Castle Blackguard, built of unyielding dark stone, defends the Western Approaches to Avalon. When Arthur summons bold knights to join him against invading Saxons. Richard, a knighted architect working on Blackguard's walls, is left in charge.
In charge of what? Young ladies streamto Castle Blackguard for protection. Richard, with a few remaining knights and squires, organizes a meager defense. His new wards volunteer to don armor, and fight at Richard's side.
Then, alas, Britomartis, Queen of Avalon, passes.
Evermore the immortals, goddesses of the Tor, look to Richard as their temporal agent. I ask you, can a mere man carry such a burden?
He tries. the ladies now call him “Lord Richard,” though at best he is “Richard, Holder of Castle Blackguard.”
We pick up their stories . . .
Major Stories - most recent on top
Shorter stories in "Home and Index II
Wilde Adventure - complete Feb 2013 Link
Raven Red and Hawk (re-mastered) Link
Aleta's Tale - Link
Carol's Adventure - Ingenious Plan sequel Link
Ingenious Plan - Link
David Sedgwick- Link
Anne, Princess of Belgravia - Link
Katherine - Link
Tadur - Link
Veronica - Link
Light Cavalry - Link
Soren - Link
For texts of other stories: Dick's Stories
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