On the Late Massacre in Milton Who now recalls the ancient bygone days When all our fathers worshiped stocks and stones? Who lives who saw the sacred shrines and groves Where painted men would honor demon-gods? Who saw them dancing ‘neath the standing stones When sacred fires burned on solstice-days? All this … Continue reading Poem: ‘On the Late Massacre in Milton’
The Wake Phearson studied Jared O’Brien’s corpse, and he was troubled. Phearson O’Toole was no stranger to death; he’d served in the County Irregulars as a young man and seen action in various disputes and blood-feuds ever since. But the way Old Jared’s mortal flesh lay neatly set on the dining room table . . … Continue reading The Wake (short story) (Gothic horror)
The tale of Sigurd the Volsung is one of the most important central narratives of pagan Germanic literature and continues to strongly influence the fantasy genre to this day, but translations are often gross oversimplifications or written in difficult and inaccessible language. Here, our hero presents a summary in her own words that she hopes … Continue reading Gretchen Ruins Heathenry, Part 2: The Volsungasaga in summary [story and video]
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