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"Such a wondrous idea from such a small item"
Caeden MacReare was a sailor. He was quite tall, with brown hair like most kessekans. His skin was dark and weathered from years at sea in the sun. He had no children, really no family whatsoever, no real accomplishments, no famous ancestors, no riches. With nothing to his name, he was determined to create a legacy for himself.
Unfortunately for him, an old sailor could no longer find too many occupations in the lakes of inland kessek and the town of laklen was quickly meeting its decline. So, forced from the home he had made for himself by the encroaching poverty, Caeden left with his few possessions to look for work.
The western coast was a good place to start and so Caeden began his search for a legacy. Nine towns along the western coast came with nine rejections from the local fisherman and shipyards. Finally Caeden came to the town of Chorham where there was a young mage looking for an assistant. Desperate for w
Poetic PsychosisIn thirty seconds, the next shell would fall. Every night was the same, but every night Lorenzo experienced it as if it were the first time. His throat felt swollen; breathing was hard. He glanced around at the others; young men like him who had been shipped out in the name of honour and freedom. There was no honour in this, no freedom. Only death behind your eyelids, and a fear so gutting, that it carved out your innards and left you a hollow husk. Lorenzo tried to breathe, tried to assure himself that he was still whole, still made of flesh. They had lied when they told him he was ready.
Matteo ran towards him, arms out, rifle swinging uselessly at his side. He shouted for him to run, but Lorenzo remained motionless, unable to move as his friend’s warning was lost in the constant blare of gunfire. None of them were ready.
“The cycle is repeating. It is not safe.” The voice was soft and weak, yet it carried over the gunfire and battle cries without impediment.
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