Posts in Book I: A Strange Bunch

Episode 3: The Flames of Change

This entry is episode 3 of 23 in the series Tale of Tales

  The Flames of Change     The scurry through the woods, that followed immediately, Senka would remember as only a blur of incomplete images; several scratches from thorns and branches, a slight tear in the sleeve of her white shirt, her scarf snared by a low stick that dragged it off her head, leaving it hanging from the knotted braid underneath her disheveled hair as she ran on in a panic. Her dog racing… Read More

Episode 2: Senka and Vidra

This entry is episode 2 of 23 in the series Tale of Tales

Part I   • A Strange Bunch •     Senka and Vidra   Senka was happy. It is not hard to be happy when you know so little. She could not know, as no one else could have, that her name was born out of a strange misunderstanding in the thick of a tragedy, but had firmly gripped her father’s story that her name was the last wish of her departed mother, the most… Read More

Episode 1: The Third Night (Prophecy)

This entry is episode 1 of 23 in the series Tale of Tales

  To nameless bards and storytellers whose words have been my guideposts.   No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach the darkest depths. C. G. Jung, “Aion”     Opening Notes   There are many mythical beings in this book that are unknown in English and most other languages. It was a great endeavor to make them all conceivable. A good example is dragon, as there are three types:… Read More