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Prologue: The Prisoner

“Filthy Elf!” The dwarf screams at me as he is dragged past. “It’s all your fault we are in here! Yo…

Chapter 1: Changes

The room stays silent for about thirty seconds after our jailor leaves, then chaos erupts as all the…

Chapter 2: The Mines

Four days of traveling pass, I don’t get much more news. I figure out we’re heading east, and hear t…

Chapter 3: Cruelty Darkness & Discovery

The next morning it’s announced after a sparse gruel breakfast that we’re going to be working with o…

Chapter 4: The Black Market & Golik

Later that night, I am woken up by Vol’s hand roughly shaking me. He gestures for me to be silent, a…

Chapter 5: The Explosion

“Are you okay?!” Golik shouts, rushing over to me.  “I’m fine,” I say, ignoring his proffered h…

Chapter 6: Plans

The next day I wake up feeling very relaxed, until a Dwarf pops his head through the door and shouts…

Prologue: The Deserter

It is silent when I wake up. A long night spent hiding in a hole left multiple kinks in my back. I s…

Chapter 1: The Elven Capital

We arrive at the elven capital, a city called Heronmal, within 3 weeks. By this time I’m almost used…

Chapter 2: The Royal Family

As soon as I step into the throne room, I realize I am definitely not mentally prepared for this. Ha…

Chapter 3: The Solution

When I wake up, I have no idea how I got in bed. Everything after Faladel wished us good night is fo…

Chapter 4: Traveling

The morning we leave there isn’t much fanfare; all that was taken care of at the official dinner yes…

Chapter 5: Trapped

Faladel It’s bad enough that we got captured by vagabonds, but the fact that they know who I am is h…

Chapter 6: A Plan

I try to stay up past that, but my body is exhausted from all the stress I’ve been through lately, a…