“The warriors are doing what they can!” Azius calls out, trying to be heard over the clang of metal against metal. “We must begin!” “Are the protections down?” Ixor calls […]

“Azius.” “Not now, Silme. I’m looking.” “Yes, now.” “Silme. Surely it can wait.” “No. The warriors feel it’s best to move now.” “What.” Azius’s eyes fly open. He looks up […]

Azius breaks the circle, murmuring to himself. The mages exit, fanning out. Menethi stands within the broken circle, counting the intruders to their camp. Seven. Strange, why not – ah. […]

“We have finished setting up camp, Menethi. You should come join us,” Xylar says softly. She crouches next to the older mage, resting a hand on his shoulder. The breeze […]

“The warriors have arrived. They are over the next hill, advancing for an approach from two sides,” Silme interrupts the council discussion. She shoves a hand through her hair, her […]

“Azius has something. Come quickly.” Xylar’s comment causes a flurry of movement from the resting mages. All six shove books back into bags as they get to their feet. They […]

“It is time.” “Yes, thank you, Tari.” The older, yet shorter, man closes the book in front of him. He exhales, then stands. “Are all ready?” “Yes, Archmage Menethi.” Tari […]

Setting: Modern Era Time Frame: Present Day (ish) “You will never win this battle, you monster!” “Perhaps not, but I will win the war!” “Never!” “Come at me, then, and […]

Setting: Modern Era Time Frame: Present Day (ish) “You have got to be kidding me.” “No, I’m really not.” The short, dark-haired woman shrugs her shoulders. “Mark told me I’m […]