Tag Archives: Fantasy Fiction

“Dust of Dreams” Review

Dust of Dreams (Malazan Book of the Fallen #9), by Steven Erikson 3 out of 5 (Liked It) On the Letherii continent the exiled Malazan army commanded by Adjunct Tavore begins its march into the eastern Wastelands, to fight for an unknown cause against an enemy it has never seen. The fate awaiting the Bonehunters is […]

“Nine Princes in Amber” Review

Nine Princes in Amber (Amber Chronicles #1), by Roger Zelazny 4 out of 5 (Really Liked It) Amber, the one real world, wherein all others, including our own Earth, are but Shadows. Amber burns in Corwin’s blood. Exiled on Shadow Earth for centuries, the prince is about to return to Amber to make a mad and […]

“Toll the Hounds” Review

Toll the Hounds (Malazan Book of the Fallen #8), by Steven Erikson 3 out of 5 (Liked It) It is said that Hood waits at the end of every plot, every scheme, each grandiose ambition. But this time it is different: this time the Lord of Death is there at the beginning… Darujhistan swelters in the […]

Stone Brigands: Episode 2

Episode 2: The Scandalous Companion

“Reaper’s Gale” Review

Reaper’s Gale (Malazan Book of the Fallen #7), by Steven Erikson 5 out of 5 (Loved It) The Letherii Empire is in turmoil. Rhulad Sengar, the Emperor of a Thousand Deaths, spirals into madness, while the Errant, once a farseeing god, appears suddenly blind to the future. Driven by the corruption and self-interest, the empire edges […]

Stone Brigands: Episode 1

Originally posted here: Episode 1. New episodes will be released there, a few days before they are put on this site. Here is the début “episode” (pilot?) of Stone Brigands, the main story of Sesho. New episodes will hopefully be released a few times a month. It’s all in good fun. Generally, each episode will be […]

Help us populate a new world!

The Lands of Unitus website is up and running! Just take a moment to look at that beauty of a logo (I can’t take credit for it). I have a new story that I will be posting on Unitus as part of a fantasy collaboration. Episode 1 is nearly complete and almost ready for posting. […]

Sparring with a ‘God’ (excerpt, part 3 of 3): Reflection

Part three. Here’s part 1 & part 2. This section of the chapter needs the most work for when I come back to it after the first draft is completed. Thanks for reading! Chapter 21 (first draft) Islos Part 3 of 3 (continued) Cirrus was resting in the shade of the ship’s sails, resting and watching as […]

Sparring with a ‘God’ (excerpt, part 2 of 3): Plenty more to learn

Part two! Here was part 1. Again, this is Cirrus (the Soldier POV), having just started his practice match with the Aquari 5th Lieutenant, Arturus Mariner. I’m hoping even though it is just the first draft, that I was able to give somewhat of a clear visualization of how the characters were moving. Thanks for reading! […]

Unitus

The collaborative fantasy world I have mentioned during the past couple of weeks finally has a site! Be sure to check it out for great stories, unique creatures, and a variety of writing styles between myself and some wonderful writers. I will be writing for the place known as Sesho. The Lands of Unitus

Sparring with a ‘God’: First look at Cirrus (excerpt, part 1 of 3)

Here is a new, long-awaited excerpt from FotS: Book 1. Here we have Cirrus (the Soldier POV). He is taking a ship, on his way to his ascension ceremony with a legend as escort, Arturus Mariner. Overall, it is an action-packed chapter. Again, this is from the original draft. I only read through it once […]

Kagalla’s Sacrifice

Centuries ago, when humans were young to the lands of Sesho, the Felids, Vix, and Wolves were more numerous and powerful, and the art of stone-making was still known by some among them. Conflict was abundant during that time, as it had always been, but the Felids were in a period of peak strength. In […]

Peoples of Sesho

Sesho is a region I have added to a fantasy world, one area of many as I collaborate with a group of writers. Here is a general guide to the main groups of beings you would find there, if you woke up in Sesho one morning. Felids A race of cat-humanoids that live in the […]

Pentia A-Z: G is for Garden of the Masters

The Garden of the Masters, or Garden of Greats, is a burial site lying outside of the Talonian capital. There, the great Masters of the past are buried in their tombs. From afar, the buildings of the garden that house the dead are low and hidden from view, beneath growth and behind hills. Within the cover […]

Behold! Summaries of all current projects

Finally, all my current projects in one place. This content has been added as a page on the site, where it will be updated from time to time. For readers who are aware of FOTS, my primary project and the beating heart of this blog, here is a basic summary of the series. Next is […]

5 month blog-anniversary! & a summary of what’s happened / what’s next

When I made a post after my first month of blogging, I was congratulating my readers for being kind enough to follow my blog. At that point in time, I had under 20 followers. Yesterday, we just passed 140! These past few months of blogging alongside my primary writing project have been wonderful. It has […]

Pentia A-Z: F is for Flight

These things I am about to tell you, reader, are unknown to the Pentians. Even the present Shora do not know most of these details of their past. Why did they leave their southern island? Why are they here? The Shora’s endless wars between its two rivals, the Aquari of the west and the Esteri of the east […]

National Cultures of Pentia: The Shora

Capital City: Aquari: Aquos, Esteri: Cressos Estimated total population: Aquari: 340,659, Esteri: 296,703 Estimated military size (absolute maximum strength): Aquari: 62,000, Esteri: 54,000 Typical appearance and social/cultural traits: The Shora have dark, red coloured hair, and bright cyan eyes. They are super-human in strength, speed, and intellect. They also, by appearance at least, possess less emotion. This is […]

“The Bonehunters” Review

THE BONEHUNTERS (Malazan Book of the Fallen #6), by Steven Erikson 4 out of 5 (Really Liked It) The Seven Cities Rebellion has been crushed. Sha’ik is dead. One last rebel force remains, holed up in the city of Y’Ghatan and under the fanatical command of Leoman of the Flails. The prospect of laying siege to […]

National Cultures of Pentia: Talinar, “The Blue”

Capital City: Blesina Estimated total population: ??? Estimated military size (absolute maximum strength): ??? Typical appearance and social/cultural traits: The people of the former nation of Talinar of the south, now living on the continent’s largest island against their wills, have almost black, navy-blue hair and gold coloured eyes. Stereotypical racial values include ambition, opportunism, commerce, and hard-nosed […]

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