Category Archives: Mythic Fiction

A Killing Scene

He was coming at her with great long strides. And she bemused, not understanding, stood stick still, her luminous exudation twitching and tiny-gust-swirling when she should’ve been in his head. 30 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Luminous Taken … Continue reading

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Spring Update 2022

A Regular Pattern Followers on this blog will notice over the past year I’ve settled into a regular pattern.  Marie’s Photo Challenge. Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt. Sunday Picture Post. Tuesday Treats, and Crimson’s Creative Challenge. My personal life has been … Continue reading

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Book Review: Roots of Rookeri by Crispina Kemp — Sammi Loves Books

Crispina Kemp, historical fantasy author of the five book series, The Spinner’s Game, and Learning to Fly, is about to release another fantastic story, this time, Roots of Rookeri, my review for which you can find below.  It’s set for release … Continue reading

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CCC177: My Little Pony

“I spit on the Romans and spit trebly upon that hill-tribe queen, Caradoc-Bear’s own kin, who handed him over to the emperor’s men, saying she ‘feared Roman retribution elsewise’.” “Queen Cartimandua?” “Yeh, her. My little pony.” Neve didn’t understand the … Continue reading

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Of Eskin and Trade

How could they not know Eskin when they purported to be traders? Eskin was the speech of the peoples to the south. True, the Alsime-speaking Himen shared a fringing of land across the sea, but the Himen didn’t trade on … Continue reading

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Can of Worms

I found this wand. I didn’t know that’s what it was but my kiddish brain thought it the right word. The markings on it I have since discovered are runes (Nyd Is Hægl. Rad. Wynn Rad Eoh Tir Os Nyd). … Continue reading

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The Overthrown Queen

Thrown from my palace Ousted by that usurping wench Kept from my chamber From my servants, familiars, my wards and grimoires Kept from my pots and vials, philtres and magical gubbins. What do I do now? And don’t answer me … Continue reading

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Time to Celebrate

I’m not one for keeping track of the years and observing dates. So it came a surprise when WordPress sent me this What should I do to celebrate? I’m not one for parties. While wondering I looked back to my … Continue reading

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CCC157: Pixelated Ladies

They said we’d never escape, that there was more than that iron barrier to hold us in, herded like Lubanthan Goblins. Yet Meghan claimed she knew a spell. We cleared the leaves for her to write it in the soil. … Continue reading

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Murky’s Empire

The Magnificent Maker made humankind and like troublesome flies, they multiplied. ‘Here are too many,’ he said and sent a flood. He saved a few which again became many. They had roofs over their heads, food in their bellies and … Continue reading

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