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#FirstLineFriday Tag

On a day like any other, under bright skies and wispy clouds, a group like no other walked solemnly up a gangway into the bowels of a ship. The first line of the Prologue of Defectors – a novel currently in progress on wattpad. And the first line of the first Chapter: Quron was a … Continue reading

Eloko – a goblin haunts the forest – an African fantasy story – Conclusion

“Rishi—” “Keicha—” They both started at the same time. And then she stopped short as her eyes widened, focusing on something behind him. Rishi swivelled, expecting to spy the creature, all the while thinking, impossible! It wouldn’t, couldn’t, cross the border! They were safe! Then, he saw the dim glow coming from between the crop … Continue reading

Eloko – a goblin haunts the forest – an African fantasy story – Part 2

When Rishi felt her fall, horror swept through him. It soon gave way to relief when he caught her to him and saw that her eyelids were closed. She’d only fainted, which was infinitely better than the sightless gaze of the Eloko’s everlasting sleep. He couldn’t let her rest, not quite yet. They were still … Continue reading

Eloko – a goblin haunts the forest – an African fantasy story

From Wiki – Eloko is a term in a Mongo-Nkundo language referring to a creature that lives in the forests. Legend has it that they haunt the forest because they have some grudge to settle with the living. They live in the densest and darkest part of the rain forest, in hollow trees, in central … Continue reading