Demons of the Past: REVELATION, Chapter 7

And now we see Varan from another perspective... -----     Chapter 7. The Eönwyl: The Commander's face was pale, even with his naturally dark coloring. He wasn't injured that badly physically, but there was a reason she was the one doing Vigil and not his shipmates, especially his closest friend among the rest of the crew of Border Outpost Seven. They had seen what had happened to Diorre Jearsen, and – in some ways worse – what had happened when Zakhla, Varan's closest friend aside from Jearsen, entered. They were too close to [ Continue reading... ]

Demons of the Past:REVELATION, Chapter 3

Varan and Jearsen had come to a belated personal realization... ------     Chapter 3. Varan: "And that makes it three for three," I said with some satisfaction. Diorre burst out laughing. "Okay, Sash, I'm well and truly beaten. Couldn't you have let me win just one?" "I might have, if it hadn't been for the 'wussy Navy boy' bit. The pride of the service required I put a Guard in her place." "Very impressive," a clear contralto voice said from behind us. I was startled to see the Eönwyl there. "Thanks very much. How [ Continue reading... ]

Demons of the Past: Chapter 3

I'll post a couple more of these. Now when we left off, Our Hero had decided to think on a particular personal conundrum a bit...       -----     Chapter 3. Varan: "And that makes it three for three," I said with some satisfaction. Diorre burst out laughing. "Okay, Sash, I'm well and truly beaten. Couldn't you have let me win just one?" "I might have, if it hadn't been for the 'wussy Navy boy' bit. The pride of the service required I put a Guard in her place." "Very impressive," a clear [ Continue reading... ]