Six Domes of Draksia – Negotiations (Novella) Part 18

It was close to evening when we deflected the Horde’s attack. Reluctant to play an obvious target, Hartvig offered us the shade of the forest where we continued our march. The full on battle became imminent when we reached the tribal encampment near the city. There, the barbarians sheltered to avoid confrontation with Draksian peasants, … Continue reading Six Domes of Draksia – Negotiations (Novella) Part 18

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Night time blabbering 194

I made a huge mistake, huge! I ran down the word count and, remember when I said that novelette has 17 500 words? Well I am at 20 000, so this novelette I am doing just became novella. Please help. What should I do? Should I keep going? Have in mind that if I reach … Continue reading Night time blabbering 194

Six Domes of Draksia – Raiders and traps (Novelette) Part 17

Newly forged cavalry under Arnalack was ordered to move, while we organized the defenses. Mincer decided to task the archer’s regiment with safeguarding the bridge and the fort, while the slaves were instructed to watch the dungeons full with Horde warriors. When we came closer to a village marked with the black smoke, I realized … Continue reading Six Domes of Draksia – Raiders and traps (Novelette) Part 17

Six Domes of Draksia – The Battle for Chimera (Novelette) Part 16

I’ve let everyone see me near the bridge. Muddy-faced workers whispered in awe while Red Riders tried to shoot me with a volley of arrows, but ended up reaching the water. Arnalack has been told of my doings which made him ride out and meet me. He inspected my clothes full of holes and jerked … Continue reading Six Domes of Draksia – The Battle for Chimera (Novelette) Part 16

Six Domes of Draksia – Poisoned Chimera (Novelette) Part 15

A great cloud of dust and screams spilled over the steppe when Mincer ordered for the bridge to be lifted. We all entered the Chimera’s Tail Pass and barred the gates, mounted archers on the wall and sent garrison boys to fetch the siege gear. In the swarm of running soldiers, I observed the preparations. … Continue reading Six Domes of Draksia – Poisoned Chimera (Novelette) Part 15

Six Domes of Draksia – The Dawn of War (Novelette) Part 14

The herd passed the bridge and the fort’s garrison formed a line to guide it inside the Chimera’s Tail Pass. Ser Arnalack the Mincer was conducting inspection of the troops when we arrived. Hartvig’s warriors waited by the gate as they’ve just gave report to Arnalack of our travels toward the Horde. Mincer was furious … Continue reading Six Domes of Draksia – The Dawn of War (Novelette) Part 14