Good cop Leo Crowdog has a rough life. Or so he thought. After a fight for his life in a dirty alley, behind an even dirtier bar, a series of events are set in motion that cause him to question just how rough things have actually been. . . .
Skies Unbroken is a serialized fantasy saga set in a world of endless skies, drifting isles, and continental plateaus rising above an impassable cloud floor. This is a world rebuilding in the wake of a grand empire’s collapse and the successor states’ failures. Airships of all kinds traverse these skies, crewed by all kinds of folk. But in the Northwest . . .
Jayson Agonistes: Breaking Hell is a serial action fantasy which follows a motley crew as they face off against demons, magic and monsters on the floating islands of TreArch. The last thing Jayson needed was the unwelcome attentions of angels and demons. But when the archangel Sariel “blesses” him with the order to take out . . .
After the Grendel launches a surprise attack on the longship Vidofnir, Captain Stigander, dispossessed Thane of Raenshold, takes his crew to winter at the hall of his childhood friend to repair their ship and bury their dead. But if Einarr wants to marry the lovely princess Runa in his situation, he’s got a lot to prove to the Jarl. . . .
David Del Toro just wants to make the world a better place. It would be nice if he could find a way to do that without punching people, but as the superhero White Knight, that’s kind of in the job description. Valentina Belmonte, AKA the Black Valentine, has one small, simple goal: to be the greatest supervillain who ever . . .
A collection of short stories, from high fantasy to alternate-history 1920s pulp adventures to detective stories and war stories in a hard science fiction universe. . . .
New fantasy/historical fiction short stories every Friday. From an Elf who must pretend to be the Chosen Hero to a self-professed coward to the story of the other nine years of the Trojan War as told by Patroclus, Tales Fantastic strives to bring readers something new to read every Friday. . . .
These are the ongoing adventures of Redge and Kinky as they pursue and solve cases on Mars. “Sure, the hologram in the office door’s glass said “Detective Agency”, but my clients knew that it was just me and my office gal, Kinky (she’s an ex-holo-porn star). She was good looking, built like most men’s “dream girl” and just . . .
Jul 7, 2013: I enjoyed reading the first chapters of Crowdog: Snowbound, a story which begins by dropping you into the middle of a fight scene with the protagonist, police officer Leo Crowdog, battling a thug with a knife. The author has a fine talent for writing action-related scenes, which seem to be much of what the story is made up of so far. The story is relayed in an interesting sparse prose, which almost seems to comment on the rough world we’ve entered into, and the protagonist himself. It works well here [more . . .]
Jun 1, 2016: I binge-read the entirety of what has been posted so far, a not insubstantial amount, and am now eagerly awaiting the next instalment. As a fan of Firefly, I was draw to the Fireflyesque feel of the story, of a crew of misfits, each with their own secrets, flying about trying to make a living.
The difference though is that this isn’t set in space but in a rather unique – and enticing – world, one of floating islands set in [more . . .]