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“Once There Was a Zoo—A Fable”

Once there was a zoo. People like zoos. They like to watch the animals and reptiles and fish and birds and get to know about the animals that inhabit our world. This particular zoo, however, was special. It had only … Continue reading

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“I Still Hear the Bells”

Sometimes when I wake up late at night, I can smell pine trees and fresh snowfall. I look out the window and the stars are like streetlights, lining the avenues of my imagination. In the chorus of the wind, I … Continue reading

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“On Writing The Wolves of Evanheir and Naming Names”

Writing this story has been quite an event for me. I have loved fantasy literature since I was quite young, but I never saw myself as someone who wrote in the genre. Of course, I didn’t see myself as a … Continue reading

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“The Wolves of Evanheir: Pts 9-10”

“The Wolves of Evanheir: Pt 9—Warrior Queen”  “Here! On the Plain of Eibhlin!”  The mental shout from the scouting wolf almost knocked Asthore off of Ivy as they reviewed the mustered guard on the palace grounds.  The youngster was the … Continue reading

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“The Wolves of Evanheir: Pts 7-8”

“The Wolves of Evanheir: Pt 7—Lineage” The Queen’s Council met immediately after Anwir and his retinue cleared the palace gates.  Her twelve advisors, peers of the realm representing every geographic region of Evanheir, were usually a sanguine group Asthore could … Continue reading

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“The Wolves of Evanheir: Pt 5-6”

“The Wolves of Evanheir: Pt 5—Return of the King” Queen Asthore returned to find the palace in an uproar. Everyone from her chambermaids to her most trusted advisors seemed ready to lock her in her rooms! “What is all the … Continue reading

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“The Wolves of Evanheir”: Pt 3-4

“The Wolves of Evanheir: Pt 3—Healer”  “Hello, Asthore. Welcome among us. I am Aod, son and advisor to Llyr and Cuini.  She is gone, we know. Llyr, please, let Asthore help you! We need you with us!” “My son, is … Continue reading

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