Tag Archives: Steppe

Fort (Mark II)

No more orders, directives have ceased. They’ve fallen from rotation. Senses have dulled, thoughts numbed. The soldiers match the forts dereliction. The enemy have never showed. The steppe remains empty. Lone caravans become regiments, roaming animals become mythical beasts. Such … Continue reading

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Watch Tower

From the watch tower the steppe appears forever empty. Black dot without definition screams towards the watch tower. Horse so fast eight hooves clatter carrying a rider past the watch tower. Dust passes through the watch tower out of here … Continue reading

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Horseman (Undead)

Death rattle skeletal rider heads for the village Wide brimmed sombrero disguises bony features (alabaster face) Ivory fingers itchy trigger action Drifting poncho flashes of hollow torso Skeleton horseman stalks the moon strewn highlands Death rattle reverberates through the hills … Continue reading

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