Jim Cooper led Iamerge out of the sunshine into the cool dark of the inn. There were stairs leading up and a hall, but Old Jim, the mayor of Rat Town, led Iamerge down a stone stair into a chill common room lit by nothing but a few tapers here and there along the bar. […]
“It is not my custom to let it be known who I might be,” said Lugh, “or who I might not be. You seem quite certain of yourself. Let’s assume you are correct and, assuming it, go forward quietly.” “So you admit. . .” “If asked, I am Finn, as you can see. But I […]
These fragments of the lore of Tir na Nua are presented raw, first draft, and unedited. I apologize for their original condition. However, my first priority is to capture sketches, so to speak, of the people and places of Tir na Nua. I have promised Free Celtic Fiction and before I can shape these sketches […]
These fragments of the lore of Tir na Nua are presented raw, first draft, and unedited. I apologize for their original condition. However, my first priority is to capture sketches, so to speak, of the people and places of Tir na Nua. I have promised Free Celtic Fiction and before I can shape these sketches into more […]
“Oh? Well not if you pay so little attention as just now, you’re liable to end flat in the road.” the man laughed. He glanced over at Iamerge, “Didn’t I save you lad? Come now, you can tell me. My only vise is curiosity. Well, that and drinking. But all my others are of no concern.” Cooper winked.
The man watched as his young friends fled. Lugh found a drink un-spilled in his hand and decided that a sign. He drank, draining the rest of it in one long pull. Even that time was not enough for the man, he stood, back toward Lugh, watching as the young men fled. Lugh began to grow concerned, was […]
I’m finding it hard to find the time to write. I believe I mentioned before that my hours have changed from the optimal late night schedule with easy access to the Internet to this less helpful one. Worse, while once I was left alone at the end of the night recently I’ve had company. I […]
A Story that Grows in the Telling Everything that happens, if it involves more than one person, will have two or more opinions about what actually happened. The truth, if there is such a thing, will be somewhere among the opinions. I think a legend at its base is a story that grows in the […]