A Knight’s Journey: Penance

A Knight’s Journey: Penance

Spring 1635, Chateau d’If   Roderik’s knees buckled. A strong push from behind hastened the fall. His face slid on the cell’s stone floor, dirt and grit scratching his cheek. “We’ll have no more trouble from you.” Eloy’s sunken...
A Purist Grownup Nerd, Kinda

A Purist Grownup Nerd, Kinda

I used to make faces at people like me. People who would say about a story and/or a TV show and/or a game, movie, comic book—we used to call that [x] and it was sooooo much better in those days. Then I found myself at one of the Oregon Coast Writing Workshops in which...
Contraflow!

Contraflow!

One of my favorite cities is New Orleans, LA, so I was pretty happy when Eric told the Edboard that was where we’re doing our annual mini-con. Doubletree Hotel, New Orleans Airport, 2150 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Kenner, LA, October 18 – 20, 2013. Come...
Lost and Found

Lost and Found

As Les Blocker walked through his veterinary clinic's waiting room he noticed a little girl, Raven Lobkowitz, slumping in her chair in the corner. He saw tears in the girl's eyes, which were focused on something in the distance. He went over to Tracy...
St. George’s Dragon

St. George’s Dragon

November 1635, Tetschen, near the border between Saxony and Bohemia   John “Puss” Trelli knew someone somewhere had it in for him. Here he was, a poor sergeant in the army with a wife and a baby on the way. And what did the powers that be do? They...
Ein Feste Burg, Episode 8

Ein Feste Burg, Episode 8

Chapter 10: Season's opening We, Johann Ernst, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach and Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Hereditary Governor of West Thuringia County, SoTF, USE, want to make known that the first official presentation of the Wartburg reconstruction project will be held in...