The more or less evenly matched Confederation of Human Worlds and the Organization of Khig Systems have been waging an interstellar war against each other for almost two centuries. Both sides have... More > expended incalculable amounts of resources in order to achieve a deadlocked stalemate, with ravaged battlefield planets changing hands constantly but neither side gaining the upper hand.
Major Jonnan O’Khev has been fighting in this war for his entire life. In fact, War is the only life he knows.
Now he has decided that it is time to stop this unwinable conflict.
Unfortunately, he has just become a prisoner of war and interned in a Khig POW camp on a desolate world deep in the hinterlands of the Khig systems.
But that might be the perfect place to end a war.
To End A War is a science fiction novella of 21,000 words or approximately 84 pages.< Less
Mar grew up an orphan on the streets of Khalar, doing whatever necessary to survive-- working, begging, stealing. When an insane scrapper led him to an ancient sundered city, he discovered a book of... More > lost knowledge. This book and the scrapper’s eon’s long quest have led him to begin a great journey to rediscover the technology of the ancient world -- magic.
When his companions, the young witch Telriy and the enigmatic Waleck, were stolen away by the despised Brotherhood of Phaelle, Mar had to depend on weak and half-understood spells in order fight this new enemy. He has learned to perceive the magical fields that permeate all things. He has learned to manipulate magic to change the physical restrictions of his world. He has crossed a wilderness on a skyraft of his own creation. Now, seeking the lost Telriy and Waleck, he has come to Mhajhkaei, The Greatest City in All the World.
But Mhajhkaei is at war.
And it is losing.< Less
The ancient magic of the Blood Oath has trapped Mar and made him King of the Mhajhkaeirii.
In spite of all of his efforts to change it, the fate revealed to him by the Moon Pool seems... More > unavoidable.
Unless he can discover a stronger magic!
King is an epic fantasy novel of 97,937 words.
Novels in The Key to Magic series:
IV. Emperor (2013).
V. Wizard (forthcoming)
VI. Thief (Forthcoming)< Less
Telriy is gone and Mar must pursue his war against the Brotherhood of Phaelle alone.
When the monks unleash new and unstoppable magical weaponry, his kingdom and empire seemed doomed to fall.
With... More > no other option, he must learn the ancient magic that will make him a wizard -- a master of time and space.< Less
Mar was a thief. Not a cutpurse – or, at least, not often – but a true outlaw denizen of the rooftops. He stole from the rich, and sometimes from the not so rich, and, if truth were to be... More > told, even from the poor if he was hungry enough.
He had grown up on the streets of Khalar, the last city of the Glorious Empire of the North, and thievery was simply the life that he had been dealt.
He took considerable pride in the fact that he was a good thief -- he still had his head.
But when an ill-advised theft went horribly wrong and the whole city rose up to crucify him, he had no choice but to flee into the Great Waste with an insane scrapper. There he spent his days, baking in the merciless sun as he dug for bits of metal in an ancient sundered city.
And then he found a door.
And, being a thief, he unlocked it.
Orphan is an epic fantasy novel of 99,180 words.< Less
Mar has stopped the Brotherhood of Phaelle, but at the cost of his own future. Can he find it again in the depths of undertime?
Wizard is the sixth book in the epic fantasy series, The Key to... More > Magic.
Wizard is a novel of 82,082 words.< Less