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Spell Blind – Snippet 10

Spell Blind – Snippet 10 Not to make excuses, but it’s hard to focus when you’re being stung by dozens of invisible, magic hornets. I tried to cast the deflection spell again, though I knew it wasn’t the right defense … Continue reading

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Castaway Planet – Chapter 13

Castaway Planet – Chapter 13 Chapter 13 Laura restrained the urge to leap forward. Panic would not help her. Even as she scanned the data from Sakura’s internal medical nanos, she categorized the symptoms of the shaky girl. Skin reddening… … Continue reading

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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 10

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 10 Bentley bowed deeply as he held the door for her, far deeper than he would for Allenson who only paid his wages. The major domo raised snobbery to a fine art and Linsye was … Continue reading

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Spell Blind – Snippet 09

Spell Blind – Snippet 09 Chapter 9 Walking from the coffee house back to the Z-ster, I remembered in a rush the weremyste who had been testing my magical defenses as I left Robo’s. I tried to sense him, to … Continue reading

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Polychrome – Chapter 23

Polychrome – Chapter 23 Chapter 23. The gates of the city of Gilgad stood wide before us, a full fifty feet high in a wall of white and black marble. The wide street continued on, with houses and larger buildings … Continue reading

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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 09

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 09 The protective hedges around the Pentire living quarters kept unwanted visitors out, not the servants in. An indentured servant had not run from the complex for many years. The last case had a love … Continue reading

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Castaway Planet – Chapter 12

Castaway Planet – Chapter 12 Chapter 12. “No, Akira, you keep it,” Laura said, pressing the pistol into her husband’s hand. Whips could see he was still reluctant. “But you’re the one going –”

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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 08

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 08 Chapter 3 – Pentire Farant smoothly phased Allenson’s carriage into the Continuum. Manzanita monochromed and faded away to be replaced by a sea of colored streamers. The predominant background tint was deep indigo. The … Continue reading

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Spell Blind – Snippet 08

Spell Blind – Snippet 08 “No,” I said. “Leaving the force almost killed me. I was a cop for six years, eight months.” I tried to keep my smile from turning bitter, but I’m not sure I succeeded. “I can … Continue reading

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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 07

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 07 Competent people in the colonies were always in short supply, especially if they had saleable skills. You either paid ridiculous sums of money to persuade a qualified young employee from the Homeworlds to work … Continue reading

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