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Title: Santharian Fairy Tales, Batch IV
Post by: Artimidor Federkiel on 24 April 2016, 14:49:02
Coming up within the next week: The next batch of fairy tales I've been working on. Here the titles and page counts for now to give you an idea:

- Crossroads (10 pages)
- Ways of a Rose (8 pages)
- What the Signpost Had to Say (8 pages)
- Time for Bookkeeping (5 pages)


Title: Re: Santharian Fairy Tales, Batch IV
Post by: Artimidor Federkiel on 24 April 2016, 14:49:45
Here's the first:

Tale 1/4: Crossroads
Link: Read it in the Santharian Library (http://www.santharia.com/library/miraculous_narrations/texts/crossroads.htm)
Size: 10 pages

Introduction: Returning to the village he was born in an invalid encounters a youth who is contemplating his future. A discussion ensues between the one returning and the one who is about to set out whether to stay in his village or head out adventuring. The youth's path has arrived at a crossroads, but so has the stranger's...


Title: Re: Santharian Fairy Tales, Batch IV
Post by: Artimidor Federkiel on 26 April 2016, 01:41:40
Tale 2/4: Ways of a Rose
Link: Read it in the Santharian Library (http://www.santharia.com/library/miraculous_narrations/texts/ways_of_a_rose.htm)
Size: 8 pages

Introduction: The destiny of a red rose lies in being a token of romance, in bringing two people together forever, isn't it? At least so the red rose thought. She was blossoming in a rose garden and would surely be plucked soon by a charming gentleman. But the ways of love are strange and twisted as she soon would find out...


Title: Re: Santharian Fairy Tales, Batch IV
Post by: Artimidor Federkiel on 27 April 2016, 01:49:08
Tale 3/4: What the Signpost Had to Say
Link: Read it in the Santharian Library (http://www.santharia.com/library/miraculous_narrations/texts/what_the_signpost_had_to_say.htm)
Size: 8 pages

Introduction: Did you know that signposts talk? Well, they do, and they also have something to say if you're only willing to listen. So pray hear him out when he converses with some birds, who have troubles understanding what a signpost is all about...


Title: Re: Santharian Fairy Tales, Batch IV
Post by: Artimidor Federkiel on 28 April 2016, 01:01:49
Tale 4/4: Time for Bookkeeping
Link: Read it in the Santharian Library (http://www.santharia.com/library/miraculous_narrations/texts/time_for_bookkeeping.htm)
Size: 5 pages

Introduction: Prayday eve is the perfect time for bookkeeping. As can be seen if we follow three examples: an undertaker, a villain and someone else. Everyone has to keep his own books in order, right?


Title: Re: Santharian Fairy Tales, Batch IV
Post by: Artimidor Federkiel on 12 May 2016, 20:12:47
Tale 5/4: The Only Friend
Link: Read it in the Santharian Library (http://www.santharia.com/library/miraculous_narrations/texts/the_only_friend.htm)
Size: 13 pages

Introduction: This is the story of Gaernurmer, a Thrumgolz dwarf who is quite a celebrity: earth-guide, tunneler, lady's dwarf, even sought-after by the Helcrahn Duke. It's a story about someone with many friends, which he also desperately needs when fate knocks on his door...


Title: Re: Santharian Fairy Tales, Batch IV
Post by: Artimidor Federkiel on 22 May 2016, 22:30:23
Tale 6/4: The Gargoyle and the Pigeon
Link: Read it in the Santharian Library (http://www.santharia.com/library/miraculous_narrations/texts/the_gargoyle_and_the_pigeon.htm)
Size: 7 pages

Introduction: High up on a rooftop a gargoyle looks out at the horizon. Actually, he has done that for years, but more recently he has also been wondering what might be over there, behind that line of sight, for he has his own suspicions. A pigeon is only passing through when the gargoyle gets into a conversation with him - and together they find out some interesting truths. Which, as people later would say, leads to nothing less but a miracle...


Title: Re: Santharian Fairy Tales, Batch IV
Post by: Artimidor Federkiel on 24 May 2016, 02:38:05
Tale 7/4: The Raccoon and the Dragoness
Link: Read it in the Santharian Library (http://www.santharia.com/library/miraculous_narrations/texts/the_raccoon_and_the_dragoness.htm)
Size: 5 pages

Introduction: Here's a tale of an unlikely infatuation. Well, unlikely infatuations aren't that uncommon, right? They just don't amount to anything mostly, and that is it. Others are the stuff legends are made of. Now in our particular case we've got a, uhm, raccoon on the one side, and on the other a lovely dragoness. Unlikely enough? Well yes, admittedly there are some difficulties to overcome to boot. But nothing is impossible, our raccoon would say, as will be shown in the following poem.


Title: Re: Santharian Fairy Tales, Batch IV
Post by: Artimidor Federkiel on 09 June 2016, 03:28:34
Tale 8/4: The Stone Maiden
Link: Read it in the Santharian Library (http://www.santharia.com/library/miraculous_narrations/texts/the_stone_maiden.htm)
Size: 9 pages

Introduction: If you only look careful enough, you can find a sleeping beauty made entirely of stone in the ancient woods of the Aellenrhím elves. It's a serene place there for an eternal rest, with the babbling waters of a brook, chirping birds and luxuriant vegetation. But how did the Stone Maiden end up there, and what might she be dreaming? Well, once upon a time, there was a young giantess...


Title: Re: Santharian Fairy Tales, Batch IV
Post by: Artimidor Federkiel on 11 June 2016, 01:56:33
Tale 9/4: The Dream Mill
Link: Read it in the Santharian Library (http://www.santharia.com/library/miraculous_narrations/texts/the_dream_mill.htm)
Size: 3 pages

Introduction: If you ever wondered why there are so many stars littering the night sky and where they originate, well, then this little poem is just right for you. Let's learn about the stars then, about dreams, the mill behind the hills and the mysterious miller operating it...


Title: Re: Santharian Fairy Tales, Batch IV
Post by: Artimidor Federkiel on 29 June 2016, 19:30:05
Tale 10/4: Bound For Glory
Link: Read it in the Santharian Library (http://www.santharia.com/library/miraculous_narrations/texts/bound_for_glory.htm)
Size: 10 pages

Introduction: Among the leather-bound books in a writer's study rages a very emotional dispute: Which of the tomes might claim the title of being the most important of them all? Arguments are brought forward, counter-arguments follow, and in between a blank booklet and a quill try to make sense of it all.


Title: Re: Santharian Fairy Tales, Batch IV
Post by: Artimidor Federkiel on 23 July 2016, 02:29:44
Tale 11/4: Lady Donarcaey's Jewelry
Link: Read it in the Santharian Library (http://www.santharia.com/library/the_frethoni_fables/texts/lady_donarcaeys_jewelry.htm)
Size: 11 pages

Introduction: Lord Thorverg, a reputable jeweler, has fulfilled his wife's every wish, and yet she has doubts concerning his faithfulness. Driven by jealousy Lady Magghrin vows to find out more about Lady Donarcaey, the secret lover her husband often refers to when he's joking. But is there more to it than that?