Tag: Little Girl

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  • Sunrise

    "Whatcha doing, mister?" Faisal ignores the child's question as he completes the _Fajr-salam_, pleased as *The Sun's* first rays spread the shadow of the _sutrah_ across the prayer mat as he completes the ritual. He had spent much of the morning …

  • Growing Up

    The child stands at the door of the castle chamber, almost shaking with fear. Speaking to the large, dark-skinned man always makes her feel sick to her tummy, even though he is always very nice to her. She likes talking to the red-haired priestess and …

  • Maturity

    "What in the hells is the meaning of this!", shouts the boy's father as he bursts into the castle room, dragging his little sister by the arm. "I demand to know what you think you're doing giving my little girl a weapon and telling her that she can …

  • Gathering

    Mehnaz crouches in the shadows of the shrine, cursing her failure in the castle. She had carefully planned each step, from her entry into the fortress to the timing of her strike. There should have been no-one in the passageway to hear the false …

  • Missing

    “I KNOW THE OUTLANDER IS AWAY! THAT’S THE PROBLEM! YOU’RE THE HIGH PRIEST OF +HIS+ GODDESS AND YOU’RE +HERE+! DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!!!” Jonas steps back from the screaming man, holding his hands up in front of him. “Sir, please. Your daughter is …

  • Confirmation

    “And what have you determined from your questioning of the girl, _feda-sayyid_?”, asks Rabiyah, sitting back with her arms crossed. The holy warrior bows to the dawnsister, despite the implied insult in her posture. “The child has been taught well, …

  • Searching

    "I am indebted ten thousand-fold for your assistance, Magister", says Faisal, bowing to Ildrim. "Your support in this matter is most appreciated." The elf nods to the dark-skinned warrior. "Of course. Now, you have something connected with Deirdre …

  • Guidance

    “And what was your response to their intrusion?”, asks Rabiyah, grimly considering the implications of the news. “I was too surprised to act, Dawnsister”, growls Waliyah, clenching her fists. “His sudden appearance was bad enough, but to have brought …

  • Reunion

    "Try it, my dear." Deirdre takes the proffered bread, nibbling the corner more out of politeness than any desire to eat. Her eyes widen in surprise at the taste, and she takes bigger bites, unable to believe that she is actually enjoying the flat …

  • Bodies

    Mehnaz slips carefully into the room where the child was to be protected, the scene confirming most of what she expects to find. The chamber is in as much disarray as the rest of the safehouse, the aftermath of battle apparent everywhere. The _isha- …

  • Return Engagement

    "So the poor creature latches itself to the top of Faisal's head, and he spends the next ten minutes running through the middle of the Great Market, screaming at the top of his lungs, while Majid and I are running behind him yelling 'Stop Faisal! What is …

  • Completion

    Ildrim utters the final phrase of the spell, and the mists covering the mirror begin to dissipate, revealing a scene of chaos. The image is centered on a hunched man in white robes, wielding a pair of the curved daggers favored by Qadirans. He stands …

  • Rescue

    "You know what to do. When I finish my spell, go.", Ildrim notices the nod as he starts casting. "Argghhh", Ildrim feels the spear go in his side and a rough hand reaches out to grab him. The hunchbacked man has pulled him behind the three warriors. …

  • Desperation

    "Oracle! He has _seen_!" The cryptic words of the Oracle's servant go almost unnoticed as Deirdre cringes from the shouts and chaos of the battle. The young woman is as terrified as she felt when the barbarian undead worshipers attacked her village …

  • Clean-up - Part 2

    The girl stands quietly, gazing down at the two mangled corpses. Purulent vines protrude from the body’s orifices, withering slowly in the chill autumn air. Despite the wounds, the demonic plant matter, and the sallow, sunken features, there was no way …

  • Re-adopted

    The little girl stares at Faisal, confusion and doubt clouding her face. "But... you're a kobold", she says weakly. The warrior attempts to smile reassuringly, but quickly stops, remembering that the effect is more disconcerting than comforting. “Yes …

  • Bedtime Stories

    "It required several years, but they finally managed to destroy the creature permanently. Its remains lie beneath the Radiant Temple as a reminder of The Lady of Eternal Light's triumph over the forces of darkness and chaos." The two children sit with …