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A Tale Of Crowns (CHAPTER 3)

The hem of Berba’s dress dropped to the floor, along with all that was to follow. Naked, except for the gold pendant that shimmered around her neck, she padded to the window, shutting the shutters. She stood for a moment … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Crowns (CHAPTER 2)

SEETHOS KINGDOM EAST KENDRAL Lord Lark Ziax paced around his four-cornered, cornice-clad chamber. Bulbs of perspiration travelled down his torso, pervading through his cloak and having the thick silk of his inner shawl clung to his back. He was not … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Crowns (CHAPTER 1)

WEST KENDRAL COAL COAST 434 B.C. Dust covered the hilly parts of the marsh, turning the reeds and rushes tawny. The air was still clammy from the torrent the previous night and the marsh had lost its early beauty. A … Continue reading

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A Land Of Lost Content

somewhere in Africa there was a country like the beholder of the dreamer’s dream betrayed and rejected and like the prey of the wasp invited for the wild allure of gentle destruction guided by the careful love of their past … Continue reading

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Amina’s Tale

I felt tears pricking at the back of my eyelids. It was as though time had come to a halt and I’d frozen to one huge icy pole, my voice seemed to had gotten struck somewhere back in my throat … Continue reading

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Starless (Metaphors of War)

The doors of Armageddon opened unto us two weeks ago and the stinging of fired bullets welcomed us into Potiskum as our driver, in a swerve of spontaneity, veered the car off the road and charted a new course through … Continue reading

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