The Crown of Fools, Chapter Nineteen

Chapter Nineteen As it turned out, and much to Petka’s surprise, unicorns were (as promised) real and plentiful, resembling majestic white horses with a shimmering mane and silvery tail, and indeed (as the legends had said), had a twisting horn protruding from their skull– golden in color and undoubtedly magical. “You like them, Fawcett? Take […]

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The Crown of Fools, Chapter Three

Chapter Three It is important to note that the translucent being’s full name was “Chaim, The Spirit of the Lonely Hollows”. On his wolfish face was a maudlin mixture of vague melancholy and unfettered boredom. His claws seemed chewed down to nubs (as a human might chew his own fingernails out of anxiety), and his […]

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The Crown of Fools, Chapter Two

Chapter Two The town of Yokhein started as a somewhat tenacious settlement carved out of the woods. The humble hamlet did boast a small main street with several businesses and (despite being just shy of coal-country) made a decent living and were relatively self-sufficient between farming, gardening, and hunting. However well the citizens fared, left […]

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The Crown of Fools, Chapter One

Chapter One It started, innocently enough, with a series of tattered journals wrapped in brown paper, and tied together with twine and some vines that were brittle and dead. And certainly such a mysterious package would inspire in even the prosaic individual some sense of wonder– after all, such a find seems to inherently possess […]

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