But be real and just jump, you dense motherfucker
(You’re worth more, Achilles)
You will not be more than a rat in the gutter
(So much more than a rat)Continue reading✤ It’s late, and I am Achilles . . .
∴ Kulaan looked from the skulled, cheerful creature to the skull-covered-with-skin and just as cheerful her. A brow was perked, a mark of the surprise brought on by her question. “Really? Do you know what it even does?” He inquired, pointing to the creature with a glance.
“Well, he obviously does what he does. Come on! Just for an hour . . . we’re not even going to release him into the central market. Promise, it’ll be the back alleys.” She pleaded, raising puppy eyes to him.Continue reading✤ Conversations in the Sunlit Gardens . . .
∴ He lowered his voice into silence, and watched the Mandrake Troupe hold their breaths. When he spoke, he voice was thickened, heavier – because that is how a Dragon speaks, he added. “My Wife.” The Dragon began. “The reasons I do not such things is because . . .” He stopped. A light flickered behind his eyes, as he watched his little buddies inching closer, and raising their little hands towards him, eager and with baited breaths. They needed to know! He continued. “The reason I do no such things is because I am . . . a man-drake.”
The Mandrakes remained stunned for a second – and at a moment’s notice, they turned around and wailed in anguish at the hearing of such an ending. “You are not that clever.” Spoke the bird next to him. “Yes, I am.” He smirked back. Continue reading✤ When a joke the makes dad . . .
∴ My friend, the fates are cruel
There are no dreams, no honor remains
The arrow has left the bow of the goddess
My soul, corrupted by vengeance
Hath endured torment, to find the end of the journeyContinue reading✤ LOVELESS, Act IV . . .
∴ The two of them could lead their lives drawing lines and embracing circles. Instead, they chose to live their lives crossing both, by wit and sword and charm and blood. Continue reading✤ Them; the two . . .
∴ I had been struggling to crawl for days and weeks on end. And just as I painstakingly pushed to reach the end and salvation, that is when I began to feel my cross beneath me slip . . .Continue reading✤ Grasping . . .
∴ “Till shade is gone, till water is gone,
into the Shadow with teeth bared,
screaming defiance with the last breath,
to spit in Sightblinder’s eye on the last Day.”Continue reading✤ You surrender after you’re dead . . .
∴ My words are like a phantom ringing in your ears
You can touch my body; I’m not really here
You look behind the curtain;
Applause has disappeared
When it’s just you and I, can’t play pretend to ease your fearContinue reading✤ Now, you’ll dream of me . . .