The Knights of Northmarch -- Book 2- Chronicles of Aurei

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Duchess Aurei of Westmark battles the fury of the Necromancer's Guild as it seeks to destroy Northmarch and the world. Will the Drow girl and her friends be able to help King Haroldris turn the tide and save his kingdom?

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Up in the Air

Submitted: April 25, 2013

Duchess Aurei of Westmark battles the fury of the Necromancer's Guild as it seeks to destroy Northmarch and the world. Will the Drow girl and her friends be able to help King Haroldris turn the tide and save his kingdom? Read Chapter

On Board

Submitted: April 25, 2013

  2. On Board     Aurei sat on the large bed that dominated the rather luxurious brig of the Emperor's... Read Chapter

Drow for Dinner

Submitted: April 26, 2013

  3. Drow for Dinner     As was his style, the Emperor had made certain that his two lovely prisoners ... Read Chapter

Cast Away

Submitted: April 27, 2013

  4. Cast Away     Eleazar crouched behind one of two massive catapults that the Emperor had mounted o... Read Chapter

Night Crawlers

Submitted: April 28, 2013

  5. Night Crawlers       Fortunately, Fendoris was as cold and wet as they were, and so didn... Read Chapter

Tracked Down

Submitted: April 29, 2013

  6. Tracked down   He had no idea how much time had passed since he'd fallen asleep, but the sounds of feet tr... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 30, 2013

  7. Persecution     "As Aurei knows, when King Haroldris and I left Westmark last summer, we visited ... Read Chapter

Funeral Mass

Submitted: May 01, 2013

  8. Funeral Mass   Vinth was about to speak when the sound of the Yeshian chant of Redemption filled the air.I... Read Chapter

Ready to Ride

Submitted: May 02, 2013

  9. Ready to ride   Half an hour later they were ready to ride.With Boric and the two other Orcs gone, as well... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 03, 2013

  10. Exiles     The sky cleared some as they rode west across the icy ground, and thankfully melting ... Read Chapter

Dead or Alive

Submitted: May 04, 2013

  11. Dead or Alive     The party rode for most of the day without incident.The sun shone for some tim... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 05, 2013

  12. Pursued   They were gaining on them.Aurei and the others were certain of that.After riding for three hour... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 06, 2013

  13. Lightmas       For the two days following their arrival, there was a fury of activity t... Read Chapter

Judgment Day

Submitted: May 07, 2013

  14. Judgment Day   Rori Sanyala was quite snug wrapped in three of the heavy quilts that Pectros had supplied... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 08, 2013

  15. Testimony     Half an hour later, Rori sat at a table in the empty great room of the Muddy Boot,... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 09, 2013

  16. Fortifications       In the fenced courtyard of the Blood Knight’s Keep, King Haroldr... Read Chapter

The Argument

Submitted: May 10, 2013

  17. The Argument   “Aurei!   Aurei, wait a minute!   Let me explain!”  Eleazar jumped back... Read Chapter

The New Order

Submitted: May 11, 2013

  18. The new Order     Aurei and Eleazar sat at the same table, both with arms crossed in front of th... Read Chapter

Autumn Maid

Submitted: May 12, 2013

  19. Autumn Maid   It was late afternoon and the blizzard had, if anything, grown worse, but out on the roofto... Read Chapter

Role Models

Submitted: May 13, 2013

  20. Role Models     They spent several hours aboard the airship discussing the King’s plans for an... Read Chapter

Candlelight Vigil

Submitted: May 14, 2013

  21. Candlelight Vigil   In the small chapel of the Paladin’s Keep, which by this time tomorrow would be re-... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 15, 2013

  22. Vision       It was brilliant green, a bright but soothing forest of springtime.He glan... Read Chapter

Nitthum's Lament

Submitted: May 16, 2013

23. Nitthum’s Lament     Nitthum sat lonely, His countenance sa... Read Chapter

Glimmer of Hope

Submitted: May 17, 2013

  24. Glimmer of Hope     As his mother’s song ended, Eleazar blinked away the images that the tale ... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 18, 2013

  25. Ceremony       Rori was already tired, and she had only started her new job.The spirali... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 19, 2013

  26. Ringer   Immediately following the ceremony, Aurei rushed up to the King, and before he could say anythin... Read Chapter

Girl Time

Submitted: May 20, 2013

  27. Girl Time     Aurei expected to have a day or so before she joined Laz on his quest.As soon as t... Read Chapter

Redeye Flight

Submitted: May 21, 2013

  28. Redeye flight       An hour later, Aurei emerged on the parapet of the Ducal Keep carry... Read Chapter

Dark Plan

Submitted: May 22, 2013

29. Dark plan   Not far away, a ghastly shape wearing black armor stood at the doorway of an airship and addressed four ... Read Chapter

Stone Cold

Submitted: May 23, 2013

30. Stone Cold     An hour later, Captain Tarron suddenly announced to them, “The Imperial airship is just ah... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 24, 2013

31. Snowmen   Over two hundred miles away, Al Trisdes slowly walked his shift on the Ducal Keep, trying his best to keep... Read Chapter

Evil Awaits

Submitted: May 25, 2013

32. Evil Awaits     It was very dark and rather unsettling below the deck of the ship.A great struggle had occu... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 26, 2013

33. Golems     “Snowmen?You pulled me away from dinner to show me snowmen?”Captain Pectros glared at Lorren... Read Chapter

Dead of Winter

Submitted: May 27, 2013

  34. The Dead of Winter   The heavy metal door to the Emperor’s airship’s treasury should have been solidl... Read Chapter

Snow Storming

Submitted: May 28, 2013

35. Snow Storming   The line of golems seemed almost endless and they kept pouring over the top of the south wall and th... Read Chapter

Strong Opposition

Submitted: May 29, 2013

36. Strong Opposition     On the Emperor’s airship, Aurei was holding her own against the other Death Knight.... Read Chapter

Teaming Up

Submitted: May 30, 2013

37. Teaming Up     Just outside the Ducal Keep, a fierce battle was being fought between another group of snow ... Read Chapter

Lightning Raid

Submitted: May 31, 2013

38. Lightning Raid   Aurei hesitated for only an instant, feeling terrible reluctance to leave Eleazar alone with the tw... Read Chapter


Submitted: June 01, 2013

39. Compulsion   Matron Zeatt had not been having an easy night before the attack of the snow golems began.She laid awak... Read Chapter

Free Fall

Submitted: June 02, 2013

40. Free Fall   With blazing speed, Aurei let go of the light sword and grabbed Eleazar’s wrist as they fell.Suddenly ... Read Chapter

The Cure

Submitted: June 03, 2013

41. The Cure   Aeric and Alis were not the only ones seeking the Priestess of Yesh, for Queen Eioldth and Siris had witn... Read Chapter

Light and Darkness

Submitted: June 04, 2013

42. Light and Darkness       Eleazar was valiantly holding his own against the Death Knight.The undead... Read Chapter

Nitthum's Bane

Submitted: June 05, 2013

43. Nitthum’s Bane   Eleazar fell to the ground, his face riddled with tiny shards of the swords.The light from his sw... Read Chapter

Consuming Fire

Submitted: June 06, 2013

44. Consuming Flame       While the two Paladins rested beside the warmth of the blazing fire, the cre... Read Chapter


Submitted: June 07, 2013

45. Rescue       It was a gray, cold dawn when the crew of the Autumn Maid saw the smoldering flames o... Read Chapter


Submitted: June 07, 2013

46. Temptation     As they went down the stairs into the Ducal Keep, Aurei turned to Eleazar, “Well, what now... Read Chapter

The Fire of Lust

Submitted: June 09, 2013

47. Fire of Lust     “Ok, Aurei, hold on there a minute…” He desperately tried to think of something to s... Read Chapter

A Dream Shared

Submitted: June 10, 2013

48. A Dream shared     He was in a forest – not a huge, terrifyingly dark forest, but one that seemed peacefu... Read Chapter

Revelry Reveille

Submitted: June 11, 2013

49. Revelry Reveille   They were still together as the dream ended, sitting hand in hand watching the sun rise over the ... Read Chapter

Growing Pains

Submitted: June 12, 2013

50. Growing Pains   While Eleazar was meeting with the trio at the Ducal Keep, Aurei had hurriedly changed into her serv... Read Chapter

Inside Man

Submitted: June 13, 2013

51. Inside Man     An hour later, Aurei had the Ducal Guard’s breakfast finished, and she hurried the food ov... Read Chapter

Trip to the Crypts

Submitted: June 14, 2013

52. Trip to the Crypts       It took them an hour and a half to ready themselves for the adventure.Aur... Read Chapter

Shock and Awe

Submitted: June 15, 2013

53. Shock and Awe   They descended quite a bit quicker with the extra weight, but it was a safe speed and the three were... Read Chapter

Shadows of Night

Submitted: June 16, 2013

54. Shadows of Night     It was upon them almost at once, a terrible blackness, that attacked.Its claws knocked... Read Chapter


Submitted: June 17, 2013

55. Graveyard     Descending the stairs, no-one spoke, all ears focused on the slightest sound.At the bottom of... Read Chapter

Maternal Instinct

Submitted: June 18, 2013

56. Maternal Instinct     “They’re in trouble!”Eioldth announced to the pacing Orc lady as she peered int... Read Chapter

Mortal Remains

Submitted: June 19, 2013

57. Mortal Remains   It was a horrible experience, staking the hearts of the 11 Vampires in each of their coffins, then ... Read Chapter

A Time to Mourn

Submitted: June 20, 2013

58. A Time to Mourn   Aurei sat on top of the quarter deck of the Necromancer’s Guild airship, her feet hanging over a... Read Chapter

Thicker Than Water

Submitted: June 21, 2013

59. Thicker than Water     It was late that evening and she had ordered that everyone leave her alone so she co... Read Chapter

The State of Flux

Submitted: June 22, 2013

60. The State of Flux     Never in her entire life had Aurei Bugley ever seen a place like that. She stood in b... Read Chapter

Future Plans

Submitted: June 23, 2013

61. Future Plans     It was dawn before Aurei popped awake and she immediately looked around, wondering if she... Read Chapter

Epilogue - Flesh is Weak

Submitted: June 24, 2013

62. Epilogue Flesh is Weak   Eleazar laid his head back under the wonderful waterfall in the bath house under the Mu... Read Chapter