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Quote from the Academy Historian

In Fiction on September 21, 2011 at 10:52 pm

Every once in a while one of my characters says something that encapsulates something important about Vardin for me. Today’s quote is from the Academy Historian, Vaila out of Britak:

If we are gods, then the gods have religion.

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First Story: “Crossing the Barrier”

In Crossing the Barrier: a short story of Vardin, Fiction on August 23, 2011 at 4:56 pm

Story Stats

Title: “Crossing the Barrier”
Beta: G. Jackson (I could kiss your feet!) — this girl is awesome
Summary: It’s her mother’s last hunt and Casal’s last chance to become a hunter herself.
Word Count: About 2200 words
Status: On submission [Race points = 1]

Snippet:

“You’ll be an excellent cyberpath, one day,” Kidar said behind her when she had her foot on the first step aboveboard. He was following her, and that irritated her. “Keep you from getting killed,” he offered. Like it was a good thing. Everyone knew Haila lived on the borderlands and were far more likely to die in battle.

Casal stopped cold. Her face burned. She turned to her mother’s helmsman and fixed him with a look borrowed neither from father nor mother. “I am Haila.”