Monthly Archives: June 2015
Kind of awesome, if you don’t mind raging and failure
Through a moonlit forest I run with armored feet and tired eyes, swearing I’d been here before. A hooded figure crouches just beyond a campfire, muttering to itself in the firelight.
The castle looms before me, glowering over the landscape like a vulture perched on a cliff. Somewhere within those labyrinthine walls the enemy of all awaits. My blade sings from pommel to tip, a vibrant alto crying hail, hail to the king.
Into the castle I plunge as the first of the king’s guard rises to greet me. My shield stands ready to ward off his attack, my gleaming armor stalwart against —
oops. I died again.