Chapter 45 – A Pressing Need

“I’m going to enroll for the exams.” When Damien announced this in private quarters with Naelen and Lila, they both stared at him awkwardly. The three of them were in what seemed like a nice lounge, furnished with four sofas sitting in a square and a knee-table in the center. It must have been a…

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Chapter 43 – River’s Crossing

They made it back to the rendezvous point without any incident. Even with Maya sharing the burden of the battering club, Damien was exhausted by the time they reached the destroyed bridge. He let the troll’s tool roll off his shoulders and hit the ground with a quaking thud. Muscles aching, Damien took some respite…

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Chapter 42 – Training

30 July The sun barely showed above the rocky peaks in the east. The air was rather calm at this early hour, laced with a light breeze. Captain Elias stood a few paces in front of Damien, facing the young man. Behind them, their campsite was not yet broken down. Maya and Naelen were still…

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Chapter Forty – The Cost of Justice

With a collective shove, the door gave way and the three agents stumbled over each other into what seemed like an empty room. Maya kept her guard up. She knew the target more than anyone. Officer Relyntha was a clever type. She perhaps had five different contingency plans in place, and had managed to slip…

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Chapter Thirty-Eight – Strangers

Somewhere between Gumberwood and the Carethian mountain pass 27 July – Year 465 “For the thousandth time, would you stop looking over your shoulder?” Damien rolled his eyes. “It’ll be fine.” “You keep saying that, but you know how much I trust it?” Naelen gripped the reins with one hand in order to form a…

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Chapter Thirty-seven – Out of Gumber

17 July The day was settling into a cool shade of twilight. Summer breathed upon the air in thick, humid layers. Naelen was in his room, packing enough of his belongings to make the long journey to the northern region of Careth. With him was Lanara, folding up her son’s clothes before he placed them…

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I Wrote this for You, Nerd (Worldbuilding part II)

Now that I have introduced the world of Lorianthil and its races, I would like to dive into our main story characters. Damien Perhaps one of the more important pieces of our story, Damien is a man who was raised in darkness. Orphaned as a baby, Damien spent most of his childhood at the mercy…

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Worldbuilding – Part I

My blog is called Tales from Lorianthil, right? So, what exactly IS Lorianthil? In short, it’s a place that I made up. It is a world that I used to spend much time in as a child, running around with a bamboo stick in hand. I guess you could say the magic-filled games I played…

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