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Stories in the series "A Matter of Pride"

# 1: A Matter of Pride Part 1

By: | DargonZine 15, Issue 5

Aleksandr tried not to tremble as he looked over the top of his wooden shield at his opponent, who seemed nearly twice as tall as him and built like a tree. Indeed, Aleksandr might as well have been facing a tree he thought, for the amount of damage he was likely to do to the brute. Sigurdur was many years older and more experienced than Aleksandr -- in fact years older and wiser than any of the squires, as Sigurdur ... [ Read More ]

# 2: A Matter of Pride Part 2

By: | DargonZine 15, Issue 6

Aleksandr rode at a leisurely pace down the dirt highway on the back of a bay gelding. On either side of him, dense forest lined the road along the well-remembered path from Fennell Keep to Heahun. Aleksandr was troubled by swinging emotions, as one moment he was excited to be headed home, and the next he dreaded having to face his parents after the humiliation at the Holy Sennight tournament only the previous day. He still could scarcely believe what ... [ Read More ]