Author Archives: Lara

About Lara

Full time student, part time wageslave, always geek.

[Daniyah] The Squire

There had been no warnings, no prophecies, no preternatural superstitions that could have prepared her for this. One moment, she walked side-by-side with the man who was her squire, enjoying the citrus breeze that twisted past her cheek in the … Continue reading

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[Yngrid] Eye for an Eye

Time slowed as Yngrid stared death in the eye; she’d expected to feel something. To feel fear, maybe – to feel regret. But even now, at the end of all things, she was ice and stone and cold fury, numb … Continue reading

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[Jin-Rei] Only a Story

“Deep down in the marshes, far past where Men dare to set their soft, supple feet, and beyond the clutches of Merrish fingers, it is said there is an old hollow tree, with branches that twist and grasp after the … Continue reading

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[Daniyah and Rickard Colville] Dancing Lessons

[Rickard is property of Edd, whose profile is hopelessly out of date; character used with his permission. ] She could barely breathe; her ribs felt tight, as if they might at any moment snap. Her eyes watered and her lungs burned as … Continue reading

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[Isheriil] Of Mer and Men

[Character of Isheriil belongs to Pigeons; story created and posted with permission.] Isheriil sat on a stone bench, in the shade of an old plum tree. His long, thin nose was buried in a book so closely that that the … Continue reading

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[Daniyah] Ovank’a – To Search for Mercy

Her father’s greenhouse was cool and bright, half sunken into the ground with stained glass windows reflecting brilliant color against the sand-colored stone. Medicinal plants grew in deep clay pots, the smell of leaves and blossoms mingling with cool wet … Continue reading

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[Yngrid and Solmund] Silver Lining

[Collaboration with Galien, featuring Solmund Bruknytta and Yngrid Bruknytta approximately twenty years in the past.] She dreamt she was falling. Her body parted a sea of clouds before plummeting towards the surface of a storm-tossed sea, but she didn’t find … Continue reading

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