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The Search

The Search

The Amulet Saga Volume Two: The Traveler Other stories in this series: Escape     The Road     Bandit     Trader     The Third Son Healer     Beggars     The City     Spy The Search Ada eyed the amulet that hung around the king’s neck. A pale glow throbbed slowly, not bright enough to attract any attention […]

Spy

Spy

The Amulet Saga Volume Two: The Traveler Other Stories in this series: Escape The Road Bandit Trader The Third Son Healer Beggars The City Spy Jyn knelt before the magistrate, her head bowed submissively. Nyn’s backside, she hated being made to feel so small. More, she hated leaving Taurin alone so long. What happened after […]

The City

The City

The Amulet Saga Volume Two: The Traveler Other stories in this series: Escape The Road Bandit Trader The Third Son Healer Beggars The City Rose brushed a strand of sweat-soaked hair from her face. Myrta brushed past her, carrying a tray of tankards. “You’d best get back in the kitchen. If Mistress sees you resting, […]

Beggars

Beggars

The Amulet Saga Volume Two: The Traveler Other stories in this series: Escape The Road Bandit Trader The Third Son Healer Beggars Rose stared down the dusty road in the direction the thief had gone until long after the sun climbed over the hills to the east. Myrta sat beside her, silent for a long […]

Healer

Healer

The Amulet Saga Volume Two: The Traveler Other stories in this series: Escape The Road Bandit Trader The Third Son   Healer Jyn urged her horse to go faster. Where was Taurin? She was sure his horse had fled this direction, but there was no telling how far he’d gone since then, or whether he’d […]

The Road

The Road

The Amulet Saga Volume Two: The Traveler Others in the series: Escape Bandit Trader The Third Son The Road Rose inhaled deeply, reveling in the new sights and smells. “Isn’t it beautiful here?” Myrta sneezed. “I don’t know about beautiful. It’s too flat. It ain’t natural to be able to see so far without seeing […]

It’s That Time Again

It’s That Time Again

It’s that time again. The time when writers everywhere are gearing up for National Novel Writing Month. Clearing their schedules of everything not essential to survival and outlining stories so all they have to do is start pounding away at the keyboard, starting at 12:01 am on November first. I have participated almost every year […]