Tag: Fantasy

Talentless Beast Knight: Arc 2, Ch. 6 – Hans Lockhart

Arc 2 – Swing Ch. 6 – Hans Lockhart |──────────────| He endlessly swung a worn-out practice axe, parading himself around a chipped wooden pole. Deep inside a desolate rainforest in the outskirts of his hometown, the teen practiced. With the snapping of branches and crackling of leaves below his feet, he kept following the flow

Talentless Beast Knight: Arc 2, Ch. 5 – Head

Arc 2 – Swing Ch. 5 – Head     I could only see a dark emptiness, devoid of colors and sounds. “Where am I?” I couldn’t hear my own voice. I drifted across this void, searching for something, anything. “Am I dead?” My tart and cold words didn’t reach me, but the looming fear

Talentless Beast Knight: Arc 2, Ch. 4 – The Basilisk

Arc 2 – Swing Ch. 4 – The Basilisk     A basil-green monstrosity seethed at us. “And it is a special one.” Two distinctive, gruesome scars had been gouged, one in each eye of the beast. “During a patrol in a nearby village, some knights found this beast. Unfortunately, they were no match for

Talentless Beast Knight: Arc 2, Ch. 3 – Impatience

Arc 2 – Swing Ch. 3 – Impatience     “Can’t wait!” I skipped around the streets, happily humming along the beautiful tune sang by birds across the purple-orange dawn sky. I tightened my fingers around the black-cased book I received from Rack. My thoughts shifted to that book as a grin kept widening on

Talentless Beast Knight: Arc 2, Ch. 2 – The Lost Time

Arc 2 – Swing Ch. 2 – The Lost Time     My sluggish, heavy steps echoed throughout the growing silence of the evening. Warmly, the sun said its goodbye, leaving only a faint orange amidst the expanding indigo sky. The familiar scent of fruits and vegetables began to dissipate slowly among the decreasing number

Talentless Beast Knight: Arc 2, Ch. 1 – Bitter

Arc 2 – Swing Ch. 1 – Bitter     The ruckus of voices, the scribbling of pen on paper, the melodious chatter of a lively classroom – I kept looking outside the window, trying to find peace. Pine leaves danced with the spring breeze, sweeping across the schoolyard. A pink sky wrapped each and

Talentless Beast Knight: Arc 1, Ch. 13 – Home

Arc 1 – Lost Ch. 13 – Home     After reaching the surface, we began heading towards the village. A change in scenery lifted up the corners of my mouth. As the sun released me from its dazzling smile, I was able to observe the greenery around me. In lieu of the countless moss-covered

Talentless Beast Knight: Arc 1, Ch. 12 – Loyalty

Arc 1 – Lost Ch. 12 – Loyalty     We continued to walk forward in that cave. Gavyn strode in front of me and Scarlet, confidently leading the way to the exit. I would be finally able to see my family after God-knew how long… I was honestly anxious about talking with one of

Talentless Beast Knight: Arc 1, Ch. 11 – Clogged Throat

Arc 1 – Lost Ch. 11 – Clogged throat     He had finished the Beast with quick and sharp movements. There was nothing left of it— only lumps of coal bestrewn on the floor. My hands clenched small rocks on the ground while I gulped. I had never seen anything as amazing as this

Talentless Beast Knight: Arc 1, Ch. 10 – The Beast Knight

Arc 1 – Lost Ch. 10 – The Beast Knight “Found you.” SKREEEEE!!! Within mere moments, the lion’s fur sizzled, and the irritating smell of burnt skin pinched my nose. My face contorted with disgust and dread. BANG!! “Gweh!!” An explosion followed, splattering every wall with yellow and orange as if buckets of paint had