The Stories of Fingers

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Peli's Journey : Epilogue

A pair of newcomers had settled in the town of Elyia. Peli and Han'li stayed close to the forest, and every week they would visit the town centre square to trade in their hunts and inevitably someone would ask about their adventures. Many people had been intrigued enough to set out for their own... Sign in to see full entry.

Peli's Journey : Chapter 9

My Funny Valentine, Sweet Comic Valentine... Stay, everyday is valentine's day. -Incomplete Lyrics from an ancient tome. “It's just the two of us now.” The forest road was unusually peaceful. The sun silently streamed through the canopies, and it reminded Peli of the first time he stepped into the... Sign in to see full entry.

Peli's Journey : Chapter 8

Chapter 8 Maroon, sharp, hard rocks formed the path. The three travellers, Peli, Han’li, Rossa stared at the path ahead with a mixed feeling. “How long more do we need to travel to reach the elusive Elyia?” Rossa said with no small amount of exasperation. “Are you getting tired?” Peli asked. “Aren’t... Sign in to see full entry.

Peli's Journey : Chapter 7

The taskmaster turned out to be a middle-age man wearing a pair of round and thick glasses. Sitting behind his office desk with an large, open ledger full of names and figures, he looked like an overworked clerk rather than a man who had power over numerous “labours”. He was studying the ledger when... Sign in to see full entry.

Peli's Journey : Chapter 6

Chapter 6 Peli was no stranger to sailing any kind of boats, even though he did not take to the sea trade back in Alyssia. The bright sun made the water surface into a mirror, and the raft seemed to be sailing among clouds. The water merchant took out his pipe and started puffing away, the sharp... Sign in to see full entry.

Peli's Journey : Chapter 5

In the ancient chinese scripts, Danger and Opportunity always appear as one word. It was difficult at first to try to communicate between the men and the lizards. But soon, they worked out a peculiar language that was a combination of simple gestures and drawings. It satisfied the need of day-to-day... Sign in to see full entry.

Peli's Journey : Chapter 4

Rossa felt uneasy with a legendary Relic in hand. It was surreal, holding something so precious in her hands. Relics like these, she thought, should only belong to the rich and powerful; people with certain stature and position in the society. Somehow she felt unfitted to hold the Lamp of... Sign in to see full entry.

Peli's Journey : Chapter 3

The City of Yan was like nothing Peli had seen before. Not that he had seen any other settlement besides his own Village of Alyssia. Yet, all the stories Peli heard could not prepare him for the grandeur of Yan. The city of Yan was separated into the outer city and the inner city by a sprawling old... Sign in to see full entry.

Peli's Journey : Chapter 2

“ The journey of a thousand mile begins with a single step.” - Lao Tsu, Ancient China. Peli stepped into a new world. Life in Alyssia had been simple and sufficient. The sea produced enough food to feed the whole village, and every resident had his role. It was hard life, but everyone was contented.... Sign in to see full entry.

Peli's Journey : Chapter 1

Nightfall. Summer nights had always been too hot and humid for Peli. Wearing nothing but a pair of short pants, he sat on a large, flat rock near the village entrance and looked over to the dirt path that led into the forest. He had always wondered where the road led. Alyssia was surrounded on three... Sign in to see full entry.

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