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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Flashy Friday: Lost

Drunye had no idea how long she’d been traveling through the forest. She hadn’t noticed when the weather shifted, if it had been subtle or outright because being lost had a way with messing with one’s mind, and she hadn’t been thinking clearly for hours… for about as long as she’d been lost, now that […]

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Flashy Friday: Blind

How strange it was, to finally see the world around her. She hadn’t believed Vacha when he told her they would guide her, but out there in the grasslands, away from the bustle of the village, E’ku saw through the eyes of the birds, heard the tiny voices of their souls as bonded themselves to […]

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Flashy Friday: A Good Chase

“You never should have crossed me, Egan. I recommend you start running.” She leveled the barrel in his direction and cocked her head thoughtfully, a slow grin touching her lips. Without even looking back, she said, “He’s all yours, Franklin.” She didn’t need to see his face to know Franklin was smiling. There was nothing […]

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