Tiger, Tiger – Part fifty three

Jorg swept his sword around in an arc, aiming for her head. Lilavati tried to duck, to parry, but neither were entirely successful. The sword was hit with tremendous force, sending impact tremors down her arm. She received another slash wound, this time to her temple. Jorg laughed. “You won’t be able to beat me, […]

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Tiger, Tiger – Part thirty one

Photo via Visualhunt Lilavati knew that Ludger and Theda were watching her the entire time they were traveling that day. The storm drew closer and Lilavati could see everyone pulling out cloaks and covering things that were in burlap and canvas sacks. Ludger tossed something to Theda. “Here, Great Lady,” Theda said, helping Lilavati put […]

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Tiger, Tiger – Part twenty two

Photo via Visual hunt Manas turned his face away. “I was up by the hearth fire, drinking a sweet warm drink. I no longer remember what it was. Those people who’d been so kind in taking me in returned from their travels, laughing and joking. The lord noticed me and asked if I’d like to see […]

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A father’s secret

Photo via Visual hunt Sabine watched stone faced as they lowered her father’s casket into the grave. All around her women wailed and men cried silently. She had no tears left. She’d cried them all during his long illness. Beside her, her sister Analiese sobbed into her husband’s shoulder. When the funeral was over, the two […]

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I love you Mom

(This picture contains my older sister Melissa – who passed away from cancer in 2016, my mom – who passed away from cancer in 2003, my niece Alissa – who is Melissa’s youngest daughter, my youngest sister Maegan – who is mentally disabled and will never be able to live on her own, and my […]

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All time runs out

Photo via VisualHunt.com Tick, tick, tick, tick. Kevin glared at Stephen. “Your watch is loud,” he snapped. “I’m aware of that,” Stephen said, completely unfazed by the other man’s irritation. “It’s not as if I can’t hear it too.” “So why do you wear it?” Kevin asked. “I like it,” Stephen said. “It’s a classic.” […]

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