TROLL Magazine: Issue One (March 2015) Available to Read & Download Now!

This is only the beginning dear friends. The potential we have unmasked has no limit….

It’s here, crisply baked and ready to be enjoyed in the comforts and confines of your desktop. Troll Magazine, Issue One features a smorgasbord of tastefully written new fantasy short stories such as The Kill Sessions: Volume One and Tabbard Lark and the Gilded Blade. But that’s not all! We have a selection of cool fantasy featurettes to pique your interest, such as The Armoury, which looks at the most iconic weapons in fantasy, as well as our monthly Top Ten, which features fantasy role playing videogames for the month of March.

Our artists have taken to paper to draw some succulent art to accompany it all and ovrall we are very proud to debut our magazine for your enjoyment.


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Of Nothings and Nevertheres

Onwards and upwards….

Landred Vhael

*Visit Troll Magazine, a site by aspiring authors and artists, dedicated to fantasy.
This poem is for the dreamers, who refuse to wake up.*

A candle,
a dream,
soft light
touching my edges

This is a sad place
filled with old pain,
in the spaces
where a name lies abandoned
buried in old hurts.
He lies dreaming
of dust and dragons
waiting for
reality to die.

Catch as catch can,
while your ‘can’ can’t catch me,
filling the pages
with older worlds,

writing words
that are not real,
not yet,

I have spent
my years
dreaming in quiet spaces,
wandering the memories
of lost civilizations,
I have uttered words

whose stone shapes
have shattered
the bones
of the boy

who came before.
I remember when blades
bloomed in darkness,
memories of silence
in my arms
softer when I held them,

And my drowned nothings
held on to what…

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Once again i have been tasked to bring you something worthy of reading. A fresh and toasty slice of reader’s bread so that your day may shine in all it’s wholesome goodness. Well, my most humble apologies are directed at your forehead for i have nothing to give you dear lady/kind sir. Buttt, i do have a message for you. A little glimmer of hope in this dark and dreary time for readers/writers/poets and petunias. That message goes a little something like this….

“Something witty this way comes.”