Category Archives: Historical

A Legendary Demise

The old man rasped sharply,”How many times did they shoot me?” The younger man asked tentatively, “Twice?” The old man immediately corrected him authoritatively, “Make that three times…and… just add that I was poisoned too.” The younger man nodded, and … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Photo by Juan Pablo at Pexels.com She saw him come down the street and her face lit up. He’d never let her down, she just knew it. He came in and they kissed eagerly. “Are you ready?” he whispered. She … Continue reading

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Hunger Pangs

Photo by Pexel @ Pixabay.com I checked the three kettles once again to see if everything was cooked to perfection. The Three Musketeers had arrived really late last night, and had crashed immediately. They seemed to be famished, the poor … Continue reading

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Love & Honour

Photo Prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I gently placed a red rose upon the grave of my love, and grieved, alone, as was my destiny. I had never known a knight more valiant, or more gallant, than Sir George. MY Sir … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Storyteller

Dear Readers, Today is the last day of this year, a day on which one typically reflects on the year gone by, and makes resolutions for the one on its way. I have been avoiding any reflection over the last … Continue reading

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The Company Picnic

Photo prompt courtesy Susan Spaulding It had been an ideal day for a picnic. The deep blue waters of the Mediterranean seemed to be merging with the blue sky as if they were finally consummating their holy union. The warm … Continue reading

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The Real Winner

I looked down at the battlefield, and my heart filled with pride. Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent My fellow countryman Leonidas and his small band of 300 Spartans had been pitted against more than a million of the invading army … Continue reading

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