Queen Atera

It was meant to be a cruel jest. Having slain her husband in personal combat, Count Aleris had sent the man’s sword back to her. With her husband’s body impaled on the castle walls, and all of his belongings seized in the rebellion, the sword was the only thing she owned. It was the only tangible Read More …

Necromancer

“You seem surprised to see me, lover. What’s the matter? Didn’t expect me to survive our little trip to the Dread Swamp? I must admit…it hurt my heart when you stabbed it with your poisoned blade. It hurt like hell. Oh, don’t look so frightened, dearest. I forgive you. After all, what’s a little pain Read More …

Revenge

I was thirteen when my father sold me into slavery to cover his gambling debts. At seventeen, I was traded to the sorcerer Kharan-Kell who thought to use me as a sacrifice to his demon lover. The sorcerer’s blood was more powerful than my own, and so I struck my own bargain with the creature. Read More …

Kiara and the Chain Cutters

“She’s just one woman. What could she possibly do to us?” “I don’t know, man. This ain’t right. It ain’t natural, a woman all on her own out here. These are the freakin’ Desratii Wastes, man. Don’t nobody come out here without an army.” ‘We’re out here without an army.” ‘We *are* an army, Berthro. Read More …