Tag Archives: Fantasy

Game of Thrones: Season 4 Trailer #1

Well, here it is… Some good glimpses of what is to come. And I love that last line from Tyrion (Peter Dinklage): “If you want justice, you’ve come to the wrong place.” ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4 premieres on April … Continue reading

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The Killing Place: Part 7 – Wielding

Something was wrong: he could feel it. She sensed it too. At the last second she stopped, turned her head. He turned with her, caught sight of Thaylan an instant before he gave the signal. Then they were surrounded. Archers … Continue reading

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The Killing Place: Part 5 – Evling

He’d suffered so many wounds in the past that he’d begun to believe pain held no more surprises for him. He’d been wrong. The further they went, the worse it got. He’d seen men with broken backs, shattered spines, heard … Continue reading

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The Killing Place: Part 4 – The Hunt Begins…

Once when he was young and just come into his power, Thaylan had been invited to attend a celebration: one of the Old Seatown families was throwing a feast to commemorate the coming-of-age of some poor bastard or the other, … Continue reading

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The Killing Place: Part 3 – Memories & Escape

He’d thought about bursting in, killing them both there and then. Staring through the keyhole, crouched in the hallway, he’d fought to keep his anger in check, his hand on his sword, feeling the familiar weight, knowing its effectiveness. But … Continue reading

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The Killing Place: Part 2 – The Fleshdealer

When he was ten years old Thaylan had killed his first man. His name hadn’t been Thaylan then, it had been Lerce, and his older brother was Ruch. He’d stabbed him in the neck with a rusted spike he’d been … Continue reading

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The Killing Place: Part 1 – Sternsword

Merrick stood and watched the storm gather in the west: it reminded him of the past, of raging battles. He’d fought at the Honurian Fields, and beneath the walls of Karah Deep, and even in the ruins of Calador, surrounded … Continue reading

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On the Horizon

It’s called ‘The Killing Place.’ And it’s a novella. “A novella!?” I hear you cry… That’s right. A novella. Somewhere between a short story and a novel. Which means, unfortunately, finding a publication market for it has proven very, very … Continue reading

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What I’m Working On: June 2013

Can’t say too much, I’m paranoid that way – from experience I’ve learnt that the best way to kill a cool idea is to let it loose before it’s ready. But I’ve got to give you something, so here’s the … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Storm of Swords Part 1 – Steel and Snow by George R.R. Martin

I’ll keep this short… A Game of Thrones, the first volume in the hugely successful A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martine, was – to put it mildly – awesome. The sequel, A Clash of Kings, … Continue reading

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