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The Hermia Smallsword

∴ A Fierce Contender ∴ You curse as your finger finds the errant point of a hairpin, then glance about to be sure no one heard. It isn’t decent, apparently, for a lady to use such language. Pressing the pin more firmly into your… Continue Reading “The Hermia Smallsword”

The Dyad Smallswords

∴ A Certain Duology ∴ “It’s your right to choose”, the copper-haired man says, opening the case. Loathe as you are to show admiration, you cannot repress a low whistle as he pulls back the ivory satin, revealing a pair of slender yet sturdy… Continue Reading “The Dyad Smallswords”

The Maristella Smallsword

∴ A Siren Call∴ A lone and late-to-bed gull makes its keening call, your sole companion as you gaze upon the brooding waters. You can’t explain what wonder this half-rotten wooden groyn holds for you – only that every night since the news of… Continue Reading “The Maristella Smallsword”

The Estella Smallsword

∴ A First Light Liaison∴ A chorus of birdsong heralds your arrival, footsteps certain over darkened, dew-strewn grass. A familiar surge takes hold of you. Once again in the half-light, while the city sleeps behind you, you come to meet your fate.  It’s said… Continue Reading “The Estella Smallsword”

Rascal, the Needle of Kinloss

∴ Honourable Satisfaction ∴ You run you hand over long black case and sigh. It was only a dalliance. In another time and place you might have gone through the proper channels, acted with propriety, married the girl and made a brother of Lord… Continue Reading “Rascal, the Needle of Kinloss”