Cold dish - chapter 2It wouldn't be too far off the mark to say that this all began because of one very simple fact. I just can't say no to my wife. She says jump, and i'm off the ground before she has time to finish the sentence. It's a sad but true fact. It is something that has earned me constant ridicule from those who know me. To say that she's got me wrapped around her little finger would be to underestimate the power she held over me.Cold dish - chapter 2 by ~blues-note
I often wondered why I was so willing to be at the end of her leash. Maybe it was out of gratitude for all she had done for me. Maybe it was simply in my nature to have Rose wear the trousers in our relationship. Or maybe I was just so head over heels in love that the thought of not doing something when she was asking me to just never occur to me. She wanted me to do something and I did it. That's all their was to it.
So needless to say when she asked me if I could spend the weekend helping her boss work on the script for his latest short film, I didn't even hesitate t
The First Mage - ProloguePrologue-Who Tells The TaleThe First Mage - Prologue by ~blues-note
Before any story may begin, there is one aspect that is absolutely vital. For any sorry to begin it requires someone to tell it.
There are many people who possess the gift of storytelling. There are those who present it in elaborate costumes telling tales as if it were happening before your very eyes. These are the practitioners of the theatre and are the most desired of storytellers as it appeals to all regardless of their status.
Then there are those who tell their tales in front of an open fire, with bent back. These are their elders, whose stories are told to the young to inspire fear or awe, or simply to weave fantasies before they must inevitable face the harsh realities of the world.
Our storyteller, however, is neither of these.
To find him we must delve into the darkest reaches of Urcia, the capital city of the kingdom Dakaar. Whilst known as one of the greatest cities in the known world, It has inevitably spawned vile depths that only the brave or