Fun and Games

Deep in the tall grasses and thick leaves of wildflowers live the tiny faerie folk. Some are large enough to be mistaken for a child’s doll, while others are so small as to be almost invisible to the average eye. Fashioning clothes from what they find, most resemble leaves or flowers. Some choose feathers or … Continue reading Fun and Games

Bumbleshrooms

A real light twinkles in old Gus’ eyes when he watches his grandson. Magic in dwarves tends to run in families, but it looked to have skipped the previous generation. The day little Markus found his magic was a new beginning for Gus in his retirement, and an apprenticeship of sorts was begun. Markus and … Continue reading Bumbleshrooms

Purpose

Fortune shone upon me the day I met with Phil. You wouldn’t know it, to look at him, but he’s the youngest prince of the islands west of here. He wears no fancy armour and carries no finery at his own insistence - if others make fine lives without these things then he would do … Continue reading Purpose

Grabby Hands

Apparently, I cannot be trusted. So I get a little giddy when I see something shiny, is it really such a big deal? Gems, jewels, gold, silver... shiny things make me happy. Okay, so perhaps I was a little overeager when I tried to get that gold necklace from the lady, but she made far … Continue reading Grabby Hands

Golden

How they laughed. How they taunted. A goldfish familiar? How preposterous. How silly. How... useless. What can a little fish possibly teach a mage? But my boy Dean saw only possibilities, and look at us now. Effortless masters of watercraft, able to control the seas with a word, ice with a thought, storms with a … Continue reading Golden

Familiarity

From the moment I hatched, I knew something else called me far away from the mountain nest. When I met my dwarf, I’ll admit my heart sunk a little. I knew our bond would send me deep underground into the dwarves realms, not forever, but long enough for time to weigh heavily on me in … Continue reading Familiarity