The Prince is kidnapped by Pirates, (or at least what he thought were Pirates) and thrown into the cold, harsh depths of the Ocean. This story is a prologue to the Angels of the Deep novel. Timewise, it occurs ten years before the first chapter of 'Angels of the Deep. It also appears in print in my anthology Facets, Volume 1.
A darker side of myself emerges, in the character Beliah. A dragon-like creature known as a Dorndin... (Due to popular suggestion, this will be the new chapter 1 of my novel at www.angelsofsea.com )