After five chapters, we've finally gotten to the confrontation between our hardy band of adventurers mercenaries and the Osel family, who've been up to some shenanigans of their own. Kidnapping, murder, cannibalism - you know, the kind of things you'd expect from farmers. ...if they were insane. Or they've had one drink too many. In… Continue reading Scars, Chapter 10
“We should be at the Osel farm before lunch.” Letha nodded. “Good.” She wanted to get there, finish the investigation and find someplace safe to spend the night. Away from the Dead Lands and even farther from things like Linny Kater. Or at least, whatever had once been a young woman named Linny Kater. “I hope we find something useful.” “We probably will,” Justir answered her. “Is that optimism or instinct talking?” “Pessimism,” the former paladin replied. “And instinct.”
With the prompts of 'payment in flesh' from Xpholia and 'keeping watch' from Sam C, we have a new entry into the world of Scars this week, giving us a look at the wider world of the setting. In this, we touch on what happened outside the three countries that bore the brunt of the… Continue reading Patreon Update: City of Dreams, and Weekly Drabble Prompt Thread
We're returning once more to the world of Scars, wherein our adventurers four, ostensibly trying to get a bit of shut-eye before continuing their task of searching out the cause of disappearances seem to have stumbled upon that cause. Or rather, it's found them, and gotten egress to the house in which 3 of the… Continue reading Scars, Chapter 8
You know, there are usually some pretty simple jobs mercenaries can get. Roughing up townies for their clients is one of them. Another is patting the heads of bumpkins who swear up and down that Something Sinister is going on. You go out, you drink a little, you find the ruffian, wild animal or dumbass… Continue reading Scars, Chapter 7
This week's prompts are 'a better hiding place' and 'beautiful symbiosis' from patrons NorkNork and Sam C. For this story, we have something of a deleted scene from Scars. The moments immediately following that story's prologue. Along with that, the weekly patrons-only drabble prompt thread is up and ready for suggestions.
With the first update of the month, we're back to the world of Scars. Our mercenary quartet are experiencing some downtime while they wait for their payment for dealing with the Ripper of Allona, but it seems like they won't be idle for long as a new client has a task for them. There are… Continue reading Scars, Chapter 6.