From Out of Nowhere - Chapter 1Disclaimer: All rights belong to Marvel. I own nothing and no profit is being made.From Out of Nowhere - Chapter 11 year ago in General Fiction More Like This
Rating and Warnings: Mature. Contains violence, language, alcohol/drug references, and sexual situations.
Author's Memo: The first chapter of my daemons!AU fic. Artwork for which can be found in my main gallery.
"I knew I'd find you here."
Loki didn't startle at his mother's voice. Of all the people of Asgard only she and Thor still approached him. Still spoke to him. He looked up as she sat in the grass next to him her beautiful nightingale daemon, Hallren, perched on her shoulder.
"How did you know that," he asked as his own daemon, Thazium, peeked out from beneath his legs but did not venture from his hiding spot. "Even Thor has yet to find me here."
Frigg smiled. "Your brother is the one who told me where you were."
Loki looked at her in shock and she patted his hand.
"Thor has been giving you space, Loki," she explained as
Of The War HorseOf The War Horse2 years ago in Academic Essays More Like This
"Separated by war. Tested by battle. Bound by friendship."
The above is the tagline for a story by Michael Morpurgo titled "War Horse".
The story is told through the eyes of Joey, a horse owned by the son of an English farmer who, at the beginning of WWI, was sold to the army to be a cavalry horse. The story follows Joey's harrowing and heart touching journey through the war and the people he meets along the way, both kind and cruel, both human and fellow horse.
From his kind farm boy, Albert, to the courageous Captain James Nicholls, to sure footed Topthorn, to sweet Emilie and beyond, Joey's encounters reveal the nature of people and animals during a time when the world seemed to be descending into chaos. Joey's journey reveals that even enemies share common ground when it comes to their love and respect of the courageous horses fighting to survive along side them.
It is not often that a story brings tears to my eyes. But several times while reading this story I found m