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November 25, 2014

One Knight (Chapter Two) – A New Home

by darkjade68

Originally posted on The Written Word:

One Knight (Chapter Two) – A New Home

ONE KNIGHT

A Novel

by DarkJade (Written In 2011)

Prologue

Chapter One

CHAPTER TWO (Part One); A New Home

Far to the North East of Maelem, in the Keep of Hamke

Baron Braug sits upon his thrown, the room glowing amber with the light of his great fire… Baron Braug is a large man, perhaps six foot four, weighing close to two hundred and forty pounds… Upon his face is a blond, red, grizzled beard… His eyes a light brown. He isn’t all that handsome to look at, but he’s never short on maidens. If they wish to live that is.

Suddenly a thin, sharply bearded fellow, dressed in all black, flings into the room, and to his lords side, with much expediency. In his trembling hands, a scroll… But he does not speak.

“Speak…” issues the Baron.

“It is not good…

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November 20, 2014

One Knight (Chapter One) – Homecoming

by darkjade68

Originally posted on The Written Word:

One Knight (Chapter One) – Homecoming

ONE KNIGHT

A Novel

by DarkJade (Written In 2011)

CHAPTER ONE; Homecoming

As the Knights of Maelem entered the city walls, they were greeted by wives, family and friends.

Tyrion, who lived inside the castle walls with his wife of one year, Jade, waved and nodded to the people of Maelem, but inside he ached to see her.

As he reached the castle he dismounted from his dark chestnut steed, Kalos, removed his great gauntlets, and handed them to his squire, Enre.

Making his way down the great hall, the knights on guard would nod, and he in turn would glance their way and acknowledge them. Tyrion himself was a good sized man, six feet three in height, weighing perhaps in the two hundred twenty pound range, he was strong, and walked with a great deal of confidence. His Eyes dark…

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November 19, 2014

One Knight – Prologue

by darkjade68

Originally posted on The Written Word:

One Knight – Prologue

ONE KNIGHT

A Novel

by DarkJade (Written In 2011)

Prologue;

In a time of  Knights, Kings and Dragons… Our story takes place in the Kingdom of Maelem. Long Ruled by King Maelem himself, though his Wife has passed, and she had bore no children, he always felt that the Leader of his Armies, the Knight Tyrion, was as close to a Son as any man of non-royal blood could be.

Over the last fifteen years, Tyrion has lead his Kings Knights into battle with many a Fine Warlord, and in all cases, has been victorious.

Now as the King nears the final years of his life, he has but one gift he wishes to bestow upon Tyrion and his new Wife. But will it come too late.

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