Tag Archives: Fantasy

“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 […]

Two books (at the same damn time!)

I mentioned at the end of my most recent book review that I would be having a go at having two books ‘in progress’ as opposed to the traditional one at a time. I decided to give it a try because I found myself in a less than ideal situation in my regular reading experiences […]

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! […]

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 […]

Enter, Duo

Here is the third sketch, kindly illustrated by Len Weatherly, of Duo the jackal. The drawing itself is nearly spot-on with what I had mentally pictured. An excellent job. Duo is the original companion of the band, a good friend of the human, and main character, Flint. Duo himself does not have much skill with magic, […]

Vix

Ladies and gentlemen, another great sketch by Mr. Len Weatherly! This time it is a female Vix woman in my part of the fantasy collaboration world. She is another addition to the main band, a ninja style fighter with unknown origins. Her name happens to also be Vix, an obvious chosen name to hide a […]

Progress Journal Entry 5: Chapters 21-25

It’s been another month since the last five chapters were done. That’s in part due to August being a month where I tend to take a mental vacation from everything, but mostly because I have begun to write in a more random order based on my day to day mood. Chapters 21 to 25 are […]

Meet Blitz (sketch by Len Weatherly)

Here is an excellent depiction of a new character I have created in a fantasy collaboration with other writers. Len Weatherly, a fellow collaborating writer (check out his site through the link) for a brand new project I am now a part of, has kindly drawn out this wonderful sketch. Blitz is a companion character […]

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 […]

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