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Fantasy

Campaigning on Valkae – Part 1, Geography

Campaigning on Valkae (Elaine's Version) INTRODUCTION "Menalippe of Asteria here presents her research so that all that has happened to the Valkae might not fade from memory. May the great and wonderful deeds of the Amazons and the barbarian nations of men be sung, as well as the causes that led them to make war… Continue reading Campaigning on Valkae – Part 1, Geography

Fantasy

Hippothoe – Part 3

Brisia was stunned. She sat staring into the arena with disbelief. "Hey, Brisia, she called your name." said Ingrid. "Why Brisia?" someone whispered. Brisia stood up and picked up her shield. "It doesn't matter." she replied. "I am a gladiatrix. I fight whenever I am called. It doesn't matter who the opponent is." The words… Continue reading Hippothoe – Part 3

Fantasy

Hippothoe – Part 2

The sun was setting when the women returned to the arena. Brisia had kitchen duty so she went to the kitchen to help prepare the evening meal. The cooks were also slaves. This made Brisia think about what Calliope had said. She realized that out of the seventy people who worked or lived at the… Continue reading Hippothoe – Part 2

Fantasy

Hippothoe – Part 1

"She can't be serious?" asked Brisia as she stepped out of the river. Polydora handed her a towel and replied "She is serious, you can ask her yourself. She wants to fight five matches in a row come next game day." "What did Margo say?" asked Harmothoe brushing her hair. Polydora shrugged her shoulders. "She… Continue reading Hippothoe – Part 1

Fantasy

Civil War Reaches Nica

A gust of cold wind rippled through the formations of women arrayed before the gate. "She must not pass! No matter what happens on the field, she must not pass." shouted Celeste, Queen on Nica, High Queen of the Valkae. She still used the title of "High Queen" even though her hegemony of the Valkae… Continue reading Civil War Reaches Nica