Season of Storms by Andrzej Sapkowski

Set before the Witcher Saga and somewhere in between the short stories collected in The Last Wish and Sword of Destiny, Season of Storms finds Geralt completing a contract on a uniquely intelligent monster and then finding himself on the end of a scheme when he heads in to collect the bounty. Refusing to accept the pittance they agree […]

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Flashy Friday: From the Wall

He was supposed to be tutoring the boy, teaching him the fundamentals of rulership and government, about the provinces surrounding his kingdom, and the art of managing the crown’s finances because it was important that a ruler never allow someone else to do all the work. It was how mischief was made, how greedy fools […]

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Flashy Friday: Winter is Here

For too long, the song lingered on the wind, a chorus of certainty warning those who never listened: “Winter is coming.” And though the wise never say it, they know what the words really mean: ice in their bones, in their eyes, in their hearts, in their souls. The whole world frosting over as his […]

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Flashy Friday: Karma

Benei stilled his mind with a deep breath, lungs expanding, stomach rising, fear expelling from his body in slow waves as he exhaled. He thought of Master Chen Khong’s achievement of true emptiness, and momentarily wished his own karma had been stillness. Alas, he was meant for less humble, more worldly achievements. When all was […]

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