Everything I Need

Anders woke with a start, head spinning and eyes crusty. For a moment he felt panic rise in his chest – quiet voices below him, Templars coming, sky on fire, have to run – before he recognized the voices and remembered where he was. Where he was, exactly, was the hayloft of an abandoned barn…

Varric’s Secret Story

“Varric… what is this?” Anders held up a loosely-bound sheaf of papers that he’d found sitting on Varric’s desk. On the front was clearly written “The Apostate’s Prostate: Tail of the Champion.” Varric coughed and held out a hand. “It’s, uh. Nothing, Blondie. Just a little something I was toying with for my next book.”…

What A Wyvern Wants

I read this Penny Arcade comic and laughed so hard I cried. Then I had to write something, because sometimes I can’t stop the flow of unforgivable trash that my brain puts out. Read that comic first. It had been just before dawn when Geralt had first heard the cries – sharp, keening wails, entirely…

Cowardice

I am not brave. I have tried to be brave. I have said things I never thought to be true. I have put on my strongest, proudest face. I have been spat on and stabbed with words as well as swords, beaten by human and darkspawn alike, thrown to the ground for being too good…