Spirit Animal

Many people are doing the 28 days of character development challenge at the moment, and although personally I’m too lazy and too busy for a commitment that requires a post (and some contemplation upfront) every single day, I do follow these posts eagerly. It’s interesting to get so much background information for characters we know…

Eyes on the Prey: 22. The Child

Warnings: Graphical violence Somehow I ended up on this carriage. I had been on a carriage already once, in the company of strangers, assigned for my own execution. It didn’t feel so much different back then, when I had no idea where it would lead me. Lead us. Now I had no idea as well,…

Eyes on the Prey: 21. An End to all Evil

Was it possible to encounter a tree? It was. The entrance to the sanctuary cave was small and unmarked, and I nearly missed it in the long shadows of the evening sun. But everything changed when I entered Kyne’s Sanctuary. The journey here had been exhausting, Snowback and I had made the whole trip in…

Eyes on the Prey: 20. Regret

Betrayed. Another lightning bolt slammed me into the wall and drove the air from my lungs, but I barely felt it under the feeling of bursting into fragments. Something clenched around my chest, prevented any breathing, and at the same time I felt how I left my flesh, was shattered and torn apart and pulled…

Eyes on the Prey: 19. Krosis

I could have killed Farkas for his assault with the mask if it hadn’t felt so good to have arrived here. Wherever here was. When the strange feeling of falling without moving subsided, I felt nearly dizzy with the sudden silence around me. No wind howling through open windows and broken walls, none of the…

Two updates …

… per week? Impossible. At least when I have to get something else out of the system first. Something about a horribly fucked up fuck, Tilma’s and other crème treats and the benefits of ice-cold water. And more. And lots of feeeeeels, of course. My muse is playing havoc with my schedule and my brain,…