[Dominic’s Mastiff] Chapter Six

Chapter Six The carriage ride back to Hoffgorod was quick and uninterrupted, but the pain in my wrist made the passage of time feel slow. Without the stresses of the jail to distract me, I became aware of quite how swollen and pained my arm and wrist had become. The Alaxian plains which were once... Continue Reading →

[Dominic’s Mastiff] Chapter Five

Chapter Five I was placed into the back of a horse-drawn carriage. A Nakovan guard sat on either side of me, each wielding daggers that pointed menacingly in my direction. They said not a single word, and in less than an hour we had arrived at the jail. The jail was, unsurprisingly, a dank and […]

[Dominic’s Mastiff] Chapter Four

Chapter Four The sun had begun to take its leave by the time that I reached Martelli's manor. I was now in the company of a clear, starry night and the incessant chirping of crickets. As I approached the door, I lagged for a moment to enjoy the beauty of Hoffgorod's skies. Ijatia, though beautiful,... Continue Reading →

[Dominic’s Mastiff] Chapter Three

Chapter Three We sat in silence, watching as the sun slowly began to peek over the horizon. There was a frosty chill lingering from the night, but the caress of the early morning rays began to warm our skin. The inaugural hunt was about to commence. Our first target was a man named Otar Bengal.... Continue Reading →

[Dominic’s Mastiff] Chapter Two

We had left for the land of Alaxi the next day. The significance of our mission proved itself by the journey there. Tales of my might had apparently spread far, as the route to Nakovan took us through the borders another country. We had been journeying for a week, and the man steering the cart... Continue Reading →

[Dominic’s Mastiff] Chapter One

Chapter One: The rhythmic chopping of wood pierced through the chatter of peasants in the grand courtyard. Axes swung into the air and then hammered back down in near unison, like a piercing metronome that counted the remaining hours until dusk. The sun peeked over the horizon underneath an orange sky, providing just enough light... Continue Reading →

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