The Burning

The hermit hobbled into the village, leaning heavily on his cane, he rarely visited unless he was in need of supplies. His face was deformed as if he was sculpted in clay but one side of his face had not been finished. The villagers despised him and treated him as a diseased rat, which was why he rarely crossed through […]

Scales of the Smith – Part 3

This is the conclusion to Clever’s short story, Scales of the Smith. Make sure to read Part 1 and Part 2 before continuing. … The next morning, the band of heroes converged on Viggo’s smithy. He was exhausted from a sleepless night, but had reached a decision by dawn. He greeted the men heartily. It was clear they did not […]

Scales of the Smith – Part 2

This is part 2 of Clever’s short story. If you would like to read the beginning, you can find it here. … It turned out Fafnir had been a dwarf in a former life, before he was cursed to become a dragon, and still remembered the ways of dwarven smithing. And dwarven armor was coveted for a reason, for they […]