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Forum: Original Works   02-05-17, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By Treesnifer
Snif's Vote!

1st Place: Myen'Tal, Metamorphasis, 3 pts
2nd Place: Brother Emund, The Long Watch, 2 pts

Nice! These were both good! I must admit, "Toxic" just didn't do it for me this time around. Nothing...
Forum: Original Works   01-06-17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Long, long ago, in the early years of the Second...

Long, long ago, in the early years of the Second Age...or the mid-70's, as the case may be, I read a book called Cestus Dei. A sci-fi book about a universe where the Catholic Church takes over and...
Forum: Original Works   01-06-17, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By Treesnifer
A coward dies a thousand deaths, the hero only...

A coward dies a thousand deaths, the hero only dies one. - I was raised on this quote (or mis-quote, as the case may be) by my dad, trying to get me to try new things...which I am historically loath...
Forum: Original Works   01-04-17, 12:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Chapter the Third, part 5 of 5

Jyn's Attack, part 2



With a quick yank, she pulled the last grenade free and tossed it to the eldar on her left and without waiting to see the result, bolted away. Within a blink of an eye,...
Forum: Original Works   01-03-17, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By Treesnifer
1st Place - Brother Emund, Cannon Fodder, 3pts ...

1st Place - Brother Emund, Cannon Fodder, 3pts
--You always have the best twists, and the added info at the end just put this one over the top. One of your best that I've caught.

2nd Place -...
Forum: Original Works   12-23-16, 03:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Chapter the Third, part 4 of 5

Jyn’s Attack

Jyn’s run did not stop as she nearer the crest, nor slow to a walk to allow her to take in the lay of the knoll’s top. Her run simply kept her going, each foot falling as lightly as...
Forum: Original Works   12-19-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By Treesnifer
Quick Critique for Myen

Nice one! All I saw was this typo. :ok:
Forum: Original Works   12-19-16, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By Treesnifer
Brought to you by Psalms 37, 62, 121, 1, and 23

Death of a White Shield

1098 words




“Fear not the psyker, xeno, abomination, nor traitor! They will fade as fog in the heat of the sun and we, the faithful, will triumph! Remember! The...
Forum: Original Works   12-12-16, 08:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Chapter the Third, part 3 of 5

The rearmost car, in its standard position, rode the Dragon Car. A Land Train car that was the size of a barracks. The Berzerker Car, the only troop transport car in the land train arsenal, could...
Forum: Original Works   12-07-16, 11:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Chapter the Third, part 2 of 5

Thorbjorn:

With a shout, the hearthguard squad forced the warriors to move out. Turning to a flanking position on the Land Train, the warriors dropped into the travel trot. Their pace matched...
Forum: Original Works   12-02-16, 02:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Chapter the Third, part 1 of 5

Chapter the Third

Cloud Burst



“Stop the bleeding. Start the breathing. Treat the wound. Check for shock”

Veghard could hear Abelard’s voice, though his eyesight was dark and he could...
Forum: Original Works   11-28-16, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Interlude - The Eldar ll

Erl’myasdul stood before the oracle. The Ancestor rune floated among the others he had cast. The other warlocks around the command post spoke in whispers, not wishing to disturb his thoughts. His...
Forum: Original Works   11-28-16, 03:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Yikes! Can I say that? Or would a more Tolkien,...

Yikes! Can I say that? Or would a more Tolkien, "Nine months passed sleepliy in the Shire" be more appropriate?

The wife's business, an attempt (and stilll ongoing) to purchase a house and...
Forum: Original Works   03-04-16, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,966
Posted By Treesnifer
You could tour the Whole Damn 'Verse and not come...

You could tour the Whole Damn 'Verse and not come up with a better premise!

I should have known you're a Browncoat.
Forum: Original Works   02-08-16, 01:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Interlude - The Dwarfmoot

Oolong moved down the corridor towards the Stonehammer’s clan hall. He had a meeting to make. The long corridor was lined with the carven statues of ancestors long lost to time. Their names,...
Forum: Original Works   02-03-16, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Treesnifer
1st Place; Brother Emund, The Pain of Sacrifice,...

1st Place; Brother Emund, The Pain of Sacrifice, 3pts
2nd Place: HonorableMan, Grey, 2pts

These were both good reads and you could definitely feel for them. I gave Bro E. the edge because the...
Forum: Original Works   02-02-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,164
Posted By Treesnifer
Aww shucks. Knew I forgot a detail - Stranford...

Aww shucks. Knew I forgot a detail - Stranford is a Bretonian knight. I decided to leave the dwarves at home and give them a rest! :grin:
Forum: Original Works   02-01-16, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,164
Posted By Treesnifer
A Skaven from the East

This started as a HOES story for celebration. Lord Stranford, of HOES "Patience" competition from the last summer, was stuck in a sword fight. It was just prep for a HOES theme, before...
Forum: Original Works   01-05-16, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Treesnifer
1st Brother Emund Celebration 3pts 2nd Andygorn...

1st Brother Emund Celebration 3pts
2nd Andygorn Unveiled 2pts

These both need 1st. Unveiled reads right from the Heresy series. I don't know the authors individual works, but the tone stays...
Forum: Original Works   12-24-15, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By Treesnifer
Dance Night for the Dwarves by J. D. Barbera ...

Dance Night for the Dwarves
by
J. D. Barbera
(Treesnifer)

wordcount: 1026
(Original Fantasy Setting)


After draining one mug and starting on the spare she had intended for Y'Salnos, her...
Forum: Original Works   12-14-15, 02:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,093
Posted By Treesnifer
It just keeps getting better. I'm looking...

It just keeps getting better. I'm looking forward to when everyone comes together!
Forum: Original Works   12-07-15, 12:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,889
Posted By Treesnifer
So far so good! I'm looking forward to the...

So far so good! I'm looking forward to the confrontation with Mirathir, and if she'll take the Tau too lightly. ;)
Forum: Original Works   12-06-15, 12:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Thanks, Myen. So ends Chapter Two. The two...

Thanks, Myen.

So ends Chapter Two. The two Interludes are next. Like the last two, these are new writings and so there will be a delay. Though not a month's worth like last time. So be...
Forum: Original Works   12-05-15, 01:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Chapter the Second, part 5 of 5

The rushed squat’s warning did not fall on indifferent ears and while Abe looked shocked from Veghard to looking around the crest of the hill surrounding them, Novarius turned to the rabble of...
Forum: Original Works   12-05-15, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,421
Posted By Treesnifer
You'll be seeing a bit more of these guys. This...

You'll be seeing a bit more of these guys. This was just their intro. This world and critters are actually a Traveller adventure I'm building to run on Roll20 - just figured I'd changed the party...
Forum: Original Works   12-05-15, 12:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,421
Posted By Treesnifer
Umm... 1) Its All in the Name - 3pts!

Umm...

1) Its All in the Name - 3pts!
Forum: Original Works   12-02-15, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By Treesnifer
Yep, it's that writer's block/last minuet posting...

Yep, it's that writer's block/last minuet posting that has me writing early in the month!
Forum: Original Works   12-02-15, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By Treesnifer
lol!

lol!
Forum: Original Works   11-30-15, 01:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,889
Posted By Treesnifer
Very cool! A fun entry into atmo. :good: I...

Very cool! A fun entry into atmo. :good:

I don't have any constructive feedback, other than I really like your dialog construction.

After reading a couple times, I wanted something solid to...
Forum: Original Works   11-30-15, 12:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Chapter the Second part 4 of 5

Veghard licked his lips, nervousness had a grip on him he could not shake. As a squat, psykers were a phenomenon left to the Imperium. They were not an issue among the Squat worlds, and now he did...
Forum: Original Works   11-25-15, 12:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Chapter the Second part 3 of 5

As the last Dragon fell, Veghard felt himself stumble back from the rock knuckle. The edges of his vision faded to a foggy grey and a sound like the roar of the ocean filled his ears. Fighting to...
Forum: Original Works   11-19-15, 01:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Chapter the Second part 2 of 5

Down below Abelard in the bowl, deep in combat and unaware of his presence or its danger, the Fire Dragon Exarch, Vondel, sprayed the make-shift trench before him mercilessly. Left and right, his...
Forum: Original Works   11-17-15, 01:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,889
Posted By Treesnifer
The Tau. This was an army I've seriously...

The Tau. This was an army I've seriously considered picking up when Anfo was getting into 40k and we were playing Dawn of War. Only, in DoW, I couldn't get out of my deployment zone... :blush:
...
Forum: Original Works   11-16-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Chapter the Second part 1 of 5

Chapter the Second

Storm Front on the Horizon


Back on the battlefield, the three new acquaintances appraised one another. Abelard ran his hands over the modified lazgun Veghard had handed to...
Forum: Original Works   11-13-15, 11:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Interlude - The Eldar

Interlude
The Eldar

As Veghard, Abelard, and Novarious joined together, on the opposite side of the battlefield, a tall lithe figure stood before a silvered pillar that sent a soft white glow up...
Forum: Original Works   11-08-15, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By Treesnifer
When Ogryn Are Hungry

One Day's Hunt
J.D. Barbera

Word Count: 1099



It is a hot day. The snows have melted and the day trees have sprung up. You and the tribe have gathered at one of the groves. The break of...
Forum: Original Works   11-03-15, 02:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
Myen'Tal, your suggestions have been implemented....

Myen'Tal, your suggestions have been implemented. Things took a bit longer than expected as the wife's business has needed me to be involved more to get the orders out the door. The busy season is...
Forum: Original Works   11-03-15, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Treesnifer
1st Place: andygorn, New Masters, 3pts 2nd...

1st Place: andygorn, New Masters, 3pts
2nd Place: Honorableman, Deep Cover, 2pts
3rd Place: Brother Emund, It ain't nuffink, 1pt.

Cool Beans! This was a fun month. More stories makes it much...
Forum: Original Works   10-30-15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,889
Posted By Treesnifer
Nice update. :good:

Nice update. :good:
Forum: Original Works   10-13-15, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By Treesnifer
Marriage Plans by J.D. Barbera Original...

Marriage Plans
by J.D. Barbera

Original Works - Fantasy setting
Word Count - 1097



Y’Mordin slammed his fist upon the table, rare anger laced his tone..
Forum: Original Works   10-04-15, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By Treesnifer
1st Place - Brother Emund, Honor and Finem, 3pts ...

1st Place - Brother Emund, Honor and Finem, 3pts
2nd Place - Adrian, Rime of the Twisted, 2pts
3rd Place - DelvarusThePitFighter, Pit Fighter, 1pt

Sorry, Adrian. The only claustrophobic story...
Forum: Original Works   09-15-15, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By Treesnifer
I only caught it because I've bought the wife 3...

I only caught it because I've bought the wife 3 looms and she's at me now to buy enough land so we can get alpacas so she can make her own yarn to weave with.

The word you're searching for is...
Forum: Original Works   09-15-15, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By Treesnifer
Yeah. I like her already. She's so tough she...

Yeah. I like her already. She's so tough she can even practice her textile skills while running a Trial! https://www.heresy-online.net/forums/images/smilies/wink3.gif

You were a little vague...
Forum: Original Works   09-14-15, 03:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,093
Posted By Treesnifer
Kapai, mate!

Kapai, mate!
Forum: Original Works   09-13-15, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By Treesnifer
I applaud your imagination then! I also look...

I applaud your imagination then! I also look forward to your tale of tanker revenge. ;)
Forum: Original Works   09-13-15, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By Treesnifer
I really want to see this one. I play World of...

I really want to see this one. I play World of Tanks and even picked up the premium tank "Fury" when the movie was released to the theaters, unfortunately, if a movie doesn't make it to Netflix it's...
Forum: Age of Sigmar   09-13-15, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,256
Posted By Treesnifer
Back in the days of Epic, our group was fair...

Back in the days of Epic, our group was fair sized. 8 people. That number dwindled as they always do. In the end, what killed off our war gaming wasn't the attempted shift to Epic 40K, but the...
Forum: Original Works   09-12-15, 01:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By Treesnifer
Very nice! I like the short concise paragraphs. ...

Very nice! I like the short concise paragraphs. As well as the subject matter! You're right, there is precious little tank warfare, but I think that falls to the lack of proper tankers. Most of...
Forum: Original Works   09-07-15, 12:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,282
Posted By Treesnifer
My Scorecard

1st - Brother Emund - What You Don't See Will Harm You - 3 pts

2nd - Adrian - Alive and feeling good! - 2 pts

3rd - Myen'Tal - Realm Bound - 1 pt


What You Don't See - This was a fun ride...
Forum: Original Works   09-02-15, 02:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Treesnifer
I've been taken to task, and watched others as...

I've been taken to task, and watched others as well, when trying to give some background for creating an 'info dump', and putting the reader to sleep. Of course, I've never tried to write dialog of...
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