Tag Archives: mythology

The Face that Launched a Thousand Ships

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I stared fiercely towards the horizon as tears flew freely down my face. I still could not believe it. Helen….my Helen….gone….just like that. It was all that rake Paris’s fault, of course. He had been … Continue reading

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The Family Hairloom (Pun totally intended)

There was a parade of nations to honour him at his funeral. The greatest hero the world had ever seen, there had been none like him before, there would be none like him hence. Samson- a God among men, they … Continue reading

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The Epic Hangover

“I woke up famished, as if I hadn’t eaten anything in centuries. My throat was parched, and my head throbbing with pain so intense that I thought that I’d pass out. I managed to stand up somehow, and started looking … Continue reading

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The Recluse

Photo Prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I ran away to the remotest corner of the earth, it was gorgeous, spectacular, stark For I had a secret to hide, one which was just like me- ancient, terrible, dark But still they came … Continue reading

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The SOS

We picked up the distress signal at 1100 hours. My ship, HMS Andersen, of which I had been the Captain for almost 10 years now, was patrolling the Baltic Sea with a crew of 254 able and highly-experienced sailors. One … Continue reading

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To Catch a Ship

Narrator’s Note: This is the last story from our ‘epic’ adventures in Norway. This series started on my blog on June 6th, the first day of our trip, and the original plan was to write the last story on June … Continue reading

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The Lady and the Soap

It was a serene and lovely day, and she’d decided to make full use of it by spending some time with herself in the Church grounds. The Church itself was almost empty today, it being a weekday, which was perfectly … Continue reading

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