Wars of Light & Shadow

Short fiction that occurs in the Wars of Light and Shadow universe.


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Black Bargain

Black Bargain

Black Bargain, a short story set in Athera from the Wars of Light and Shadows series.

Toler was insolent, a liar, and a cheat, convicted for smuggling and facing a sentence of convict labor. But when the Fellowship Sorcerer Davien lays claim to his punishment, his scapegrace traits will entangle his fate with the most dangerous conspiracy in Third Age history.

A print of the cover art is also available.

Child of Prophecy

Child of Prophecy

Meiglin lived under the shadow of a death sentence all her life, although she was townborn and kept ignorant of her ancestry. When the shocking fact of her birthright forces her onto the streets at fourteen years of age, she must flee with only the clothes on her back. Amid the tempestuous turmoil of the Mistwraith's incursion through South Gate, these are the lawless times, with clan survivors being hunted down for bounty. Alone, without kin, she has nowhere to turn, driven as she is by a blood-gifted heritage too overpowering to deny.

This story is a suitable start for new readers of the Wars of Light and Shadow series.
Reins of Destiny

Reins of Destiny

A prequel short story set at the start of the uprising that dethroned the High King of Havish. Familiarity with at least one volume in the Wars of Light and Shadows series is suggested as background to grasp the full impact.
The Decoy

The Decoy

Falion sen Ardhai, town born to a glass artisan and a clanbred woman, maintains his uneasy, dual heritage as a free wilds courier when a message of sensitive urgency sends him to Avenor, and a test of courage beyond his imagining.
The Gallant

The Gallant

The Gallant, a Wars of Light and Shadows novella:

Verrain is the celebrated gallant of Shand. When a web of conspiracy aimed at the throne makes him an unwitting target, Lisianne, least likely of women, steps up to salvage his fate.

A print of the cover art is also available.

The Sundering Star

The Sundering Star

Long before Mankind sought refugee settlement on the world of Athera, Koriathain served as a secret society, sworn to humanitarian intervention. In a short story from these ancient roots, a young woman bound between two clandestine identities faces a terrible choice, while caught in the teeth of a pivotal encounter that must alter her fate, and the course of history.

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