Dark Song 2

  Crossroads I look at Ehraval, and the darkness that covers his eyes. What secrets hide within?

I find the black energy well that always circles around me. I dip energy hands in the well, and bathe my eyes, over and over. I turn toward Ehraval. Thick darkness pours out of my eyes, and covers […]

Dark Song 1

  Watchtower’s Song My steps echo as I walk through the empty Watchtower. The visitors are all gone for Meesa, the day of joy. Everyone gathers with family or close friends to celebrate the wonder of life, and the joy it brings. Everyone, but me. One guardian must always remain with the tower.

Shazira eats […]

The Edge of Darkness

  In the Dark I awake, dizzy, on a cold, hard floor. My head spins and throbs, my body nauseous, stiff and strange. It takes all my strength to sit up slowly, and open my eyes.

The world stays dark, with no trace of light anywhere around me. Am I blind?

I struggle to stay […]

Dark Pathways

  Fear of Travelers The day of the tests is here. Shazira and I dance the greeting early, finishing by first light.

“I need to feel the sky,” I tell her. “Then, we’ll spend the morning together.”

I rise high in the sky, close my physical eyes, and open all of myself to the world […]