2.27 – The Tournament

I know what you are. And Morgana finally realized. She finally understood just what it was that she had felt… and why that feeling was so, so very familiar. Cenred was a sorcerer. Just like her. Morgana slowly exhaled, allowing herself to be swept up in their dance once more. Her heart was beating loudlyContinue reading “2.27 – The Tournament”

2.26 – Play Your Role

– – For as long as Arthur could remember, Castle Camelot had played host to a myriad of rooms and halls that went unused. Guest suites. Conference chambers. Two of the castle’s five towers. Former servant’s quarters. Most of those stood empty, only opening for use during grand events. One of those unused chambers wasContinue reading “2.26 – Play Your Role”

2.25 – Chain Reaction

Disclaimer: Very dark. Has elements of death in it. Two days after being released from the dungeon, Gawain found himself back in the Tall Tales tavern. The young redhead was a regular. Elyan and Gawain often indulged in drunken boasting and arm wrestling contests, squandering their wages on replacements for the many tables that theyContinue reading “2.25 – Chain Reaction”

2.24 – Laws as Written

For the people who are wondering about the memory pictures – The happy ones retain some colour, while the normal ones turn grey. The more grainy and dark around the edges they get, the older they are, or the deeper they are buried.The exception are the “big” memories. Those are sharp. They’re either colourful, happyContinue reading “2.24 – Laws as Written”

2.23 – A Misunderstanding

It had started with disappearances. Hushed gossip about a baker’s son that never made it home. The tailor’s apprentice, vanishing one day without a trace. Rumours of farmhands and workers from the mills being taken, with some of them never returning to their work. When the citizens of Camelot began to realize what was happening,Continue reading “2.23 – A Misunderstanding”

2.22 – Full Circle

As the year’s warm Summer faded into Autumn, Arthur and Morgana’s stay in Scarborough came to an end. “Everything is packed, mil-Trevor. I’ve informed miss Goth of our departure, and handed in our room keys, too. We’re ready to go.”“Good. Thank you, Cordelia.” The Crown Prince glanced over to the bed behind the maidservant. HisContinue reading “2.22 – Full Circle”

2.21 – The Price of Magick

Morgana met with what would become her first real mentor in a sun-kissed flower field, sheltered and guarded from prying eyes by the ring of trees that grew around the sanctuary. The two witches stood facing each other, one expectantly, the other hesitant. A doubtful expression played in Morgana’s eyes. The young witch was nervous.Continue reading “2.21 – The Price of Magick”

2.20 – The Rules of Parley, part II

Warning: mildly NSFW. The King of Cornwall had always been a good talker. It was the first thing that Uther had noticed about Gorlois when they first met. The man had been blessed with a silver tongue, easily befriending nobles left and right. As a young man, Gorlois of Cornwall had been able to charmContinue reading “2.20 – The Rules of Parley, part II”

2.19 – The Rules of Parley, part I

When the company of knights from Camelot arrived at Hadrian’s Wall, Gorlois and his men were already there. And they had made themselves comfortable. Uther could see several boxes of supplies stacked against the wall, as well as multiple tents and tarps set up. There was even a fresh catch of fish drying by theContinue reading “2.19 – The Rules of Parley, part I”

2.18 – Truth, Part II

When Morgana reunited with Arthur and Guinevere, both of them responded to her teasing in strange ways. Where her maidservant was surprisingly calm and subdued, now it was her brother whose cheeks rapidly turned scarlet in response to Morgana’s not-so-subtle innuendos.If it were any other day, Morgana would have jumped on their behaviour with glee.ButContinue reading “2.18 – Truth, Part II”