Monthly Archives: May 2016

Something Slightly Different

This week has seen the conclusion of both the long-running Feast Fables—the first episode posted end of December 2012—and of Alsalda, the third Asaric tale to be serialised here on crimsonprose (along with Neve and Priory Project). There is yet … Continue reading

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Trees #1

I like trees. I like taking photos of trees. As I noted in Reflections, trees don’t fly off, or get uppity cos you’re taking too long to compose the shot. Trees . . .  just are. Here are some of … Continue reading

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No Proper Proposal

The Rogue Kerdolan are defeated, Krisnavn survived. The eblann and their Alsime, Mistress Drea and her granary-keepers, the Ulvregan traders and their kin, all have accepted him as their king. Glania has been accepted back into the Regiment. The Kerdolak … Continue reading

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The Race

Lo! Krisnavn lives to become the king. But will Glania now pass her test? If she passes she yet has a chance to become a markiste (her dream). But if she fails? Perhaps then Demekn will have his dream . … Continue reading

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Reflections

The weather forecast gave a midday temperature of 11° C, cloudy, wind NW 4 mph gusting to 6. Lo! What a miserable day considering this is now the middle of May. Yet it was the day I’d been waiting for … Continue reading

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Light

Light, my light, the world-filling light, the eye-kissing light, heart-sweetening light! Ah, the light dances, my darling, at the centre of my life; the light strikes, my darling, the chords of my love; the sky opens, the wind runs wild, … Continue reading

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What News?

While frantically trying to save his friend and commander, Krisnavn (he having a cracked skull and a viper-licked arrow jammed in his leg) Megovis is told by an unseen woman to leave the Commander Horsemaster alone. But who dares this? … Continue reading

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Odds Unexpected

And now to discover why Krisnavn was asking for snakes . . . The final battle: the combined Saramequai-Alisime Regiment v. the Rogue Kerdolan backed by their allies, Clan Dragsin . . . Read on Megovis had to admit, for … Continue reading

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New Holds For Old

Seven days yet till the planned attack along the Waters, the snake-collecting duty duly assigned, now Krisnavn must attend to other matters—for which Demekn (on Krisnavn’s behalf) has invited the Ulvregan traders to attend an assembly at Murdan’s Stones, the Old Isle … Continue reading

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Snakes and Traders

Krisnavn has encouraged Detah to scheme-up a plan for the Regiment’s engagement with the Rogue Kerdolan. Detah, of course, has been raised on tales of Eblan Murdan whose own devious battle plans were somewhat ‘creative’. Will Detah take inspiration from … Continue reading

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