Tides of Fate

It is a statement. A value-less statement. And that’s the truth of it. What better way to make a statement than to stake the entirety of your livelihood and comfort of life? Sure, you may go unheard. People may not care. Your statement, in physical terms, has little worth or value. But at the end […]

Tides of Fate – Aside 2

“You’re doing terrible on all your exams…terrible. Don’t you study at all?” He wore his usual partially dazed expression and made no answer. “Well? You can’t hope to pass if you don’t study.” The man flipped through numerous papers, each streaked with red marks and circled low figures at the tops – 23%, 17%, 11%, […]

Tides of Fate – Aside 1

In the distant horizon, out upon the seas, a┬ástorm rages. On a darkened beach stands a figure in raiments of tattered ebon. Waves crash upon a cliff-face nearby, the wind howls inconsolably overhead; trees and boughs bend and bow to the God of All Worlds. The man kneels before a gathering cloudfront, flurries of saltwater […]