Lady Nak is a ghost from Thai folklore in a perpetual search for her husband, who fled when he realized his wife was actually a spirit. She terrorizes every living creature she encounters, blaming them for making him flee, and kills everyone she can to keep them from revealing her haunted secret.
Our King had failed.
He had failed his people, his armies, and his destiny.
Most of all, he had failed his god.
Jeraziah knelt in the Solaris Chapel of Adkarna. The glass ceiling allowed sunlight to fill the circular vestry, bathing the altar and tapestries in hazy brightness, but Jeraziah did not look at these. His eyes were upon the worn mosaic beneath his knees, cast in shadow. Continue reading The Return of the Blind Prophet