Tag Archives: mythology

Windemere Monsters: Cockatrice

My first encounter with a cockatrice was in my first Dungeons & Dragons game.  I was playing a Dwarven warrior and opened a treasure chest to find this dangerous creature lurking inside.  It turned me to stone before I could … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Cock of the South by C.S. Boyack

C. S. Boyack has a new book out called “The Cock of the South”. This is his first attempt at writing fantasy. It involves a group of conquered peoples banding together to ensure they have a place in the world. … Continue reading

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From the Vault: The Pandora’s Box Prescription

As I sit here coughing I contemplate this pill A harsh Pandora’s Box Holding hope And an army of horrors I am forced to swallow With a bathtub’s worth of water My shredded throat Whimpering against the pill Until it … Continue reading

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From the Vault: The Trickster War

  They plague us With their fatal tricks Destroying lives And ruining families Some have buried cities All for their obsession To laugh until the end There are many tricksters Wandering our world Each one is unique In form and … Continue reading

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What Do You Look For in Magical Beasts?

One of the staples of the fantasy genre are the magical beasts from mythology and the recesses of the author’s imagination.  Yes, I’m aware that some people feel that such things are overused and no longer have a place in … Continue reading

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Dragon

Red wings Golden scales Breath of death Claws that rend A gruesome sight Eating everything it sees Blackened sky Caused by the smoke From deep within The belly of the beast It still hungers Ever lingers Like a ghost that’s … Continue reading

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