Collectivisation Part 9

Collectivisation | February 16, 2018

We have finally arrived at the granary after about a ten-minute walk. I told Iris to stay outside while I count the sacks of grain that is in the wooden structure. Surprisingly, it is unguarded. With what is happening in the region, I would expect at least some security stationed

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Collectivisation Part 8

Collectivisation | February 15, 2018

“Could you do me a favour, sweetheart? Go to the other side of town and check up on the granary for me, will you?”, that was the task given to me by Eva. Sakaki was tasked to check up on the meat stores, so I agreed to help her. … That

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Collectivisation Part 7

Collectivisation | January 25, 2018

I am speechless… After all the fiasco in the pub, here I am, in the same bed with my back facing Sakaki. After Eva passed out drunk on our dinner table, we, specifically Sakaki, dragged her back to our room in the inn. We didn’t know where she is

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Collectivisation Part 6

Collectivisation | January 14, 2018

Nadiah and I proceeded to find a table to settle down. With all the commotion about, the famine doesn’t seem to apply to this particular part of the region. The corrupt and rich live off whatever they stole. Where, particularly, did they source their food from? From the farmers

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Collectivisation Part 5

Collectivisation | January 14, 2018

We arrived at the gates of Temp Pines. Replete with guards keeping watch the town its massive stone walls bearing down hard on us to erode our significance — our presence diminished. Nadiah explained to us that the town is an abode for the elite of the Southern Region, many officials

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Collectivisation Part 4

Collectivisation | January 14, 2018

“How far is Temp Pines, exactly?”, inquired Sakaki. “Oh, not that far, just a day’s worth of walking southwards.” Replied Nadiah.   After our exchange in the morning, we started our journey to catch up with the Karma who was pursuing the Gashadokuro. “I guess ’just up ahead’ is a

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Collectivisation Part 3

Collectivisation | January 14, 2018

“What?! A Gashadokuro?! You must be joking!”, Sakaki exclaimed.   Sakaki managed to singlehandedly take care of the Pontianak while I took care of Nadiah. Everyone is camped outside of town to avoid the sickening stench of corpse.   “Y-yes, a Karma passed through town a few days ago in pursuit.”, said

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Collectivisation Part 2

Collectivisation | January 14, 2018

“Hahaha, remember the time when Mentor Futuysuki forced us to watch her kill a Diao Si Gui?”, grinned Sakaki as he relived memories of our past. “You were so scared of it that you practically hung onto my body and I had to carry you around while we were chasing

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Collectivisation Part 1

Collectivisation | January 14, 2018

It’s been 2 days since I left Koi Village, leaving behind Sakaki - my companion, senior, and close friend. The villager thanked me with a backpack of rations, telling me that I would need it as my journey towards the South is going to be tough. Not managing specifics,

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Bloodlust Part 5

Bloodlust | January 14, 2018

Bloodlust Part 5

With it between, the moon delineated its silhouette and we can clearly see the overall shape of it as it circles around the village centre… It is definitely not a shadow anymore, now in its second form, the giant bat-like creature commands wingspan the length of a house, with its

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