Venayo TalesJustified Rage<div><p dir="ltr">Our encounter with Axelotl gave me much upon which to meditate. I found myself getting very angry with that man. But he was not mine to fight. I did not fight him so the anger still burns.</p> <p dir="ltr">I sat with this anger for quite a while. The anger did not diminish but a peace came over me nonetheless. I realized that some things, some people are…</p></div>Luke BayneTue, 16 Apr 2019 12:41:38 -0400 Leaper & The Net part 2: Catch & Realize<div><p dir="ltr">At the last minute I chose not to go through with Avitu’s elevation ritual. I had allowed myself to get swept up in my emotions. The discovery about Malu -- or the lack of Malu, Celendrial’s illness, my fear for Mallow and Priscilla, my love of this town and my fear for it. But as Avitu lowered me under the water, all my hasty decisions and…</p></div>Luke BayneMon, 29 Oct 2018 15:18:15 -0400 Leaper and the Net<div><p dir="ltr">Stelar is standing behind Venayo as he is deciding to be changed.</p> <p dir="ltr">    Stelar speaking to themselves: We really aren’t sure about all the things these people are doing. Everything is confusing and different, and what this witch has to say is terrifying on many levels we are not prepared to comprehend. We could be seperated, but into what? Do we…</p></div>Luke BayneThu, 18 Oct 2018 08:17:37 -0400 Am Malu<div><p dir="ltr">When I meditate, it is like I am inside a thundercloud. But I am also the thundercloud. I am furious with the nothics. They robbed me of any chance to walk the Path of Grief. I have been slammed straight into accepting that I am the source of the rage. I am Malu. </p> <p dir="ltr">All I am left with is “why?” Why am I so angry? Am I angry? Or do I just love…</p></div>Luke BayneMon, 01 Oct 2018 10:45:35 -0400 Crow Doctor's Gift<div><p dir="ltr">I wept openly when the crow doctor gave me the amulet. I have been away from the Still Water folk for a long time, but I feel that is still is an appropriate and understandable reaction. I wept for the pain I had caused Takis. I wept for the apology I could not bring myself to give, that I did not think would be accepted anyway. I wept for the…</p></div>Luke BayneThu, 26 Jul 2018 12:15:35 -0400 Letter<div><p>To my friends </p> <p>Mallow Flower and Two Tails of the Fallen Stones clan</p> <p>The Scratching Post</p> <p>Town of Titan’s Reach</p> <p><br></p> <p>I have been learning a great many things. Particularly about entertaining and “stagecraft”. The fighting the performers do is very similar to the practice forms of my people. But my people aim for subtlety and surprise. The…</p></div>Luke BayneThu, 09 Nov 2017 14:44:36 -0500