Meddling in Foreign Affairs

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic
Dismas didn't intend to get involved in the beginnings of a war between of elves and dwarves: he was quite happy moving from town to town, supporting himself with petty theft. Unfortunately for him, he wasn't given much of a choice. Well, he was given a choice, to find the missing dwarven prince or be executed underneath the largest mountain in the world.

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A Missing Person

Submitted: July 10, 2019

Although the winds of the receding winter howled loudly outside, the mountain city of Dragtsyenost was busier than usual. The dwarves wer... Read Chapter

A Trap

Submitted: July 10, 2019

Dismas scanned the crowd at the Sneaking Sarka again from where he sat next to a wall, hoping to spot an easy target to lighten up his mo... Read Chapter

Being an "Elf"

Submitted: July 10, 2019

After shaving and switching cloaks with the elf, Dismas found himself wandering through the dark streets of Sdelki with his new hood up, ... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 10, 2019

Dismas awoke to an aching pain in his shoulder, followed by pain everywhere. He was upright, but he couldn’t move and spent a few minut... Read Chapter

Meeting the Mountain King

Submitted: July 10, 2019

Dismas was unsure of how much time had passed since he was locked up, but it was at least a few days until Stryel returned. Dismas didn... Read Chapter

The Hospital

Submitted: July 10, 2019

Dyomahai took Dismas further down into the mountain, much to his surprise. It had seemed that the further down they went, the more import... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 10, 2019

Dismas woke up, once again very disoriented. His shoulder was stiff and his right arm was full of pins and needles, and he was in the nic... Read Chapter

The Beginning of a Journey

Submitted: July 10, 2019

Dismas woke up to a knocking on the door. It was very loud and bothersome. He decided to ignore it and go back to sleep, but it just got ... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 10, 2019

The rest of their journey was almost silent. Dismas walked at a comfortable but fast pace, and Byulat alternated between speed walking an... Read Chapter

On a Boat

Submitted: July 10, 2019

Byulat woke Dismas up as the sun was setting so that he could also get some sleep. Dismas reluctantly took control of the paddles, but as... Read Chapter

The Forest

Submitted: July 11, 2019

Byulat woke Dismas as it was getting dark again. It seemed kinda silly considering that dwarves had better night vision than humans, but ... Read Chapter

A City of Elves

Submitted: July 25, 2019

The city of Maiorsem was deep in the Escatar Forest, but it would would probably only take a little more than a day to get there by boat.... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 01, 2019

Dismas was suddenly awoken by movement. He opened his eyes quickly, and moved into a crouching position so he could move more quickly if ... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 01, 2019

It was much easier to get out of the city than it was to get in. Aya knew her way around, and was able to lead them around the most-trave... Read Chapter

An Attempt at a Peaceful Night

Submitted: August 01, 2019

Dismas was woken up by the sound of someone moving about in the room. He stayed still, assuming it was Byulat or Aya, until he heard unfa... Read Chapter

Breaking Dwarven Laws

Submitted: August 01, 2019

They had to travel a bit slower than before, thanks to Dismas’ new injury, but it also conveniently gave Aya some time to get used to h... Read Chapter

A Mountain Hike

Submitted: August 03, 2019

After a few hours they emerged from the side of the mountain. The view was amazing and the trail that Dyomahai had mentioned was overgrow... Read Chapter

Yael's House

Submitted: August 03, 2019

Just a head's up: this chapter is from Byulat's perspective!
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Submitted: August 03, 2019

Dismas felt like he was in a fluffy cloud. He didn’t want to open his eyes in case that made him fall through the cloud and splat on th... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 03, 2019

The next morning, Dismas woke up in his room alone. He had half expected Terry to be there, considering it was also her room, but there w... Read Chapter

At Peace

Submitted: August 03, 2019

When Dismas woke up, Terry was still right where she had been when he fell asleep, but she was sleeping. He smiled and pulled her closer,... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 03, 2019

The next morning, Dismas was slightly confused about how warm he was. At least until he realized that Terry was there, and Mara was tucke... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 09, 2019

The next morning, Dismas woke up early, but was incredibly reluctant to get out of bed. He played with Terry’s hair lazily for a few mi... Read Chapter

The Palace

Submitted: August 09, 2019

The next morning they ate breakfast early and walked up to the palace. Dismas made sure that Byulat had the letter, so he could ask the k... Read Chapter

Talking on a Tower

Submitted: August 09, 2019

It was strange to walk around in Tyrlim with Cephas and Yltani. Dismas had gotten used to the strange looks that Byulat and Aya got, but ... Read Chapter

A Plan for the Future

Submitted: August 09, 2019

When he was confident in what the general layout of the palace was, Dismas decided to go and actually figure out what was where. He start... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 09, 2019

Dismas wandered around aimlessly for a while, trying to stop feeling so angry. He managed to find his way back to where Cephas had gone t... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 09, 2019

Cephas was surprised to see him follow after Yltani. “Didn’t expect to see you here. I thought you’d gotten lost or something.” ... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 09, 2019

Dismas was still angry the next morning. He’d stormed back to his room without even bothering to tell Byulat and Aya what happened, and... Read Chapter

Aegis and Aesculus

Submitted: August 09, 2019

Seeing as it was summer, Dismas thought that there would be no problem with not bringing his cloak along on their trip to Maiorsem. Howev... Read Chapter