle of the Xebec. He felt a rush of warm evening air before the cruel ocean swallowed him. When he broke the surface of the water seconds later, Durn saw his former ship plowing relentlessly toward the horizon. The lanterns
May 26, 2020
This is an illustration I did for a blog titled: “Fit for a King: The Wanderer’s Guide to the Culinary Arts”, by Brady Thomas. You can find it HERE on the Story Attic website. For any of you who want to do serious adventuring but see no reason why you should not eat well along
January 15, 2020
Narrow escapes are a common in interplanetary travel, and part of the thrill of discovering new worlds..
January 8, 2020
He didn’t ask for the suit, but it is the only thing keeping him alive at this time.