Like to read? Like free books? Here’s a free novelette that’s part of a prequel series for Dark Daughter. Originally released in the Missing Pieces Gen Con anthology for 2016, this is the first of four stories which will release each August. Click on the photo, download in your preferred format, and read!
Oh, Mothers, help me. Phenyx rolled his eyes as Kyran swung the blade at his head. Instead, her sword caught the edge of his cloak. She missed me and I didn’t even have to move. The breeze that blew toward them from the Island of the Fighting Mother was warm, and the sun beat down … More Dark Daughter Episode 10–Sempai and Kohei
The breeze that blew along this shore was warmer than the breeze that fought through the Mists on the other side of the Crystal City. Across an expanse of calm, dark water, a twin shore curved along the horizon. Instead of the trees that lined the sand behind Kyran, the other shore was a silhouette … More Dark Daughter Episode 9–Other
Kyran had never felt the pain before. During the Buraindomun she had only been able to see the Soul Seers eyes glow red and listen to them screaming. But her darkness had stolen Kichi’s Soul Sight and now the crystal flowed in her veins, the blue crystal of the Healing Mother and the red crystal … More Dark Daughter Episode 7–Grandfather
The caves of the Crystal City ran deeper than any of the other Soul Seers knew. The shaman had only been down here once, when the Mothers had lain down in the waters and his people had traded their weapons for the Soul Sight. He became shaman that day, the keeper of his people’s story … More Dark Daughter Episode 6–Awaken
The sand beneath Kyran’s toes shuffled softly as she walked between the water’s edge and the cliff face. The beach was thin this far north of the Crystal City, home of the Soul Seers, the peaceful, healing people of the Islands of Insight. They had taken her in as an abandoned child, loved her as … More Dark Daughter Episode 5–Sand
Kichi knew he would find her on the cliffs outside the Crystal City. That is always where she went to think, to be alone. He thought that part of Kyran also went to the cliffs to watch, waiting to see if her people would ever come to take her home. The sun hung low, heartbeats … More Dark Daughter Episode 4–Shattered