Fandom: The 3rd Chronicles of Thomas Covenant
Notes: Written as a practice piece. The story is a longer, detailed retelling of Rime Coldspray's account of the toils and adventures of the Swordmainnir, as narrated in a chapter bearing the same title in Fatal Revenant. An attempt to bring these underdeveloped characters alive and give them some back-story. The tale begins some weeks after the first eruptions of Longwrath's madness.
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The Long Journey of the Lost
Longwrath hit the granite bottom of Kindwind's scull, at the same time thrusting his blade towards her unbegorgeted neck. The to-be-victim's round figure however misrepresented the fluid agility and strength coiling underneath. As the boat rocked and wobbled from side to side, seeking for a desperate equilibrium beneath the Swordmainnir, she lunged to grasp his legs into a hefty, unbalancing embrace. The blade skittered off a shoulder guard, sending