Day and Night

Rated: T
This story is for the “Bedtime Stories” week of the competition. Huge shout-out to mygodyourebeautiful for still having the most amazing url, oh, and for betaing. Definitely that. Do enjoy this story as I have, and tell me what you think if you feel the need!

Once upon a time, in a land several kingdoms over, a knight stood watch on the northern wall of the most protected castle.  Entrusted into her care was a fair maiden with a love of knowledge and books. She spent her passive days devouring the words of people who had traveled far past anywhere she would ever go. She was a prisoner in the fortress built solely to keep her from the outside world. Behind barred windows and locked doors, she kept a dream in her heart – that a noble spirit, with unyielding bravery in the face of danger, would come to save her. All the brick in the castle and all the soldiers hired to keep her captive, would not be strong enough to stop them as they fled into the open night.

Some days, she fell in love with her hero after weeks of freedom on the road. Some nights, the kind soul became a friend and helped her set up an anonymous life in the hilly countryside. All times, she wanted those days and nights to be tangible reality. Let me tell you here, now, how cruel a fantasy can be….

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Welcome to the fourteenth week of the FYLG competition rules are pretty simple just incorporate the challenges below in a story or graphic/gif and use the tag “fylgcompetitionwk14” in the first five tags.

Weekly Challenge 14:

Editors: Did you see that - Favorite Episode

FF Authors: Bedtime Stories - Once upon a time there lived a succubus…

The prize for each category will be a Wacom Tablet CTH 670 for the editors and for the authors a US$150 gift voucher to a book store of your choosing. (The store must have a website in English and take paypal/cc to be able purchase the gift voucher)

To be eligible for the prizes:

  • Must be original work, no recycling of your old stuff
  • One entry per person for each weekly challenge will only be counted.
  • You can enter both categories
  • Late weekly challenges are accepted.
  • A minimum of 13 weekly challenges (for each category if you do both) must be entered before the competition end date of 8th September.

The winner will be selected at random by using random.org.

Any questions just contact me here and previous competition information is available here. If you noticed that I haven’t reblogged your entry just send a message with the url.

Previous Challenges - Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week8, Week 9, Week 10, Week 11 Week 12 Week 13