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The Ogre Awakes

The Ogre Awakes

11/29/2021 11:06am 4 minute read Tales of the Hoard

I’ll spare you the details of how Princess Xingxin journeyed through the land with her entourage. Just know that it wasn’t easy and there had been a few encounters with Pixiu and Nine-Tailed Foxes and that Her Majesty routed them all with great skill and aplomb.   Now the time had come. The Princess and her men stood outside the gates of the sleeping beast. They could hear it snoring in its ... Read more >>

The Princess and The Ogre

The Princess and The Ogre

11/23/2021 9:56am 4 minute read Tales of the Hoard

Wise Woman Kang Kai of the Dragon Temple peered into the Orb of Prophecy over her half-moon glasses, its lenses betraying nothing of the darkness she saw gathering inside. “Oh my.” She had a voice like a rabbit being squeezed in a falcon’s claws.   “Well, what is it?” Consul Shanlong asked, checking the face of his pocket watch. It was nearing the hour of the Dog, ... Read more >>

Maggie Peasebody (A Continuation)

Maggie Peasebody (A Continuation)

11/15/2021 7:36pm 4 minute read Tales of the Hoard

So ‘twere that Maggie Peasebody was married on the morrow, and all the folk of our village came to see the nuptials, which everyone agreed were beautiful ‘n’ charmin’ and all of the sort.   So pleased Maggie at her beautiful wedding that she had forgotten all about the hagstone and Robin’s warning until after she’d said “I Do” and the pastor had ... Read more >>

The Tale of Maggie Peasebody

The Tale of Maggie Peasebody

11/10/2021 6:49pm 4 minute read Tales of the Hoard

Here's a story that's been passed down to me by your grandmother's grandmother's grandmother's— you get the picture.   Once upon a time when the world was young, the Fair Folk walked amongst the people as plain as you're sitting there at my feet. They lived in wee little cottages, drove their wee little carts, and sold their wee little crops and animals in the fair, just as you and I.   ... Read more >>

Top 5 Coolest Mythical Creatures

Top 5 Coolest Mythical Creatures

11/03/2021 9:56am 3 minute read Features

Mythical creatures have captured our fascination for generations upon generations, and it’s obvious why.   They’re so COOL.   From majestic beasts to gentle giants, we’ve narrowed down our favorites from the Hoard and here’s why:   5. The Kraken Famous kraken: Davy Jones’ Kraken from The Pirates of the Caribbean   The one and only terrifying, tentacled, ... Read more >>

Some Wicked Treats 2

Some Wicked Treats 2

10/26/2021 10:08am 4 minute read Tales of the Hoard

“That’s right, you dumb witch, come get me!”   Cassie Johanson has guts. That’s what her dad used to say, especially when she was afraid. He’d named her after Butch Cassidy after all, and Casey at the bat, which meant she could keep a.) face down a pack of coyotes on her own and b.) keep swinging even when the outlook wasn’t brilliant.   Dad always told her: cling to the ... Read more >>

Some Wicked Treats

Some Wicked Treats

10/20/2021 3:13pm 4 minute read Tales of the Hoard

Alexandra Cromwell has been trying to summon the Dark Lord for, oh, going on about a century now. The other witches from the coven laugh behind her back. They say, “Silly Alexandra, believing in fairy tales. Silly Alexandra, thinking she can summon the Goat of Mendes all by herself. Silly Alexandra.”   Eye of newt, horn of toad, egg of snake...   She drops the ingredients one by one ... Read more >>

They Who Slumber: The Awakening

They Who Slumber: The Awakening

10/01/2021 8:54pm 3 minute read Tales of the Hoard

I am Aud, daughter of Ingvar. Tonight is the deepest night of vetrnætr, two days before Álfablót. The halls of my ancestors are restless; their shades whisper my name.   Many summers have passed since my grandfather joined them. Our men have left for faraway lands, following Odin’s call to search for riches and the glory of battle.   I alone am left to fend off ... Read more >>

They Who Slumber

They Who Slumber

10/01/2021 3:47pm 3 minute read Tales of the Hoard

In the Halls of Ingvar the Great, the wind whispers tales of old. Of warriors and kings, of conquest and victory, of the monsters and demons that roamed our once-blighted land.   Listen, now. Look.   Here lies the axe of the fallen Thjodhild Åsmundottir, shield-maiden and mother of Ingvar himself. Legends say that once, long ago, a pack of bloodthirsty Draugar, those filthy undead, ... Read more >>

Bad Luck on Sea: The Continuation

Bad Luck on Sea: The Continuation

09/30/2021 4:32pm 3 minute read Tales of the Hoard

I could breathe! And there was this beautiful woman, smiling at me, her hair flowing all around her like sea foam. Like the very water itself. She took my hand and we swam together, deeper and deeper into the depths of the sea. I saw the tops of a sunken pirate ship, and thousands of sparkling jewels that littered the sand below, like stars in the night sky. I saw a sleeping leviathan, ... Read more >>