Have you ever had something stolen from you? The battle with the bandits had left Captain Leo Peaches in need of replacements for a sizeable portion of his crew. Luckily for him, the port of Alesana on the northern side of the island turned out to be a sizeable town with plenty of folk lookin’ … Continue reading Prompt 261-Stolen
If you had a pet parrot, what would you teach it to say? “Hey Leo, there’s something that’s been bugging me since we met.” Kita hung by her knees from the rigging above him, her orange-red hair swaying in the breeze like a fiery pennant. She did love to climb. The Captain grinned. She was … Continue reading Prompt 250-Parrot
Are you more like your mother or your father? Or are you more like someone else? “We were lucky to have washed ashore in this atoll,” Leo said, standing with one hand on his hip and the other shielding his eyes as he scanned the lagoon and the horizon for signs of The Eternity. “That … Continue reading Prompt 201-Who Are You Like?
In what way do you not fit in with the family you grew up with? “That girl isn’t right.” “She has far too much spirit.” “Poor Jin. Such a troublesome daughter he has.” “Mika must be so ashamed. She puts on such a brave face.” “That hair is offensive.” “She can never hide with that … Continue reading Prompt 196-Misfit
Recall a memorable haircut or hairstyle you have had, given, or witnessed. Leo scanned the coast warily with his spyglass as the rowboat made its approach to the island. He didn’t like not knowing where he was. Given their recent troubles, he liked less approaching an unknown shore where any manner of enemy might be … Continue reading Prompt 195-Memorable Hairstyle
Describe in detail one item that you would love to inherit from a relative, or that you have inherited. Kita sprinted down a narrow alley between two shops in the Royal Merchant’s Quarter, her soft boots nearly soundless against the cobblestone. Her pursuers, by contrast, crashed loudly in the night, the metal plates on their … Continue reading Prompt 182-Inheritance
Write about your first home: your childhood home or your first apartment or house of your own. "Explain something to me," Leo said. Kita dropped her gaze from the stars, narrowing her eyes querulously. He went on without waiting for a response. "How does a mainland ninja end up all the way out on a … Continue reading Prompt 135-First Home