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Aelith

Written and performed around last Halloween — or the Season of the Dead — by my bard in our Fifth Edition D&D game.  There is a forlorn beauty within the White Pines, filled with crumbling husks of majesty, and broken … Continue reading

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Hymn to Nautilae

Written and performed by my bard during our D&D Fifth Edition Session.  If you listen to the chiming laugh of a brook in the wood, and follow where the Moon-drake winds, you will find a cavern, and an ancient bridge, … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Night’s Dance

They sit in the white room together. He looks around at the walls. He’s a bit awestruck. Dark runes and symbols seem both fixed, and moving on the ivory plaster. Sometimes they are Nordic sigils, or astrological signs. Other times … Continue reading

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Rite of Spring

It had been centuries since Charlie had come to this land. No. That isn’t entirely accurate. Charlie himself had actually never been to this mountaintop before. Not tonight, not hundreds of years ago. He hadn’t even been born yet: not … Continue reading

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Ättestupa

Dedicated to Ari Aster’s Midsommar. Dani stands at the top of the mountain. She’s marked the rune stone with her passing, like so many others. Pelle, she knows, is behind her doing exactly the same thing. He has taken the … Continue reading

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12: Alternative Facts: Natural Medicine

“Physician, heal thyself.” —  Luke 4:23 It’s a caution: of the boogey. “Beware the Nats.” The old tales say. “They carry the Novax.” Back cycles ago, no other chill was strongest than a call, or word of Novax. Fore the … Continue reading

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11: Alternative Facts: Among The Populii

“The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” — William Shakespeare, Hamlet, 3.2. Bowing the knee. Showing the Old Ways. That’s what you want to we to see. I glean better. Welcome to the Free Sancts of Amarak. That’s we. Not … Continue reading

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