Tag: First


Echo of Darkness – Prologue

From the balcony I watched Maria writhing. She was alone on the couch. I preferred her that way. It’s not that I’m jealous. What she might share with another isn’t something taken from me. Besides,…


Stilicho’s Son – Prologue

Historical fiction | The Fifth Century AD Romans in the fifth century would remember the splitting of the empire into East and West and the unprecedented rise of the barbarian Stilicho. They would remember the…


Demonrise – Demonfell Title

The Story Demons neither live nor die. They rise and fall and the only thing they fear is the Demonfell. You may wish to read the novel Darklaw on Kindle for more background or review…


Darklord – Episode 1

VERIS PAUSED TO listen. It wasn’t a sound but some other sensation that drew his attention. He took a breath, closed his eyes, took another breath. Avestine was nearby. He sensed her as prey senses a hunter. His mother had told him she knew when Avestine was close, too, but she felt her as a comfort. She said Avestine steadied her.


In the Shadows of Gods – Episode 1

She closed her eyes at the memory of insects devouring her men. She didn’t want to think of it, but she had to put this idea in Kami’s head. She shook off her disgust.


Darklaw – Episode 1

Epic fantasy | THE DIM SUNRISE filtered through red glass, but the gloom haunting the temple’s vestibule didn’t deter Kami. She entered the sanctuary, passing through curls of sooty smoke from an oil lamp before…


Hold Fast the Reins – Episode 1

Epic fantasy | “YOU DON’T HAVE to prove anything, Princess. Even the gods fear me. How much less are you?” Avestine nodded for the guards to release the woman. “I’ve done what my father couldn’t….


Heart of the Rose – Episode 1

Drifting through the house, Raphael passed the kitchen table where a wreath encircled four candles propped in brass holders. One of the candles had been burned, its tapered contour lined with a hardened flow of wax. By custom he knew the candle to be violet and the wreath pine, but in his spiritual form he could not distinguish such features.


Lesbian Cowboy – Episode 1

Lesbian erotica | Western | On the wall of the stable hung coal shovels, a hay fork, and rakes. A large drill with a broken bit had a thick cobweb holding it to the wall….


Under the Dome

Lesbian erotica | Speculative | As one of ten-thousand elite workers in the domed capitol, I worked between grinding benches that spewed iron flakes and vents that wheezed coal dust. Lesser workers delivered supplies to…