Category: Raydorn: The War in the Black

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 15)

“Sight is possibly the most overrated of the senses. The sound of music, the scent of a rose, the touch of fire, and the taste of slow-cooked mermaid each more than make up for the worst their senses have to offer. There is nothing so beautiful that it makes up for the sight of a […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 14)

“Freedom was supposed to be fun. Freedom from the family, from punishment, from judgment, it was all supposed to be fun. Turns out, when you leave home they never stop judging you, and it’s always about something that has next to nothing to do with you.” – Andelyn Stella, 448 A.C.A. “Harry’s alive,” Jack told […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 13)

“Whoever thinks blood being thicker than water is a good thing, is a dumbass.” – Harris Thorn, Lord of House Thorn, 443 A.C.A. “I know this sounds rude, but I’m going to speak to my brother alone, so leave you two,” the wine-drinking Diana Starshield said with a flick of her hand. She can pretend […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 12)

“This is when the shark shows its face, when you take the one thing all things care about… the appetite we all share.” – Andelyn Stella, 448 A.C.A. The sound of crashing waves might be calming for some, but definitely not for Andelyn Stella. Despite living near the sea most of her life, she was […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 11)

“Behold the strongest of swords, our seat of gold.” – Lady Sarema Starshield, 3 A.C.A., the Motto of House Starshield Lucilla asked Jack, “How long has it been since you’ve been back?”  As he looked at his old home beset by early dusk, Jack answered, “A few years.”  Malum asked Jack, “How long before someone […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 10)

“You people are so rude.” – Malum Chun, 448 A.C.A. The boat ride back was a somber one. The Hotun had been saved from slavery in Krone, but they still couldn’t return home. Those that died in the war before their capture were still dead, and they knew not what the future would bring. It […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 9)

“What use is being the better man? Lapis was the better man, the bigger man, the patient and forgiving man, and then the scum sun killed him. The better man turns his back and the worse man lives to tell the tale about it.” – Astrid, First Disciple of Lapis, 448 A.C.A. “The plan is […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 8)

“They say revenge is a dish best served cold, because that is the only way it is cooked. It’s not supposed to be enjoyed by mortals, only the divine.” – Madame Afua, 448 A.C.A. “If I had a crown for every time someone said they had a plan and actually did, I’d have five crowns,” […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 7)

“You can only kill what you know is there.” – Sigma Pole, 448 A.C.A. The sail to the Icy Pearl Isles took a few days’ time. One day to sail down the Efunic rivers that flowed through the Soday Mountains and into the Secan Sea. It took another day to go deeper, away from where […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 6)

“Friends? Who needs friends when you have so many enemies to entertain you?” – Henry Lockley, the Bard of the Song, 447 A.C.A. “Now what?” Lucy asked. “What the fuck do you mean, ‘now what?’” Jack asked. He gestured to their world burning behind them, “We just lost everything, everyone we knew, everything we built, […]