What begins as an otherwise ordinary week of school ends up being much more deadly than anyone would have expected
Equipped now with the Gifts of the Mighty, the League makes their way to the origin of the spectacular map that led them on their great quest in the first place, the legendary city of Amphiroth and it's patron, Lady Zaren.
The much asked-for origins of Etheria's greatest hero, Nathanael of Wildrem Wood, chronicled for the first time in an epic tale centuries in the making!
For all those who have lived through rose coloured glasses.
Companion poem to 'Alpha', 'coeur du sang' translates to 'heart of blood' from french. Basically the thoughts and veiled intentions of the last bride The First turns.
A short poem concerning the exploits of the legendary warlord Cunedda
A retelling of the fabled meeting between the chief God Odin and the wise Prophetess who predicts the end of the world. Based on 'Völuspá' a poem in the Poetic Edda.
This is one of the legends of my fantasy world, Charbakin. Or Ayamar, which is the name of the entire world. This is the real, 'true' story about how it happened, as it is handed down from master to apprentice among the dark wizards (who aren't necessarily evil). They are the only worshippers of Tai-Danar in his female form, Rayhin, and they alone seems to know the secrets of how it all happened. I didn't really intend to share this, it was just for myself, but I posted it on DeviantArt, and people seemed to like it. So, here it is for you too.
Number... page... chapter... something one... I haven't decided yet. Unless you count the prologue as one, then this will be two, but for now, I'll uh... go away.
A poem about the Green Man and his wife. Pretty universal because they appeared in the mythologies of lots of different cultures.
James, suffering from the mermaid's curse, must concoct a plan to face the sea-nymph and wrest a counter-curse from her directly.
James descends to the bottom of the ocean and through the merwoman's trench to her underwater kingdom. Involves a Beowulf inspired battle beneath the sea (very loosely inspired!).
A write up of some history of a book I have written, it tells of how an important character becomes what he his.
I was thinking about World War One aces--imitating Snoopy, one might say--and suddenly I was struck by this idea. A German sorcerer was recruited by the Central Powers in an attempt to break the stalemate in the trenches, and only a wizard can oppose him, enlisting the aid of a British pilot to seek the sorcerer.
Lyda is drawn into the world of the semi-paranormal: a sensei (yes, sensei) who believes she signifies all the bad things in life, a ghost boy who lured her into getting his body back, and a slew of mythological creatures she must battle.
'And it's always a roller-coaster ride, when you've been born destined in the sky....'
This is where is gets juicy. ^_^ Ah, I love it when things heat up!
In the woods that border Lake Dasidhne things stir in the darkness, some that come from the very waters themselves. Beware of the Kelpies! All opening quotes taken from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Síe is the local name for the Fae of this world. Duhsíe means non-fae and is the general name for humans.
I'm very pleased with how this one turned out, its very dark and you'll probably want to hug poor Haydain by the end but I'm glad I've written it! Took a while and much deliberating and late nights fussing over the words. Still I never said things were going to be easy in this story. I think this balances the happier beginning a bit better and starts to hint at the problems the Dragonians face, problems they seem to have a knack of making worse for themselves. This is the crescendo of the first two chapters - though not of the whole story and you just wait until Chapter Five if you want to see some of the characters have their minds blown away! There are even a few hints to what may happen in the future and some themes developing to watch out for later. Comments and criticism appreciated and mulled over as always. If you want to discuss this chapter with me or ask a question about it you can post a message in this journal entry.