Chapter Two

Chapter Two They walked side by side, one in emerald green, one in imperial purple, their robes brushing the condensation from the grass as they passed, deep in conversation.  A rumble grew more discernible on the early morning air, then the sound of war bells on...

The Wind Warrior: Chapter One

The digital  novel, The Wind Warrior, continues the story from the novella, "The Day The City Shook."  With new chapters published weekly, it continues the tale of the improbable Thirteenth Dragonhorse, Ardenai.

Rosemary Cheddar Bread

Dearest Eomeoni, We awoke to a cold, white world this morning.  The steam rising from the river made it seem magical, and the trees were all ribboned along their branches with white satin.  There was a storm last night and the flyers were not allowed in the air, nor...

Ah’Dwina’s Harvest Pot

Dearest Amma and Appa, Harvest is in full swing here in our region of Viridia.  The great harvesters run day and night, skimming over the fields of alcibus, mazea and phaselus.  Trundlers pulled by teams of horses are moving load after load of hay into the barns for...

Herbed Vinegar

Dearest Eomeoni and Appa, As you know, my brother-in-law’s father is one of the premier vintners on Viridia, and Teal is exceptionally adept at learning the family business. I was watching them one day as they were filling barrels, and I noticed that several were...

Fresh Sauteed Pole Beans

Dear Amma and Appa, I was contacted yesterday by the Wildlife Specialist for this part of Viridia.  He has asked me, since that was my profession on Terren, to accompany him on a survey of the local cerastaper population.  They’re kind of along the lines of wild...

Winter Pot

Dearest Eomeoni and Appa,          Please don’t be so worried about me!  I am feeling fine, and my husband and his family take very good care of me.  We have the harvest pretty well laid in at this point, and since it is harvest break for his students, Ardenai took me...

Sweet Sour Pickled Garlic

Dearest Amma,          I really miss you.  I wish you were here to talk to.  I honestly knew this was a multi-generational family, and they are very kind to me, but … sometimes … I feel like a child in my own home.  Somehow I thought I would at least be the mistress...

In the most ancient and powerful agrarian society of planet Equus, a male rises to rule only once in every seven hundred years. By tradition he is raised in complete anonymity, with no inkling that it is his fate to govern with absolute authority over Equus and her affined worlds.

This book chronicles the first months in power of the grieving widower and devoted Creppia Nonage teacher who rises to become the Thirteenth Dragonhorse – learning to love, and to kill – as the most powerful single entity in the Seventh Galactic Alliance.

Learn more about this world in our introduction section.

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