In the decades of peace following the First War when Merchant City was still young and the Merchant King was still establishing her power base she turned her eyes to the Whisper Mountains, shrouded in their everlasting winter. They represented an impassable barrier that separated her trade empire from more than half of the continent. To get goods from the west she had only two options; go south and accept the questionable safety and high tolls of Archemia. Or travel by sea. The northern Glassier Sea was the safest and quickest but only traversable for two months of the year, being frozen and treacherous the rest of the time. (more…)
It was a beautiful summer evening. The sunset caused brilliant oranges and reds to cascade across the sky and tinge the puffy clouds with pink and gold before the colors … Continue reading The Mountain Valley
*Listen to the Audio* They both stood there, not speaking, unmoving until Corrin stepped into the circle formed by the bodies of the onlookers. “I believe that this fight was … Continue reading From the Ashes – Part Four
*Listen to the Audio* Corrin shouted, people cried out and began to move but no one was close enough to stop him. Death was never an acceptable end to a … Continue reading From the Ashes – Part Three
*Listen to the Audio* Giles was standing beside her in a flash. Everyone pulled out their weapons and readied to defend themselves. Akerun held up his hands. His weapons were … Continue reading From the Ashes – Part Two
Rill, a mighty swordswoman, must face her monarch in single combat to clear her name and save her friends.