The End is the Beginning is the End

I stood before a stone archway.  It was impossibly ancient, with designs and pictograms showing things I could not even hope to decipher.  Tendrils of darkness and shadow cloaked...

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GeofFBF

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1 year ago

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4 mins

Verbruary Prompts 8: Loop

Lightning flashed overhead and thunder boomed nearby, shaking the stained glass windows at the top of Castle Ravenloft. Creed lay on the floor, battered and bloodied, but still in...

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JohnFBF

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2 years ago

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4 mins

Verbruary Prompts 7: Fast

Creed ran. Normally the wind in his hair soothed him. The burst of movement has he tapped into his inner reserves of energy brought him focus. His muscles tightened...

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JohnFBF

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2 years ago

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2 mins

Verbruary Prompts 6: Ice

Creed’s heart caught in his throat. He was young and impulsive, and often put plans into action that his heart had made long before his brain had engaged. This...

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JohnFBF

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2 years ago

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2 mins

Verburary Prompts 5: Tool

Creed turned the staff end over end, faster and faster, passing it back and forth from his left hand to his right and back again. He knew exactly the...

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JohnFBF

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2 years ago

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2 mins

Verbruary Prompts 4: Allowance

Poetry hopped happily from left to right foot and back again. “REALLY?” She squealed with delight. Creed sighed to himself… starting to regret what he had offered.  “Yes Poe,...

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JohnFBF

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2 years ago

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4 mins

Verburary Prompts 3: Portrait

Creed shuffled uncomfortably, his shirt itched and restrained his chest and his trousers were too tight. The shoes were new and the leather hadn’t yet broken into his foot...

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JohnFBF

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2 years ago

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4 mins

Verbuary Prompts 2: Request

Sybil had been trekking almost entirely alone through the countryside of Barovia for almost half a tenday. Their group had been split up by the assault of the witches...

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JohnFBF

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2 years ago

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4 mins

Verbruary Prompts 1: Extension

Sybil sighed as she reached to the back of the cupboard for her sewing kit. “How long did he say it would last?” She asked again. Creed was pacing...

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JohnFBF

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2 years ago

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2 mins

T’was the night before Midwinter

A mysterious visitor in the middle of the night interrupts a midnight snack...

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JohnFBF

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2 years ago

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3 mins

Awakening

His eyes snapped open.  The first thing he saw was the bright glare of the sun overhead, dazzling him.  He blinked a few times to force his eyes to...

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GeofFBF

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2 years ago

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8 mins

Finding Home – Part 3

One month later… “Aye fuck, Perrry… me feet are killin’ me. When’s the next rrresting stop?” We had been walking for hours. We spent about a month walking. Obviously...

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Maritime Maddie

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2 years ago

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14 mins

Finding Home – Part 2

One year later… As usual, a crowd surrounded me as I played my lute. There was the occasional cheer, but most people waited until I finished the song before...

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Maritime Maddie

Posted:

2 years ago

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16 mins

Finding Home – Part 1

Just keep walking. 

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Maritime Maddie

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2 years ago

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13 mins