Tag Archives: fantasy

Monsters on Monsters in Fiction

Ogre-  Do we have any of the monsters above in this chat room? Vampire-  I’m here, but I’m the romantic kind. Werewolf-  Same. Dragon-  That would be a no then.  This is exactly the problem I was talking about last … Continue reading

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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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When Your Characters are Monsters

In most stories, monsters are nothing more than deadly obstacles that have to be overcome to continue on.  They typically don’t have lines, much in the way of personality, or a very long lifespan.  Monsters earn attention by how deadly … 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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Designing the Champions of Lacarsis

Quest of the Brokenhearted has a lot of action because it involves a tournament to the death.  Now, a tournament wouldn’t really be that interesting without its competitors, but I couldn’t have Kira battle mortals in a city of monsters.  I … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Rayne of Lacarsis #fantasy

This is a longer section that I intended, but the introduction of Rayne didn’t have any decent cut off points.  You get a sense of how this character is going to start though.  She plays an important role in the … 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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