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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... READ MORE

Top 5 Coolest Mythical Creatures

Top 5 Coolest Mythical Creatures

11/03/2021 9:56am 3 minute read All Articles | Ancient Mythology

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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... READ MORE

Bad Luck on Sea

Bad Luck on Sea

09/17/2021 12:03pm 4 minute read Tales of the Hoard

They say that women are bad luck. Bad to have on ships. Because women like me anger the sea gods and cause bad weather. But of course, I’d never seen any bad weather whenever I walked onto these boats, with my hair shorn close to my skull so I looked like a young man. Not any more than usual, anyway. Old sea dogs are funny like that. They notice... READ MORE

The Feriluce’s Forbidden Love 2

The Feriluce’s Forbidden Love 2

09/15/2021 10:35am 2 minute read Tales of the Hoard

So Elior stood before the Court of Heaven, charged with the highest treason: loving a mortal woman and putting her above the Supreme Being Itself.  The voice of the Feriluce rang out like a thousand insanities: “Elior. Prophet, Diviner, Keeper of Time. You have been charged with the highest treason. With the fraternization of a daughter of... READ MORE

The Feriluce’s Forbidden Love

The Feriluce’s Forbidden Love

09/09/2021 6:02pm 4 minute read Tales of the Hoard

In a time before time, winged Feriluce lived in the Heavens far above the chaos of the newly-formed earth. Their work was to watch the world and teach its denizens the art of magic, and alchemy, and agriculture, and more, and instill the Supreme Being’s order upon all the land. Among these Feriluce was Elior, the Feriluce of Prophecy and Divination.... READ MORE

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