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The Beast – Part Ten

February 24, 2016 Ben Zwycky 1

Part 1 Part 9 He presses on the injury, Holds the wound closed gingerly, And rushes down the barren hill, Empowered by a desperate will. He asks for strength and righteous eyes To resist the […]

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The Beast – Part Nine

February 22, 2016 Ben Zwycky 1

Part 1 Part 8 They stand and breathe Amid the bones of long-dead men. It can’t believe That Daric is back here again. “What brings you here? Why do you hide Inside that shell of […]

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The Beast – Part Eight

February 20, 2016 Ben Zwycky 1

Part One Part Seven “May I know your name at least, good sir?” she asks with pain. “Daric son of Connor, son of Fergus, son of Caine.” “A heart of oak is what you have, […]

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The Beast – Part Seven

February 19, 2016 Ben Zwycky 1

Part 1 Part 6 “Hold your tongue, you worthless wench, There are no saints to save you; We’ll leave your body in a trench Or perhaps enslave you. “Your shack will make a useful base For […]

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The Beast – Part Six

February 17, 2016 Ben Zwycky 1

Part 1 Part 5 The trapdoor opens with a creak To reveal a tunnel bleak Sloping down into the dark, Then a torch lights with a spark. He takes the torch and ventures down The […]

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The Beast – Part Five

February 16, 2016 Ben Zwycky 1

Part 1 Part 4 Atop the lonely peak he finds a pair of silver beams Moulded at right angles, giving off a ghostly gleam. This place’s eerie atmosphere has silenced all the birds, He steps […]

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The Beast – Part Four

February 14, 2016 Ben Zwycky 0

Part 1 Part 3 “You asked for hope, that’s all I know; There is no simple cure. You have to walk against the flow, And most of all, endure.” “Who are you, that you don’t flee […]

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The Beast – Part Three

February 13, 2016 Ben Zwycky 1

Part 1 Part 2 His claws have half retracted, But he’s clearly still a freak. While he is thus distracted He’s startled by a squeak. “Hmm, what do we have out here?” Says an old […]

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The Beast – Part Two

February 10, 2016 Ben Zwycky 2

Part 1   With pointed snout and matted fur, Imposing frame that barely stirs, It stands, so proud, And eyes the outcast’s tattered rags. And then out loud With smooth and cultured voice it brags, […]