Sir Jaroc, the light under the shadow. Jalten Short Stories #11

"Jal'es Aara... daerais jal... osol..." whispered a man, cloaked in a black cloak and dark armor. He held a strange-looking leaf on his hands, closing his eyes and kissing it with respect. He muttered his prayers over and over again. It sounded like he was crying for help. He then stood up, hiding the leaf deep … Continue reading Sir Jaroc, the light under the shadow. Jalten Short Stories #11

Ōval, the blade of the king and the last Charitar of the south. Jalten Short Stories #9

"We're done for today, Ōval," Maron said as he walked away from his throne, his legs trembling as he did. "Are you sure, your grace? I should remain by your side until the moment of your sleep," Ōval stated as he joined his king, walking out from the throne room. "I'm sure," Maron said and … Continue reading Ōval, the blade of the king and the last Charitar of the south. Jalten Short Stories #9

Myths and Gods. How to write about the creation of the world. How to worldbuild #2

Myths, gods, creation stories... they are an important element in fantasy, yet not all stories need to explore these things. If you're going the Tolkien route though, you can be sure you have to figure these things out! But don't grieve, for I'm here to help you with your journey! So go, take a cup … Continue reading Myths and Gods. How to write about the creation of the world. How to worldbuild #2

The pain of Mehron, the grand warden of the north. Jalten short stories #2

"Is this justice? Is this truly an act the Gods see as right? If it is… I must be blind" Mehron gazed upon the frozen valley of Aronailos with a deep expression of grief on his face. His long white hair wobbled in the sharp and cold wind and his silver skin glittered in the … Continue reading The pain of Mehron, the grand warden of the north. Jalten short stories #2