The salt air hit me like a heavyweight taking a dive in the ring. There was also that putrid smell of rotting fish from the trolling boats that cleaned themselves out before hitting the morning waters. The city was sleeping but the dock was wide awake. People everywhere and the…


My next stop was the docks. You know the place? It’s where all the nefarious types like to congregate so that they can dash out in a moment and be back the next. My guess, is there is plenty of news around the docks, especially news about killers for hire…


I kept a bottle of cheap whiskey in my top desk drawer, and I was going to need it tonight. I had to hit the bricks and find a killer, before they were a killer. It seems like an impossible task, but that’s what I’m paid to do.

I put…


It was a night like any other, when she walked through my door. She was statuesque with short mussed hair. It was intentional, a wake and wear sort of look. Her brown eyes told stories of a sorrowed past, while her lips spoke of memories yet to come.

“What can…


The last time I saw you, you asked me to write the story of my life. I did it but it wasn’t really a request was it? Either I do it, or you lay waste to every citizen in the Realm. I waited each month in hope that your courier…


The battle began an hour before the sun broke the horizon. The battering rams snuck to the gates without being seen, but were soon pelted with large stones and hot oil. There were able to last it until the flaming oil began raining down on them. …


After the meeting with the Queen, I nearly pushed Sir Gorin out the tent flap to lead me to Galdren’s forge. Gorin walked me through the camp to the very rear. This is where Galdren set up his forge to stay out of the fray. I could see smoke billowing…


We rose before sunrise. Fires pocked the camp with the Targen Knights preparing for the day that lay ahead. I walked through the camp looking at the faces. Some old familiar ones smiled back at me when greeted with a hearty hello, while other new ones, looked up in astonishment…


I could see the high peaks of the castle in the distance as I approached the Kingdom. There was smoke rising from the area around it and inside. The Kingdom was under siege. The Targen Knights and the King had arrived.

I raced to the Targen Knights as fast as…


The steady flow of Raiders had finally stopped. The trails were quiet and lonely again. I had aged quite a bit during this long trek towards the Kingdom. Not just physically but mentally as well. Although I couldn’t remember every fight I had, or the faces that I passed along…

Counterfeit Squirrel

I am a writer of fiction. It can vary from mystical knights to a classic tale of love and loss. I hope to entertain you with my words.

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