Author Archives: Drak Bibliophile

Phoenix In Shadow – Chapter 14

Phoenix In Shadow – Chapter 14 Chapter 14. Kyri forced herself to step forward, belatedly following Miri as the much smaller woman strode quickly in the direction of the beautiful city below them. She exchanged a disbelieving glance with Tobimar, … Continue reading

Posted in Snippets, SpoorSnippet | 2 Comments

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 37

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 37 The wine ran out early, Allenson limiting himself to a single glass. After that it was tonk all round. Allenson joined in but cut his with water. He gently encouraged his companions to talk … Continue reading

Posted in DrakeSnippet, OtherAuthors, Snippets | Leave a comment

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 36

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 36 “Where would I find Inglethorpe’s office, mistress?” he asked, trying not to be too brusque as the woman had offered him no provocation. It would be ungentlemanly to spill some of his anger onto … Continue reading

Posted in DrakeSnippet, OtherAuthors, Snippets | Leave a comment

Phoenix In Shadow – Chapter 13

Phoenix In Shadow – Chapter 13 Chapter 13. “You are tense this morning, Lord.” It raised an eyebrow and smiled. With the false Justiciars no longer free to roam Evanwyl, it no longer cared about the use of words that … Continue reading

Posted in Snippets, SpoorSnippet | 9 Comments

Phoenix In Shadow – Chapter 12

Phoenix In Shadow – Chapter 12 Chapter 12. Poplock tasted the air. Definitely more humid. “I think we’re nearly down. Look at the mountains.” Tobimar’s gaze flicked to both sides, then he paused. “He’s right, Kyri. This canyon’s coming to … Continue reading

Posted in Snippets, SpoorSnippet | 12 Comments

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 35

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 35 Chapter 11 – Trinity Hawthorn came to Cambridge on the world of Trinity unannounced and in civilian clothes. He travelled on a one man frame that had seen better days. The casual observer might … Continue reading

Posted in DrakeSnippet, OtherAuthors, Snippets | 1 Comment

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 34

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 34 A large statue of Brasilia dominated the center of the harbor front. Seats surrounded the raised semi-circular platform on which it was displayed. Allenson glanced at his data pad and discovered they had time … Continue reading

Posted in DrakeSnippet, OtherAuthors, Snippets | 1 Comment

Phoenix In Shadow – Chapter 11

Phoenix In Shadow – Chapter 11 Chapter 11. Kyri shook herself, breaking out of a reverie of remembrance, seeing again the darkness of Rivendream Pass, the serpent’s corpse, the burned bush. The memories of how they had come here seeming … Continue reading

Posted in Snippets, SpoorSnippet | 9 Comments

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 33

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 33 “The lookout point is directly reached by cutting overland to avoid the last loop of the river. I don’t want to risk taking the boat too close to the Gate. The currents can be … Continue reading

Posted in DrakeSnippet, OtherAuthors, Snippets | 4 Comments

Phoenix In Shadow – Chapter 10

Phoenix In Shadow – Chapter 10 Chapter 10. The crumbling path stretched up, up, between slopes dotted with trees that were touched with a stronger, somehow virulent green, and then vanished into shadow cast by the mountains about. “Rivendream Pass,” … Continue reading

Posted in Snippets, SpoorSnippet | 4 Comments