Category Archives: Daniyah El-Amin

[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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[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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[Daniyah] Baranth Do

Even in the darkest nights, there was always the promise of a new day dawning. Daniyah’s face was a swathe of lurid reds and purples, accented by stark white lines – a grotesque yet elegant exaggeration of human features made … Continue reading

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[Daniyah] The Temerity of Youth

Daniyah gripped her spear with pale knuckles, her heart somewhere in her throat as she stared straight ahead, motionless – outwardly, she was calm as a still lake on a cloudless day. But beneath the surface of her apparent indifference, … Continue reading

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[Daniyah Drabble] Family *needs edits*

Lamya El-Amin shook her head, snarling at the hapless recruit – “That’s pathetic! I’ve seen grannies put more effort into kneading bread than what you’re doing to that dummy! Divines, boy, are you trying to bruise him or decapitate him?! … Continue reading

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[Daniyah] Collateral Damage

“What do you expect me to do with her, Lamya-?” Iyah crouched beside the door, arms looped loosely over her knobbly knees, chin planted firmly atop them as she strained her ears to hear the low growl of his voice … Continue reading

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