This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

The Village Of Perdonia Essay

2038 words - 9 pages

THE VILLAGE OF PERDONIA.
The village of Perdonia was being overrun by goblins. Women and children were screaming as goblins foraged the city stealing anything of value. The air was thick with smoke, and buildings were ablaze. Ash, and soot were floating down to the earth as peasants ran past screaming wildly. I stood in the center of town, holding my staff and keeping the goblins at bay. I stood blocking the entrance to the treasury, thousands of gold pieces within the treasury, were only one hundred feet from the goblins. It was as if they could smell it, their eyes reflecting gold and their faces snarling hungrily. They were creeping forward slowly, devilish grins on their wart ...view middle of the document...

The goblins were stumbling over each other, Shoving and growling angrily. I slammed my staff down, sparking on the hard stone. Light erupted from my staff, and expanded like a bubble, growing larger and larger. Goblins hated light. It could destroy them. The light expanded, until it reached the borders of the village. Every goblin still in the village was vaporized immediately, and the rest were scrambling back towards the holes they came from. Coins dropped to the ground, clattering and rolling across the cold, dark stone. There were piles of ashes wherever a goblin was vaporized. I sighed with relief, and walked out towards the castle set upon a high shelf of rock, high above the village. The path was long, and it winds around the cliff before coming to the castle gates. The path was littered with loose stones. Faint tracks of merchant wagons were visible on the worn out road. The guards stationed outside the main gate did not move as I walked past, and into the castle courtyard. Unfortunately, the castle did not escape the attack of the goblins, as there were piles of ashes scattered in the courtyard. Fruit and vegetables lay scattered near merchants’ flipped vendors, and booths. The doors to the castle were open, and hanging from their hinges. Servants were everywhere, fixing everything touched by the devious goblins. I stepped quickly through the castle doors, and headed toward the throne room, which lay to the left of the main doors. A red velvet carpet spanned the length of the room, leading to the throne. Weapons of every kind were being displayed on the cold stone walls, lit only by dim torches. Tapestries showing the past kings before Bradley, adorned most the wall.
Bradley, my dear friend, and king sat upon the throne, looking exhausted. “That was your magic, was it not?” Bradley asked me tiredly.
“Yes, though I wish it were not necessary. The goblins are getting bolder every day.”
The king nodded in agreement, before standing from his throne to embrace in me in a hug. “Thank you my friend. This kingdom is indebted to you once again.”
“There is no need to thank me sire. I have made a promise to protect you and this kingdom, and that is exactly what I plan to do.” I replied before walking with the king to a door behind his throne. This particular door led to the kings’ dining room. A large table sat in the middle of the room, covered with food of every kind. Because the goblins had not been able to penetrate the throne room, and the dining room, they were still in perfect order. King Bradley sat in the high backed chair padded with feathers and lined with silk. I sat in a similar chair next to the king. “Come, eat. You need your strength.” Bradley said to me before helping himself to potatoes, and chicken breast, with a side of green beans and corn. I however, ate nothing, as wizards do not require food. “We need to do something about the goblins.” King Bradley said to me, with a mouthful of potatoes.
“But what can we do. The goblins...

Find Another Essay On The Village Of Perdonia

Global Village, a general description of what the internet is

717 words - 3 pages minds' of users closer together, thus making the world smaller.The Internet is full of people who are requesting and giving out information to the ones who are interested, since 'information wants to be free.' - Stewart Brand (Van der Leun 25). Hypothetically, if everyone is connected to at least one other person on the Internet, eventually everyone everyone will meet each other. In other words, the world will gradually evolve into a 'global village

The Vicar of Wakefield and The Deserted Village by Oliver Goldsmith

1757 words - 7 pages Oliver Goldsmith attained many professions such as a poet, novelist, essayist, dramatist and eccentric. His way with words was so gracefully fluent that it deserted him in society. His language was too advanced and his thoughts were so wise. Goldsmith wrote with confidence, which resulted in him being an excellent writer. His exceptional work is vividly shown in his two poems, The Vicar of Wakefield and The Deserted Village. These poems

Barbie : A Study of Spaces of Consumption in the Global Village

1565 words - 7 pages entity, where boundaries demarcate the spaces of consumption. Life in a global village operates beyond the spatial and temporal dimensions. “The nexus of culture, ethnicity, nationalism, gender, and class (as well as a number of other social formations), has become entangled with political economy and the transnational movements of goods, bodies, and ideas to produce subjects and identities” (Grewal, 2005, p. 119). Thus, transnational connectivity

The Application of Social and Emotional Theory: Moving to a Retirement Village

1699 words - 7 pages ; Berk, 2010). In Jean’s case, moving to a retirement village generated both feelings of despair, and ultimately integrity. She worried about her ability to look after Frank, and who would eventually take care of them both. Furthermore, Jean did not want to burden their children with their care. In fact, these are all too common concerns shared by those in late adulthood (Berk, 2010). The stress of prying Frank away from the farm was

Research on the usage of Engineering Village and Compendex Database among UTM’s Engineering Students

1473 words - 6 pages Research on the usage of Engineering Village and Compendex Database among UTM’s Engineering Students ABSTARCT Keywords: INTRODUCTION Overview Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) is a technology-based university that produces highest number of engineering graduates in Malaysia. The UTM’s mission is to provide quality education for the masses, in line with the vision of the country. Being a public university, the student intake is

Discuss the concept of Digital Activism and the socio-political role of the individual in today’s Postmodern Global Village

1214 words - 5 pages Introduction The idea behind Digital activism is to bring about social and political change to the global village through social media (MacManus, R., 8 March 2010, Digital Activism: An Interview with Mary Joyce, viewed 14 April 2014, from http://readwrite.com/2010/03/08/ digital_activism_an_interview_with_mary_joyce#awesm=~oEJRkhyhp0fxQ9). The digital activism equation consists of the following: Goal of Political and Social change + Digital

The Concept Of Digital Activism and the Socio-Political Role of an Individual in today's Postmodern Global Village

1370 words - 6 pages showed their support by posting the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. This ignited everyone all other the world to show their support for the families of those missing girls. Political figures as well as celebrities have used this as a “calling for justice” thereby alerting the rest of the world about human trafficking and women’s rights. Digital activism and User-Generated Content play a major role in today’s Postmodern Global Village. It enables people

Analyzing Cohesion of the Article Papua New Guinea: A Trek to the Village Time Forgot by Kevin Rushby

2492 words - 10 pages , substitution and conjunction. In the following, a text will be analyzed on the basis of cohesion, specifically the different types of reference and lexical cohesion. The text at hand is an online article taken from the guardian and written by Kevin Rushby, titled “Papua New Guinea: a trek to the village time forgot”. It was published on January 31st, 2014. The text's content deals with a journalist's (Kevin Rushby) journey to a remote village in the

" Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe's An analytical look at why the village of Umofia fell apart

1469 words - 6 pages Faith has always been a guiding force in man's life. Chinua Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart is a story that describes the effects of a new Christian religion in a tribal village of Africa. The tribe has their own language, known as Obi, a dignified culture and a value system that has continued for many years as they trace back into their ancestry. Yet, voids that this culture can no longer fill for modern tribesmen enable white missionaries to

A description of the Folk Urban Continuum as depicted by Redfield and Chan Kom: A Maya Village

528 words - 2 pages Chan Kom: A Maya Village:The Folk-Urban ContinuumThe "folk-urban continuum" model elaborated by Robert Redfield continues to reappear from time to time in various guises. The concept of the continuum has been attacked as being simplistic, and overgeneralized, not least because many geographers have detected village-type communities within large cities.Redfield's speculations about what he saw as the significant changes from the folk to the urban

A discussion about population size, population composition and function of the village in rural areas with an explanation of the differences between villages in MEDCs and LEDCs

580 words - 2 pages Brooklyn is built in brown belt, it could be a mix of low-class and medium-class residential. In LEDCs, a village with the same area of the village in MEDC could have ten times of the population. Like in China, 7-8 children have to live in one room in some rural area because of lack of housing.However, both of them have anomalies. In MEDCs, wealthy people buy second homes in the extreme rural areas probably to seek relaxation away from the stress

Similar Essays

Witchcraft In The Small Village Of Salem

1551 words - 6 pages Witchcraft was as a capital crime in seventeenth-century New England. Madness over witchcraft was caused by a group of girls (Kent 95). Witchcraft was considered a terrible crime throughout Europe; its punishment was death by hanging or burning (Dolan 8). Everyone in the village of Salem believed in witchcraft, and only a few had tried to use it (Kent 18). In 1692, Salem Village panic was a major event in United States history which will never

Life Of Steve Reich: The Village Voice

888 words - 4 pages what made him who he is today. I will also talk about his composition styles, which are different from many others, what influenced them, and what types of music her produced. Lastly, I will give my evaluation of one of his several world-renowned compositions. Steve Reich was recently called “America’s greatest composer” (The Village Voice). That is exactly what he is. He was born on October 3, 1936 in New York City, NY. Reich had his first

Themes Of The Village By The Sea By Anita Desai

863 words - 3 pages Themes of The Village by the Sea by Anita Desai The novel, 'the village by the sea' by Anita Desai is about how Hari and Lila struggle for the survival of their family in the absence of their drunken father and ill mother. As portrayed in the beginning of the novel, the opening scene is described to be an unstable environment. This is reflected by the setting of the waves and how they are portrayed to be 'unstable' as the author uses

The Development Of Anglo Saxon Village West Stow

900 words - 4 pages West Stow Essay Miles Reiter HIST H206 West Stow is an area in Britain located within modern day Suffolk, which through the mid 5th century to early 7th century CE, housed a small Anglo-Saxon village. The setting for the formation of West Stow, and for Anglo-Saxon Britain in general, begins around 407 CE with the exit of Roman troops from Britain. In this paper, I will provide an overview of the circumstances that led to the Angles and the