Living History

      Ben Essex / Science Fiction
Living History

(A story about clones, dinosaurs and the Concept of Benjamin Franklin).The Salmon Corporation owns the future, and they're in the habit of issuing impossible demands. Jacob White is told to bring certain historical figures back to life; success is expected. Which is a shame, because White can't do it.So begins the most elabourate bluff in history... and White's rewards will be blood and death.Senta and the Steel Dragon Book 0: Brechalon is the novella-length preview to The Voyage of the Minotaur, The Dark and Forbidding Land, The Drache Girl, and the other books which make up the Senta and the Steel Dragon series. Set two years before the events in The Voyage of the Minotaur, Brechalon tells the story of the Kingdom of Greater Brechalon in a world that is not quite like our own Victorian Age. The Dechantagne siblings; Iolanthe, Augie, and Terrence plan an expedition to a distant land, hoping the colony they build will restore their family to the position of wealth and power it once had. Meanwhile the powerful sorceress Zurfina rots in an anti-magic prison, guilty of not serving the interests of the kingdom, and the orphan girl Senta Bly lives her life without the knowledge that she will one day grow up to be the sorceress’s apprentice. Senta and the Steel Dragon is a tale of adventure in a world of rifles and steam power, where magic and dragons have not been forgotten.
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