Sepulcher of Shadows: A Short Story following The Madness of Light
It has been a long, long while since I’ve done a short story. It feels good! This one is called the ‘Sepulcher of Shadows’. You can read it here on the Spine of the Empire. It is related to the events of The Madness of Light, so heavy spoilers abound. It is specifically related to Lana Zfhi’s claim that even if they tried to create another Zfhi Avatar from the genetic material of the dead, they would fail. So, in this story, a Zfnoctewoohi and a Sacon venture into the mausoleum that holds the Zfhi dead (including Kharenela’s body), to see if that is true or not. They also discuss the end of an era and whether the Staves have any use.
This was voted for in the July Patreon poll (though, it was a three-way tie…). Not sure if I’ll have another short story option anytime soon, but yada yada, if you like what you read, support me on Patreon and help me figure out what to focus on next!
Hope you enjoy the short story!
Vashwva: A Short Story on the Fall of the Diamondae - 2014 & 2020 Versions
‘Vashwva’ was a short story I wrote in 2014…and have revised now in 2020! Vashwva, as some of you know already, means inevitability and is a Diamondae Aspect. Vashwva, as a short story, is a story of chaos, inevitability, and the fall of the Diamondae. Archalex, a Diamondae, and Catasore have a conversation as the Diamondae are obliterated. It was originally written to explain Vashwva and Catas (chaos) so it was drier and more exposition based. The rewrite seeks to...
Emerald Haze Print Copy
The print proof copy of Emerald Haze has arrived! I am very pleased with how it turned out. This was the first copy I ordered using Lulu’s new interface and option set. The new Lulu interface was SO easy to use and the new options were fantastic. If anyone from Lulu is reading, thank you for all your hard work! It came together really well and so Emerald Haze’s print form has. Behold! The cover spine looks nice Title Page...