The Silver Trident

Wooden columns stretched high inside the cavern. The explorer could just make out the roof they supported. He advanced, cautiously looking from side to side. He knew the treasure was somewhere hidden deep inside. He was prepared for a long search. Suddenly a loud clang echoed out. With sword half drawn the explorer pivoted. Instead … More The Silver Trident

Grasshoppers

Something I started a while back and have yet to return to. Maybe someday. The wind tousled the long blades of grass that adorned the sloping hill. It was a sunny day, a perfect day to escape from the thick, overhanging trees that grew in the Black Forrest just beyond the clearing. It was one … More Grasshoppers

Lightning

He watched the flashes of light. He was so close he could smell them. The boom and roar had long since turned to silence. He was battered by the shatter and thrash around him. Dark clouds tumbled overhead. Threatening him to move lest he be struck down directly. But he watched and splayed his fingers. … More Lightning

The Lizard Pirates

Their skiffs floated swiftly in the dark water. They were silent, and with no moon the large ship ahead of them would have no knowledge of their coming. Four skiffs approached. From each a pair began to climb, their clawed hands finding fast purchase into the wooden hull. What little sound they made was covered … More The Lizard Pirates

DT Chapter 29 Demetrius Origins 6

Today Brent reads the twenty-ninth chapter of Deadly Troubadours “Demetrius Origins 6.” Visit the website at deadlytroubadour.com and like the book on Facebook. Deadly Troubadours can be purchased from Indiegogo, Amazon, iTunes or Smashwords. Or go look at Brent’s Patreon site and get it there. Music by Manny Marx. If you enjoyed this post, please like my Facebook author page and become a patron through Patreon. Or if you like podcasts and … More DT Chapter 29 Demetrius Origins 6

Editing Paranoia

After a few false starts, today was a fairly successful day of editing. Or at least as successful as you can get while caring for a newborn. Still, a day that comes with an abundance of baby snuggles is a good day. But, at last, I was able to edit. And it felt quite productive … More Editing Paranoia