Until then, happy November/NaNoWriMo!
A Quest Fit for Knights - Chapter 1 A Quest Fit for KnightsA Quest Fit for Knights - Chapter 1 by ~Wildwalker
- Chapter 1 -
Wet and cold. The rain came down in torrents, marking the end to an exceptionally hot summer as the cosmos ushered in autumn. The storm had begun hours earlier in the afternoon as a much welcomed shower. As the afternoon waxed into evening, it had become a deluge. The cobblestone streets of the middle city district were blanketed with increasing inches of water, which threatened to climb the steps and enter shops and homes, and the slums were thick with mud.
Mothers in all districts had long since called in their children to clean them and prepare for dinner. In the middle and upper districts, a system pipes brought water into the homes to be pumped out by a hand pump. Hot baths by the blazing fire hearths were prepared in minutes. In the lower district, rags soaked in barrels of water were used to clean the grime of poverty off of childrens
Breaking PointShe’s laughing, but it’s wrong.Breaking Point by ~Wildwalker
It’s not a laugh of amusement
Or even a laugh of embarrassment.
It’s the laugh of someone who’s breaking
And fighting the urge to cry.
And you know that she’ll break if you hold her
But she’ll disappear if you don’t.
And you think to yourself as you fold your arms around her
That maybe it’s better to break than to vanish.
Because broken things can be mended
But sometimes lost things can’t be found.
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