A star falls

“A star falls” is the ongoing story of forbidden love, rage, violence and desperate longing. Valeriya is a woman trapped in her marriage to the abusive Earl, Radomir. Father Harndall, the only man she can confide in.

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Valeriya is reminded of her place9th May 1101

Six and a half weeks later

Valeriya has one thing left23rd June 1101

Three and a half weeks later

Valeriya smiles for the first time19th July 1101

The same day

Hepsie is grateful19th July 1101

Two and a half weeks later

Sister Mella, a young, mute nun who is under Harndall’s care and has been behaving very strangely had disappeared the night before.

Harndall does not know what to say8th August 1101

Five and a half weeks later

Valeriya lights a candle17th September 1101

Two and a half weeks later

Sister Mella has disappeared. She went mad after a visit to the ruined churchyard. Radomir accidentally set her free after trying to force himself on her and being thwarted by the attack of an invisible force.

Valeriya listens4th November 1101

Three and a half weeks later

Harndall blames himself for Mella’s disappearance. Also, a peasant woman has been killed, strangely human teethmarks found on her neck.

Valeriya pays a visit30th November 1101

Three and a half weeks later

Valeriya stands in the wrong place24th December 1101

2 months later

Morven Hwratar is ill and has delivered two baby boys but the lives of all three are still in jeopardy. Work has begun on building a church for the inhabitants of Mhalwae.

Harndall cannot rise above it18th February 1102

The same day

Sister Mella was taken by a creature calling himself Cebrien de Voire, who bit her and drank her blood. She has been missing for months.

Harndall is engulfed18th February 1102

The same day

A star falls18th February 1102

Both Cindra and Garrick have been having frequent nightmares. Garrick has found that if he drinks himself into a stupor, he remains nightmare free.

The next morning

Garrick does not have the morning he expected19th February 1102

One day later

Darina Rawtharn had also been attacked by the man calling himself Cebrien de Voire.

Hepsie is only one woman20th February 1102

The same day

Steen shoulders some of the weight20th February 1102

One week later

Cindra, the Baroness is in labour with Hepsie in attendance. Varda has suffered a number of miscarriages since they left for Mhalwae.

Varda won’t leave her28th February 1102

Five weeks later

Father Harndall has not been allowed to visit Valeriya’s sickroom. Today Varda has smuggled him in without Radomir knowing.

Harndall is only a man5th April 1102

The same day

Valeriya cannot escape5th April 1102

Three weeks later

The women spend an awkward afternoon28th April 1102

One month later

Radomir is noticed28th May 1102

Two and a half months later

Lyiss, the sister of the King’s steward accidentally came upon the guards when they were swimming naked. Kelgar, who is attracted to her, was particularly embarrassed.

Radomir frightens a deer6th August 1102

One month later

Radomir loses himself3rd September 1102

The same day

Radomir is drenched3rd September 1102

The same day

Lyiss hears a confession3rd September 1102

The same day

Sigurd finds a beast within3rd September 1102

The same day

Valeriya does not know3rd September 1102

The same day

Radomir waits3rd September 1102

Five weeks later

Lyiss meets a horse8th November 1102

A month and a half later

Radomir asked for the hand of Morven before he and Valeriya were wed, but her father gave her the choice between him and Alexis. Lekha, the Captain’s wife comes from the southern continents and does not speak their language very well.

Radomir has an empty Christmas24th December 1102

The next day

Cindra sees a familiar pair of eyes25th December 1102

The same day

Cindra is the pig?25th December 1102

The same day

Cindra sees a world distorted25th December 1102

The same day

Darina Rawtharn’s daughter, Aisling developed pointed ears as she grew. Her father, Engin dotes on her but Darina growns more distant every day.

Darina has a Christmas visitor25th December 1102

The same day

Radomir burns25th December 1102

The same day

Varda makes a confession25th December 1102

The same day

Engin sees something he does not understand25th December 1102

Two days later

Lochan hears a confession27th December 1102

Six days later

Valeriya resurfaces2nd January

The same day

The Duke and the Queen perform a dance2nd January

The same day

Radomir crushes a bird2nd January

Five weeks later

Harndall receives the grace of God5th February 1103

Two months later

The knight, Sigurd Inbar has been killed bravely defending King Eallair from a mysterious attacker.

Radomir asks his King6th April 1103

Seven weeks later

Radomir sees her face25th May 1103

The same day

Harndall makes his choice25th May 1103

Two weeks later

A ship carrying refugees from Branwhuld has found its way to Mhalwae. Onboard is Father Earnulf, one of Harndall’s old mentors from the monstery.

Father Earnulf is shocked7th June 1103

Three days later

Valeriya is chosen10th June 1103

The people of Mhalwae have been struck down by an illness. Many have died.

Three and a half weeks later

Maire sees a gathering4th July 1103

Later the same day

Harndall gets a message4th July 1103

Later the same day

Radomir is told4th July 1103

Later the same day

Radomir sees the face of a man4th July 1103

One week later

Maire is asked for a favour11th July 1103

One day later

Igrayne and Arran do a good thing12th July 1103