Monthly Archives: August 2010

Amnar Serial: 35. When I Drop My Hand, The Bolt Will Fire

Maali leaned on the wall, watching Arandes dress. The announcement had stirred him from his torpor, and he had refused her help. She could only stand and wait, now, sickness stirring in her stomach like a frightened bird. “Alix has … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 34. We Promised

A grim silence had settled in the banqueting hall, where the population of the Lower Complex had gathered to await the outcome of the mind-scan. Hundreds of faces turned as one to watch Cosai, Maali and the two watchers guide … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 33. Alix Is Ready

Alix steepled his fingers in front of his face, studying the papers laid out before him on the desk. Anaschin and Cashca had taken up positions on the other side, and had already been arguing at length over the legal … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 32. Mind-Scan

Standing on one side of the cot bed, with Maali on the other and Cosai at the head, Apsilar dried his newly-washed hands with a towel and gazed down at Arandes. Lying on the cot, Arandes was peculiarly vulnerable, suddenly, … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 31. She’s Clever

Can’t wait to get to the end and find out what happens? The free ebook is here. ***** When Talija was young, and the world itself was new, there had been no Amnar, and indeed no law. In the world … Continue reading

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Friday Flash: The Mummy Awakes

Life for a mummy is a difficult business. For a start, it goes on for a very long time. The Mummy was now over five thousand years old. Thankfully, most of that time he’d spent being dead, which helped to … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 30. I Hope He Makes It

Don’t have the patience to wait for the end? Get the ebook for free here. ***** Arandes and Alix faced each other across the floor of the banqueting hall, emissaries of different worlds. Here, Alix was the alien of the … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 29. Impostor

Cosai stepped out of Maali’s bedroom and into the corridor, shrugging on her jacket. A steward had sent a message down from her Capillite, Apsilar, asking her to either assist Arandes’ mind-scan, or to recommend a senior watcher to complete … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 28. Off The Cliff-Edge

Delivering Arandes back into the heartland of the Lower Complex proved to be more difficult than Icaan had imagined. Flying into the storm clouds from the moment they descended the central staircase, they were watched by students and trainers from … Continue reading

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Amnar Serial: 27. So Vulnerable

In a long beam of afternoon sunlight, Dai Inaar paced up and down in his own apartment, buried within a northern wing of the rambling Higher Complex. His agitation had been spreading cancerously since the end of the hearing, consuming … Continue reading

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