Return

“Almost there, my little Lady.” There’s a worry clasping at my boy’s words, leaving them to creak through its grasping fingers. I mewl back softly, trying to sound calm, but it feels as though a bird flutters in my belly, fighting to escape. It’s been three years since Lad returned home. His previous visit did … Continue reading Return

Woodwyrms

Sometimes, in the cool red days of autumn, you may catch a glimpse of the darting Woodwyrm. In summer their scales shine in greens and golds, making them almost invisible to any watching eyes. Their fall colours can often work equally as well, especially on days of bright sunshine. But you are far more likely … Continue reading Woodwyrms

Ferocious

I know these aren’t mine. Not mine by birth. But they ARE mine, now. Where their true mother is, we’ll never know, but after two days untended in a messy nest, I could not leave them any longer. Swifttail likes sleeping, she’s a good girl. And Shadow likes to sit in the sun and stare … Continue reading Ferocious

Mellow Vibes

Too much studying. Too much reading. Too much practicing. For Marty, learning magic was all he ever wanted. And good grief, he puts so much effort in, he surely has to pass with flying colours! But always he seems to struggle, no matter how hard he tries. The words mix up, the numbers dance and … Continue reading Mellow Vibes

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