Ver’s Worries

“Elkay, may I have a word?” King Ver had an anxious look on his beaked face. There was clearly something bothering him. “Of course.” “In private?” “Of course!” There was definitely something wrong. The High General of the Retha and the King of the Vrekans had been good friends for a very long time. There … Read moreVer’s Worries

Intoxicating Gases

“How was your trip, Kayel?” Teekay asked as he and several guards ushered the All-Ksa into his quarters. “Productive, I hope?” “I guess?” Kayel shrugged. “You seem rather frantic.” Teekay didn’t answer. He was in charge of all forms of protection of his fellow Skyavok. He was always frantic and it vaguely annoyed him that … Read moreIntoxicating Gases

A Great Mistake

“Elkay, my best of allies, my humble friend, can we please talk?” The High General had been staring out of the window all morning. Journalists were outside, desperate to ask questions, desperate for news. King Ver had been watching him as he constantly sighed and rolled his eyes. “About yesterday, I assume.” “Well… yes.” Ver … Read moreA Great Mistake

The Stopped Bullet

The bullet floated in mid air, hovering a metre and a half above the ground, vibrating awkwardly. Two metres away from the bullet’s tip was its intended victim, who was unsure whether he was alive or not. “C-could you all get down please?” The victim blinked once, then twice, then laid down on the ground, … Read moreThe Stopped Bullet

Religious Wobbles

Away from the main palaces of the Temthan Empress was a single, luxurious tower that only the most esteemed Raptesses and Raptorans had access to. It was sealed off to almost all other Temthans aside from the Empress herself. A tower of archives and ancient scrolls. A tower of preservation, filled with treasures and guarded … Read moreReligious Wobbles

Hushed Conversations

“General Elkay…” Retvik stifled his yawn as he answered his communicator. “How are you, ser?” “Please, Retvik. Just call me Elkay. We are family, we should talk as such.” “Only if you insist.” “The line is secure. I can talk freely.” “Ah, I see. I assume you are calling me for an important reason as … Read moreHushed Conversations