Tag Archives: combat

Teaser Tuesday: The Paura Rider #fantasy #99cents

Quest of the Brokenhearted is still 99 cents for a few weeks.  *hint hint wink wink*  I want to bring out this excerpt because of the monster involved.  The Paura Riders were something I designed in high school, so it’s … Continue reading

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The Kusari-Gama of Kira Grasdon

Long ago, Kira Grasdon was a one-scene character who complained about an injured hand and then had a run-in with Kellia.  That was it for her until an editing run placed her in a sparring match with Luke Callindor, Kellia, … Continue reading

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Revolving Around a Tournament: Combat and Characters

Quest of the Brokenhearted has two sides to its story.  One is the character development of Kira Grasdon from the gutter to either the grave or a position where she is happy.  The other is the central tournament that involves a … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Fighting with Speed

One of the best ways to handle strength is speed, which is what we’re going to look at this time.  Luke Callindor and Sari are the big speed fighters.  Their styles are familiar similar, but Sari uses more magic and … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Fighting with Strength

There are many ways to fight.  Possibly as many as there are protagonists since everyone is a little different.  Yet, there are three schools that can be focused on.  As long as you don’t include magic and range weapons, which … Continue reading

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So You Want to Adventure Without Weapons

When it comes to fantasy combat, you think swords, lances, axes, armor, crossbow, and clubs. It’s rare that a character will be known for martial arts unless they use a weapon connected to the style. Dariana doesn’t do anything like … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: The Mercenary Prince Unleashed

As usual, there may be spoilers ahead, but I’m trying to limit those.  This is a fun encounter from Book 9, The Mercenary Prince.  Gets to show off Delvin’s new toy and how he’ll be during his spotlight book.  WARNING: … Continue reading

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