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Stories in the series "The Dwarf"

# 1: The Dwarf Part 1

By: | DargonZine 8, Issue 3

Cyrus Gatney flipped through a picture-book as he slowly rode home on the back of his mule. The pages were adorned with woodcut pictures of griffons, grobbins and other fantastic creatures, and Cyrus stared in wonder as he imagined himself a fierce hunter. In his vision the stallion he rode moved as swiftly as a wildcat, carrying the armored man with ease as they bore down on prey.   In his reality, the steed under his rump was a glassy-eyed old mule ... [ Read More ]

# 2: The Dwarf Part 2

By: | DargonZine 9, Issue 1

What has gone before: In the village of Shireton, five-year-old Aaron Nirnov isn't growing up like other children -- he's a Dwarf. Many in the farming community consider it punishment from the gods, and Aaron 's mother Trissa is told by Coira, a neighbor, that the family is no longer welcome. With other children, Aaron and his brother Gull snuck off to Pig's Bottom to skip stones across the lake. While there, two of the group fell into deep water, ... [ Read More ]