Category: Story

Lord Percy

To some extent, when you are my size, the problem in life is to be taken seriously by intellectuals.  Someone who applies themselves repeatedly to a task can become proficient at almost any skill, provided that they are not hopelessly unsuited, and become passing good at it. This I had endeavored to do in many…

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Flight

I used to fly. I don’t mean on an aeroplane, like ordinary mortals.  I mean I used to fly, free and unencumbered, by my own power. It was freedom.  It was bliss, a greater joy than you will ever know.  I was like… like a superhero, an angel. I felt inside as though I shone…

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Granny’s Visit

So I have won. The great general and now they crown me Emperor and for what?  A mess of pottage, all the gold in the kingdom and all the malfeasance the kings and barons of the country can get away with. Oh yes, it’s been said before but bears repeating, who rules in my stead? …

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