Untold Stories

The First Letter of a Dragon Slayer.

The story of Gregory through the letters to his father, is the story of a Knight in the Third Realm.

For me, this was a story I wrote for Fathersday 2013. I wanted to try something in even more archaic English than I already use and this was my first attempt.

 

The Third Kingdom’s war. The letters of a dragon slayer.

Lord Gregory, Knight of the Third Realm, Keeper of the Helfain Guard.

Servant of His Majesty Prince Edwin Time, who is the King’s loyal son.

 

“Father-

It has now been six days since the last of the Great Dragon’s spawn have been eradicated. I, with my own hand, slew the greatest of his offspring, Barist. I admit I have never been so elated to kill, but I shall never forget Barist’s scream when his black soul departed. Terrible and mighty it was, with all his malice and vengeance released at the last. Were I a man of superstition, I would say he vowed to haunt me with his dying breath.

Continue reading

Advertisements
Standard