Chapter One The Ambush Squirrel’s eyes beamed as if he’d just found the lost treasure of Gezmek. Understandable, as the merchant’s cart passing by carried a mound of colorful Ammosian silks that shimmered like jewels. Each piece was as alluring as the next, and the boy was spellbound. Alden appreciated Squirrel’s fascination—they were … [Read more...] about Chapter One, The Ambush from Asunder, Book One of The King’s Renegade, a Vatan Chronicle
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Atham reached his sister's quarters and found her sitting with the High King, sipping on lavender tea and smoking pipes. Elsephere glanced up and gave him a smug smile as he entered. “Atham! Dear brother,” she purred. “Won't you join us? I'm sure we can find you a beaker and a pipe somewhere.” She gestured subtly to her servant Morgaine, who had been hovering silently in … [Read more...] about Book Extract: The Tainted Shrine by E. S. Furlán
Dawn brushed its fingers tenderly across the shadowy peaks of the Ananuk Ranges, caressing each valley and ridge with deep violet until they glowed in the rising light. It coaxed the sparrow and the lark and the robin and the swallow from slumber with gentle flushes of pastel pink and painted the boughs of every tree in faint outlines of gold and grey until the hushed darkness … [Read more...] about Not Yet Blooded (short story)
The following is a short story by Kim Evans THE RUDE SECRET We had been having the same argument with Daisy every time when we went for our music classes. She was doing music as an amateur while I was doing it professionally already in the midst of completing my first album. The class was not only to help us fine-tune our music talents but also catch … [Read more...] about “The Rude Secret” by Kim Evans
The following is a featured short story by Mariah Avix. An Axe By Mariah Avix The impact on the solid pine door reverberated through the house. Faye was out of bed and running to the front door in a heartbeat. She flung open the door and stared down at her half boy, half falcon son. His wings twitched and stretched out as they … [Read more...] about “An Axe” Short Story by Mariah Avix