Ep. 3: The First Meeting

“What happened to this place?” “A swamp plague, I think.” The dragon scratched his neck with a wing-tip talon. “A plague?!” Ailsa jerked away from a puddle filled with tiny swimming insects. “Yes, you know how it is. A few people drop dead, the rest flee.” The dragon folded...

Ep. 2: The Swamp

Ailsa ascended old wooden stairs slick with moss and half-rotted by humidity and rain. Every creak made Ailsa’s heart jump. She braced herself to avoid tumbling back down the steep hill if a step broke. Aside from the decaying stairs, there was nothing to break her fall save the...

Ep. 1: The Opportunity

Sunlight filtered into the cramped cell through rusted iron bars set in mossy stone. Ailsa scraped at a patch of crusty yellow lichen with her boot. Three days imprisonment had reduced her to pondering the walls. Limestone, maybe. She shifted against the scratchy wool blanket covering the cot’s thin...

More About The First ~ JustSomeOldMan

More of the his story with Ann…  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I was young, Ann was a woman, and as she had told me that first night, volunteered it in fact, she would do whatever I asked, anything at all. I gathered my courage to ask her to take me in her mouth,...

The First ~ JustSomeOldMan

More of my beautiful friend’s story. This was the first. Her name was Ann…   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Most of what I describe happened because I started late. This is what I tell myself, this is what I think. Which is my polite way, although as you are seeing, not very direct, not...

Everyone Wins ~ Lord Raven

Anything can happen in the final quarter of The Game.  My very talented friend Lord Raven is to thank for bringing life to Victor on this side story from the Life With Victor (LWV) series. This piece is a tad longer than I would normally post but I couldn’t bear to break it...

After Hours ~ Katie

Please welcome my beautiful friend Katie with her first guest post. I’ve been trying to get her to agree to let me post something of hers for a while and she finally agreed! Her exact words were, “Stella, by all means you may post anything of mine on your blog....