Faerie Cakes

Do I really need to tell you? If it looks too good to be true, it probably is. Why in the world would there be a beautifully decorated cupcake in the woods? It’s a faerie cake, as you well know. Some of the more... unsavoury fae folk try to lure people into their traps by … Continue reading Faerie Cakes

Speechcraft

Just like people, some dragons can be very shy. Jet here is rather bashful around new people, keeping his eyes to himself far above the heads of his company. His mage does all the talking, although very few people can understand the growling language of dragons anyway. All mages can understand their familiar’s voice, to … Continue reading Speechcraft

Rog

When magic rises into a physical form, it doesn’t always take the more commonly seen human-like form. For whatever reason it may choose a cute and friendly form, like this rock dog example. Naturally, the villagers nearby have called him Rog. These stony beings rarely take the shape of wild animals, instead favouring the more … Continue reading Rog

Not For Everyone

The isles around the southern coast form a maze of rocky islands and grassy obstacles. From above, the ocean loops in whirling patterns and churning rivers, tossed by strong winds and torn by spikes of enduring stone. It’s hard to imagine that things live in there. My wings send me soaring high above it, detached … Continue reading Not For Everyone

Next Steps

Familiars graduate too, you know! Look, I got to wear the robe and everything! I know, it’s not for everyone, and not everyone wants or needs the more formal, strict education the schools and colleges offer. But we - my mage and I - wanted to practice magical medicines and remedies with confidence, so it … Continue reading Next Steps