Category Archives: The Ship – Silabrek to Ælim

Silabrek to Ælim (5/5)

That night was the longest of my life to that point.  Worse than any night before major exams at the Academy.  Worse than the night we were attacked by lizardfolk on the river (only by virtue of sheer terror, not … Continue reading

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Silabrek to Ælim (4/5)

Twilight came, and the mood grew more somber.  A faceless yellow flag now flapping from the highest mast, the captain and crew engaged their critical plan.  Sails were unfurled, the anchor heaved from the shallows, and the Bonnie Heather pointed … Continue reading

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Silabrek to Ælim (3/5)

I came up to the bridge and waited a turn to ask Angus what was at issue.  I was told to stay out of the way.  The crew busied with a multitude of pre-planned tasks, some of which were covering … Continue reading

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Silabrek to Ælim (2/5)

The accommodations were terrible; below decks, no windows, only a hammock and an oil lantern, and everything smelled like low-tide and pitch and wet wood and ripe banana.  I was only down there to sleep, or stay out of the … Continue reading

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Silabrek to Ælim (1/5)

To my detriment, this insert to my journal will illuminate the reader to the depth of how naïve I was, between the time of my graduation from the Academy, and my present state. This aside begins when I left my … Continue reading

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