Skybleeder is Finished!

That phrase probably bears some explanation. I’ve mentioned once or twice that I’ve written my first novel and I’m looking for an agent for it. For those of you who’ve read “Sonderhau,” are reading “Dark Helm and Wing’d Spear” as I dole out the “pages” or have delved into any of the “Regarding Canno” articles, […]

Regarding Canno: Thrays

  “There are two opinions regarding Thrays. There are those who adore them, and those who are wrong.” -Matriarch Han-jei Dei-Sholu Thrays are amphibians considered either adorable or disgusting; no sapient being on Canno has ever expressed a middle-ground opinion about them. A Thray can be from any of six species, of which the largest […]

Regarding Canno: The Ton-Ga Knifestail

The Ton naturalist Jihao often said, “When death visits the Bogs, she stalks legless.” He spoke, of course, of the Knifestail. While there are five regional species and dozens of sub-species, the classic (and largest) Knifestail is native to the northern Ton-Ga bogs. They’re especially dense in the territory of Houses Lin and Sairo. Extraordinarily […]

The Heck Just Happened With All Those Posts?

Hello, blog faithful! Before I (finally) get to my morning sword practice (at, the, er, beginning of the afternoon), I felt I owed everyone a quick explanation. I posted a short story recently. Some of you may have seen it. It represents significant emotional investment, a good chunk of time, and ungodly amounts of thinking […]

Sonderhau, Page Fifteen

With a scuffle, a robed figure broke into the room and hurled a bolt of lighting at Tervud. It swerved around him and blasted Felasa’s corpse. “That would not have worked when I was an Adherent, and it certainly won’t now,” Tervud said. The figure, a pale blond woman, froze. “If you wish to heal […]