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Sisterhood of the Stench – Part 3

Her eyes and nose no longer burned, though her eyes were bleary. "Thank the gods my mouth was closed," Rena thought. She hated to imagine how much her mouth and throat would have burned from the spray. "Are you through soaking in the creek?" asked Clara, "We really should be going." "I still smell like… Continue reading Sisterhood of the Stench – Part 3

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Sisterhood of the Stench – Part 2

Mercy giggled and pointed behind them. Rena looked to see Shandella was lagging behind again. Alainna, who was behind with Shandella, because she was assigned to keep an eye on her, shrugged her shoulders and shook her head. "Poor Shandella, who knew it would be so hard to keep up with 'short stubby legs'" said… Continue reading Sisterhood of the Stench – Part 2

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Sisterhood of the Stench – Part 1

They stank. They were dirty, grimy - and they stank. They sat down directly across from Rena Blackanvil. One had long matted blonde hair with icy blue eyes. She propped a formidable crossbow against her chair. The other had dark blondish looking hair done in two greasy braids.  She had leaned a nondescript shield against… Continue reading Sisterhood of the Stench – Part 1

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Menalippe’s Bestiary – The Medusa

The medusa is a particularly loathed and feared creature. There are two types, the common medusa, which appears at a distance to be a normal human woman, and the greater medusa who has the lower torso of a serpent. Both have dozens of serpents for hair, poisonous fangs, and reptilian eyes. All known medusas are… Continue reading Menalippe’s Bestiary – The Medusa

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Recruiting Day – Part One

It was a cold winter morning as two young women hurried down the road. The frost crunched under their footsteps. Their breaths were clouds of steam quickly dissipating into the frigid air. A thin sliver of light appeared behind them heralding the rising sun in his chariot. Ahead of them, perhaps over the next rise,… Continue reading Recruiting Day – Part One

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Recruiting Day – Encounter Behind the Scenes

Here is a behind the scenes look at the actual game played that later becomes part of the story. A story idea percolates in the back of my head somewhere. Sometimes it percolates for a long time. The quest that Menalippe is embarking on started years ago when I first discovered a game called "Chain… Continue reading Recruiting Day – Encounter Behind the Scenes