Sit down, you scattered sea-folk: listen as the Spirits sing of the world that was. Of green hills and sandy shores, now swallowed by the rolling waves; of the great cities of old, starting with the wondrous Atlantis, drowned long ago.
Nearly all of the land has sunk beneath the sea, and those who survive have been confined to ships, living as adventurous pirates; transformed into... (read more)
Tonight is the cast party for a small community theater in a large college town. Their latest show "The Night Watchman's Daughter" has just finished relatively successfully. It was well- reviewed, covered its costs through ticket sales, and even made enough money to pay for some food and booze for a nice cast party. The last showing has gone up and it's time to relax, hang out with... (read more)
It was a day like any other. The sun was shining through the trees. Birds were singing. You were going about your normal day.
And then, without warning, there was a piercing wail. Was it the fire alarm? A siren? No, it was coming from your room. Your normal, ordinary, room. Specifically, from a shard of mirror that you’d picked up years ago, kept as a curiosity. That had never before done... (read more)
Cracked out screamers
No longer working working-poor
Washed-up dried out high class whore
Toasting fortune, that bloody liar
Camped around the jungle fire
Misty got some coffee. Rich got some stew bones. There’s an onion, a carrot, a handful of barley, and, of course, a splash of wine. Tonight, we feast! Then the flasks pass around and everyone has a story to tell.
Here’s the... (read more)
You have journeyed long and far to find the fabled well said to grant wishes once every hundred years. Your carpet gave out back at the last mountain, and you're almost out of sandwiches, but you made it! Except now, the wishing well is broken. You and the talking squirrel agree: this is a most improper way for a quest to end! What's a motley assortment of wishers to do?
Wishing Well is a... (read more)