Anya has watched Alexand Merek place each soul tube next to the children’s hair, inside bags, which she has marked with their names. (Happy Birthday, Dad, this is for you, wherever you are.)
Juba Apfvarzian moved to the other side of Mogadishu, to escape from the people who have been watching him. He has to make a living, and like any good magician, the streets are the place to achieve his dream. (For Carrie Fisher. This world is emptier without you, but you will live forever amongst the stars.)
Juba has a feeling someone has been watching him. He returns back to his boarding house, and bolts the door, closes the curtains, and switches off the light.
Juba Apfvarzian is a 16-year-old street magician. He spends his days entertaining the locals of Mogadishu with his plethora of magic acts. It’s getting late and the sun is going down, and the last of the daylight crowds are dispersing, so he begins to walk home. CLICK HERE for next chronological story.
Rachel is no damsel, but sometimes people need help. She has survived an abusive marriage, divorced her husband, and is trying to rebuild her life and her sense of self worth. However, Donald isn’t the most reasonable of wife beaters. He didn’t bargain on meeting The Guild Master’s General, the night he tried to claim back his wife. A dubious Knight in dark sunglasses and a balaclava, intercepted Donald’s plans. CLICK HERE for next chronological story.
After the murder of her father, and the disappearance of her brother and sister, Ancille Merevija must rebuild her life, with her mother, Alexand. Alexand was on a military mission and returned to find two of her children stolen, her husband murdered and Ancille left for dead. Ancille was badly injured and lost her hearing. When Ancille was strong enough, Alexand took her daughter to her sister, Heyem’s house, to hide from whoever destroyed their family. CLICK HERE for next chronological story.
Anesidor Sumian dreams of escaping from a gradually shrinking world and the confines of a disapproving society. Her story begins with a wish and is set over a century before her first appearance in my series of novels. (A Spanish translation is now available, by Hernán Jara Droguett.) CLICK HERE for next chronological story.
Images, story and characters, © Cheryl Moore