Stories tagged “SHAME”

  • Benign and Malignant

    The echo of my boots attracted the silent judgment of every deluded man in the Hall. Under their disapproving gaze, I was glad to be wearing armor. Well judgment could go both ways and while the Order held temporal power, I was now a peer to a different k…

    Posted 4 years ago
  • Poking Around

    Chains, heavy ones from the sound of it, rattled in the basement, undercut by heavy snuffling. I didn't want to go down there but it was the one place we hadn't checked. My imagination conjured horrible beasts and wicked demons in that awful place.

    Behin…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Blame

    It was one of those days where things happened, and you did stuff, but it felt like your focus was off. You did what you knew how to do, but you missed the point of doing it.

    Other people noticed, so you felt self-conscious and guilty and ashamed of you…

    Posted 6 years ago