Tag Archive | Dark Ages

Weekend Roundup: November 17-23 + Bonus Content

Tweet of the Day: The Archeology of a Dress ——- Life, life gets in the way. That and a persistent cough. So, another painfully short week of posting, but post I did and thus I must dutifully give you links to said post in case you missed anything: Sun: Sunday Treat- Age of the Vikings […]

Genre as Argument: Dark Fantasy

Tweet of the Day: Sword and Laser Anthology ——- This sub-genre of fantasy puts the dark back into the dark ages. It is an counter argument to the idea of an Arcadian past. The worlds portrayed in dark fantasy are dirty, messy, violent and by our standards immoral. All the familiar elements are there, but […]

Ambrosius the Warlord 6: Aqua Vitae

Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 7.7: Historical Fantasy ——- Severus the Rogue – 1 – 5 – 7 ——- Leodegrance and I stood side by side at the top of the hill. We watched a long line of refugees snake up the road to the hill fort. Farmers and their families fled the growing […]

Ambrosius the Warlord 5: Of Hearth and Home

Tweet of the Day: Now that the Connection is open again… ——– Severus the Rogue – 1 – 4 – 6 ——– While Father went out on a rare summer hunt, Guinever and I tended to our knitting in my room. Pip and Conobar, Father’s oldest hounds lounged at our feet. I tickled Pip with […]

Ambrosious the Warlord 3: A Round Table

Tweet of the Day: How to Choose Between a Big Word and a Small Word ——- Severus the Rogue – 1 – 2 – 4 ——- The doors of the hall burst open. “Father,” said Arthur. He dragged Gwenevere by the hand. Father turned, his back curved with the weight of the bear pelt draped […]

Ambrosious the Warlord 1: Brothers and Sisters

Tweet of the Day: Internal Dialogue ——–  Severus the Rogue – 2 ——– Seventeen years ago Father stood at the base of Mount Badon, mighty Caliburn in hand. Seventeen years ago the might of Dwarves, Humans and Orcs stood united against a common foe. Seventeen years ago he struck down the the Summer King. Seventeen […]

Short Story Fridays: Severus the Rogue- Live by the blade….

Tweet of the Day: In Progress: Orc Romance ——- 14 – 16 ——- “Well…em..hel..hello..erm…”, fat drops of sweat froze instantly on Caliburn’s flat side as it hovered just under Valerius chin. “Yes, I am sure you’re oh so very glad to your son-in-law. The very same you sent out to hunt barbarians. Your nephew sends […]