The World Of Sweet Twilight

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic
Inspired by the Tarot of the Sweet Twilight deck by Cristina Benintende, published by Lo Scarabeo.
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One Drummer Drumming

Submitted: June 18, 2019

One Drummer Drumming Hear him as he beats the drum. Repetitive but not steady; a missed beat here, an extra one there but it’s clea... Read Chapter

Making Magic

Submitted: June 18, 2019

Making Magic The drummer becomes entangled and he falls down in to a heap. We’ve gone and lost that marching beat, but it’s too l... Read Chapter

Downwards Drop

Submitted: June 20, 2019

Downwards Drop It only takes a couple of seconds for the realization to sink in. The magician is more than likely still sitting in ... Read Chapter


Submitted: June 21, 2019

Poolside Teeter on the edge, struggle hard now not to topple any further and make a splash. This pool is so much more than Olympic si... Read Chapter

Perfectly Balanced

Submitted: June 21, 2019

Perfectly Balanced. So we are to go and seek out her husband. And what was it she had said? The Emperor? That had to mean that the wo... Read Chapter

A Bit Of Headucation

Submitted: June 22, 2019

A Bit Of Headucation I can’t speak for the rest of you, but me – I don’t know what this Emperor was on about. Heirophant? What,... Read Chapter

All You Need Is Love?

Submitted: June 24, 2019

All You Need Is Love? It seems that the lesson is over now. No more about the natural world, but the Heirophant is now turning his at... Read Chapter

Defying The Laws Of Space

Submitted: June 25, 2019

Defying The Laws Of Space Lesson time is over, or so it seems. The girl picks up her cat, puts him under her arm and walks off, singi... Read Chapter

Harmony And Balance

Submitted: June 28, 2019

Harmony And Balance When we set off on our chariot ride, the sky is split in two. On our right is a deeper reddish hue with a sun tha... Read Chapter

Seeking The Wisdom Of The Man Alone

Submitted: June 29, 2019

Seeking The Wisdom Of The Man Alone “’Take them to my brother’, she says. All very well for Ms Justice to say, but not so easy ... Read Chapter

Spinning The Wheel

Submitted: June 30, 2019

Spinning The Wheel The Hermit’s words had an ominous feel to them. What was this ‘wheel’ we were being taken to? I desperately ... Read Chapter

You've Got To Be Strong!

Submitted: July 02, 2019

You’ve Got To Be Strong! We all stand watching the wheel as it revolves and revolves. Four turns, five turns, and it is still going... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 03, 2019

Swords? We have not moved. Nothing has changed; there is still the dark blue sky of twilight and the green grass of home. Perhaps it ... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 04, 2019

Helping What kind of help can this girl with the sword want from us? I mean, we are all unarmed, not a weapon between us, and she doe... Read Chapter

Through The Heart

Submitted: July 05, 2019

Through The Heart. The four of us remain standing there on the beach, gradually becoming drier if not warmer. There’s not much to b... Read Chapter

Up A Tree

Submitted: July 06, 2019

Up A Tree “Don’t worry. She’ll be back.” It was none of us speaking. In fact, the voice had startled the four of us who h... Read Chapter

Take Three!

Submitted: July 07, 2019

Take Three! Her slow breathing must have made us all fall asleep for the next thing I’m aware of is waking up, balancing and disori... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 08, 2019

Grounded We all turn round, intending to retreat back the way we had come. It is not going to happen though; we realise that fact alm... Read Chapter

The Wall

Submitted: July 09, 2019

The Wall Can skeletons laugh? I wouldn’t have thought it would be possible but this one certainly seems to. It is a deep laugh, not... Read Chapter

The Captive

Submitted: July 10, 2019

The Captive Our howling seems to turn in to an all-out scream. Our four voices combine but still the laughter, the chittering, seems ... Read Chapter

"Please, Just Go!"

Submitted: July 11, 2019

“Please, Just Go!” She opened her eyes. I had thought that she might be unconscious, but then I realized how stupid I must have b... Read Chapter

The Young One

Submitted: July 12, 2019

The Young One “Oh, boy, that was close,” I said. It was a thought that just burst its way out there without any fore-thought. ... Read Chapter

The Prince

Submitted: July 14, 2019

The Prince The young girl seemed not to have noticed us. She stayed in the same position for a long time, too long for us to remain s... Read Chapter

Regal Red

Submitted: July 15, 2019

Regal Red We turn in the direction of her pointing finger and see a girl, who really is quite stunning. Although on closer look she i... Read Chapter

Princesses And Unicorns

Submitted: July 17, 2019

Princesses And Unicorns Monty dropped his sword and embraced Rebecca. It was kind of moving and sort of embarrassing all at the same ... Read Chapter

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