Interview with Abaddon, Notorious leader of the Pacific Ring

Interview with Abaddon by Amphitrite Seadaughter, defender of mages My old adversary trails his fingers in a pool of lava, shuddering with pleasure as he soaks in the power of the earth before swimming to […]

Woodland Wildflowers

As promised, here’s a picture of the purple weeds that carpeted my lawn this spring. They’re long gone now. But wildflowers have sprung up all over our woods. I love seeing the shifting face of the […]

Five Reasons Fantasy Heroes Shouldn’t Be Happy

Happy is boring. Characters should be driven by obsession, guilt, an unreachable dream, the desire to survive. A quest for happiness? Well, that could work. But already happy? I don’t think so. No one facing […]

Kailani Veil: Victim or Villain?

Interview by Mr. Archibald Wright, Professor of Ethics For the sake of convenience, and my own comfort, I’ve arranged to meet Kailani in the Grunt Guild, the elite club on the topmost floor of the […]

Amphitrite Seadaughter: Defender of Mages

Warm water rocks against Amphitrite Seadaughter, known to most as Headmistress Tritey. She sweeps her streaky hair away from her face and waits for my questions. We’ve met at a bistro at the foothills of […]