Ragnarok 1: the last Adler: Book 2: Utgard-part19Ragnarok 1: The Last Adler: Book 2: Utgard-Part19
"Little one! Where are you!?"
Burla wiped her hands clean on her apron, while she looked through the door at the courtyard. Falco appeared around the corner, holding a couple of dead rats in his hand.
"Get your butt over here! Give me those dead animals and go to the throneroom! Moorgash wants to see you."
Falco obediently handed his catch over to her and ran through the corridors of the palace to Moorgash' grand throneroom. The huge orc was leisurly sitting on his throne. He looked up when the human boy came in.
"Finally! You sure took your sweet time! That's what you get from staying up late! You no longer have the energy to serve your master in time."
Falco startled. What did Moorgash mean by that remark? Did he know about his nightly raids? Because that was exactly what he had done the previous night. He had stolen some dried food and convenient little things and he had left some of the food at his former page's cage at Butgar's. Th
The gods are fickleIt should have been a day of rejoicing, a day of feasting, drinking and eating, of song and dance and tall stories. But no sounds of merriment and laughter were to be heard in the village of the werewolf pack. Instead, a low, sad howling filled the air. Grim, the alpha of the pack and his mate, Lyca watched heart broken as the old shaman of the pack gently placed the body of their newborn cub in a niche that was carved out of the rock in the Cave of the Ancestors.The gods are fickle9 months ago in Short Stories More Like This
Lyca sobbed and even the mighty alpha had difficulty staying stoic as the shaman closed off the niche, hiding the body of the dead cub for ever. Outside the cave, the pack shared in their sorrow by howling to the moon. Grim knew their sorrow wouldn’t last for long. Soon, challenges might be issued. The death of the son of the alpha was a bad sign for the pack. Even more so, because the shaman had declared there would be no more cubs from his mate. The gods had taken her ability to have cubs along with his newborn son. S