Emerala the Rogue

“Walk with me,” Melena commands shrilly, her smile wide. She takes Emerala’s arm, prying it easily from Derek’s grip. Emerala chances a look at Lachlan as the woman leads her away. He nods once, the decline of his chin almost imperceptible in the speckled shade that dances across his face. “Men can be so dull,” … Continue reading Emerala the Rogue

Introducing James Byron

James Byron is halfway to the dungeons when something strange catches his eye. He pauses in the empty hallway, the ghostly echo of his footfalls carrying on in his wake. To his left is a narrow alcove leading into one of the king’s many wine cellars. The room itself is quite normal. Narrow bottles of … Continue reading Introducing James Byron

Prologue

The Guardians come quietly that night. Their footsteps go unheard against the din that fills the walls of Toyler’s Tavern and spills out onto the murky street. For a moment, they linger before the entrance, bright and clean and out of place. They shuffle their feet against the cobblestone, their mouths settling into deep frowns. … Continue reading Prologue