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  • Pretty Things, Part 2

    Posted by "Ellanutella":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Ellanutella The shadows were good places to hide. People don’t look too closely into them when they were afraid of them. But those three hung around darkness as much as she did and could …

  • Lothaire One Year Ago

    Posted by "the_flax":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/The_Flax *One Year Ago* Lothaire strode at a hasty pace through the dimly lit hallways of the mansion, dressed in full battle regalia, the clatter of his hard leather boots muffled by the …

  • Naessa Prologue

    Posted by "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae *Keeper Darana* Keeper Darana lost the meaning of her dreams when the soft sound of her niece Ashoa’s husky voice intruded. “There’s a messenger here to see you, Keeper.” _Ah, not …

  • Lothaire, Twenty Seven Years Ago

    Posted by "the_flax":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/The_Flax The roomy tavern in Val Royeaux bustled with noise, the wooden floor creaking with the heavy steps of patrons, the clanging of goblets and the drone of incessant conversations. Seated …

  • Aidan's Journey part 1

    Posted by "Relimited":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Relimited Aidan cursed darkly under his breath. Another instant with his smothering, doting mother, the Countess Constance Louise Ann de Frimere, and he would go insane. He walked quickly to …

  • Pretty Things Part 1

    Posted by "ellanutella":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Ellanutella With the evening came all the unsavory people of the tavern next door. It could not be helped; cheap rent for elves from an alienage was not going to be found in decent areas …

  • Oriane and Lothaire Get Married

    Posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer Oriane closed her eyes and concentrated on relaxing the muscles in her shoulders and back one at a time. Her hands wanted something to grip, either each other or the ornate lace at …

  • duelists-son

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Sixteen years ago_ Casidhe Fionnlagh wandered around the parlor, staring at the paintings. _This one's the worst,_ he thought. _This swordsman's posture is all wrong... well, …

  • Code

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Eight years ago_ Casidhe’s sword slipped from his sweaty fingers as he landed on his backside. No amount of air could soothe his burning lungs; muscles ached that he’d never …

  • Lessons

    By "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Two years ago_ "Are you all right, son?" Brandeouf asked as Casidhe entered the kitchen, sparing a moment to look up from his soup. "Fine," Casidhe replied. "Some ruffians …

  • Brotherhood

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Two years ago_ Too angry with the Maker and the Prophet and the whole damned lot of them to find any solace in prayer, Casidhe wept until no more tears would come. When he …

  • Don't Look Back

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Last year_ Casidhe tried to get up to take care of his unconscious boss, but the _Princess Anna's_ captain forced him back down, and one of the deckhands slung Sim over his …

  • Teresa

    by "DarthKrzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof Casidhe found little to hold his interest in South Reach. His feelings about the Templars kept him from looking for work in Lothering, until he overheard a group of men talking …

  • The Blue Bottle

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Nine weeks ago_ Her mission kept Teresa from investigating her father's ideas about Casidhe, but the notion never seemed far from her mind. Indeed, the duelist's alleged …

  • More Pretty Girls Than One

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof The next morning, Teresa noticed a raised welt on Casidhe's back, just above the left shoulder blade. "What is that?" she asked when he caught her looking. "An old burn scar," …

  • Aidan's Journey, part 2

    posted by "Relimited":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Relimited Author's note: I totally forgot about finishing this. He is part 2 of Aidan's story. *a few hours later* Aidan whistled as he walked the old familiar road. The tune was …

  • Unpleasant Memories, Part One

    posted by "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae _three years ago_ “Come, sit, have some tea.” Darana gestured across the small table, and Naessa attempted to settle down gracefully without kicking into anything. Smiling with …

  • Unpleasant Memories, Part Two

    posted by "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae _later_ “Naessa, please!” In the darkness, Naessa struggled to wake, her head throbbing in time to her heart, her limbs strangely unresponsive as she attempted to flail herself …

  • Unpleasant Memories, Part Three

    posted by "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae _the middle of the night_ The throbbing in her head had teeth and flames this time, and she couldn’t seem to move at all. She tried to moan, to ask for Mihalia, but all she heard …

  • Love Lies Bleeding

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _seven years ago_ This was hardly the first time that Sim MacDaer's recklessness had landed him in hot water. Other men had frequently laid claim to whatever woman Sim was …

  • Islene

    Posted by "DarthKrzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _twenty-five years ago_ Brandeouf stood up when the door opened, knowing it'd be Islene. The spring in her step, and the passion with which she kissed him, told him what …

  • Pretty Things, Part 3

    Posted by "Ellanutella":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/ellanutella Stealing from Rickety was a big no-no. All of the local thieves knew that to steal from Rickety’s Pawn Shop in the docks district was to walk into the prison and lock yourself in …

  • Cold, Cold Heart

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Sixteen years ago_ Brandeouf listened for their pursuers; he was sure to hear them before he saw them in the darkening forest. They'd seen no sign of the Templars for …

  • The Broken Looking-Glass

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Sixteen years ago_ Gialinn had enough understanding of medicine to know that her death was imminent and inevitable. Six Templars had been more than she could handle; …