A Lynchman's Owl

      B.Y. Yan
A Lynchman's Owl

20 years ago the Lynchman’s Owl disappeared. Hero, villain, monster, fiend—it is undeniable the lingering effects the mysterious creature has left on the beleaguered nation, long since at odds with its own downtrodden, oppressed people.20 years later, with ironclad airships taking to the skies and the world charged for total war beneath, someone has come looking, and his identity will be at last20 years ago the Lynchman’s Owl disappeared. Hero, villain, monster, fiend—it is undeniable the lingering effects the mysterious creature has left on the beleaguered nation, long since at odds with its own downtrodden, oppressed people.20 years later, with ironclad airships taking to the skies and the world charged for total war beneath, someone has come looking, and his identity will be at last revealed…Bailey of the Golden Brocade wants one thing and one thing only: the Lynchman’s Owl of 20 years ago revealed, or undeniable proof of his existence. And whether diving headlong into battles with hardened criminal societies, uncovering the secrets of well-meaning revolutionaries, or butting heads with masked vigilantes, he will stop at nothing to get the answer he needs. But there is nothing which guarantees that the success so desired by the royal detective will be the same one he receives, or wants; and when you are obsessed with chasing down legends, there is equal chance that the legend of yesterday will come looking for you…The Lynchman’s Owl is a series of stand-alone short stories concerning the adventures of the titular masked hero in the twilight of his career. The serial is updated monthly with a collections compendium every 5 issues, with each episode contributing to the overarching story, the first of which has been presented here for your enjoyment.
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    Legend of the Hour

      B.Y. Yan
Legend of the Hour

20 years ago the Lynchman’s Owl disappeared. Hero, villain, monster, fiend—it is undeniable the lingering effects the mysterious creature has left on the beleaguered nation, long since at odds with its own downtrodden, oppressed people. 20 years later, with ironclad airships taking to the skies and the world charged for total war beneath, his identity will be revealed at last.A Steampunk Noir Story20 years ago the Lynchman’s Owl disappeared. Hero, villain, monster, fiend—it is undeniable the lingering effects the mysterious creature has left on the beleaguered nation, long since at odds with its own downtrodden, oppressed people.20 years later, with ironclad airships taking to the skies and the world charged for total war beneath, someone has come looking, and his identity will be at last revealed…Issue #2: Legend of the HourNever say never…The investigation continues for Bailey, and there are enough promising leads to make a game of it. In the least likely of places there are answers to be found about the Lynchman’s Owl, but it is in the long history of the legend that its true face might at last be glimpsed.“To hear a hoot in the hour before dawn is to mean enduring ill-fortunes and worse woes still for the listener, especially if you’ve got something to hide. Here in these parts we call him the Lynchman’s Owl, and this is his call.”The Lynchman’s Owl is a series of stand-alone short stories concerning the adventures of the titular masked hero in the twilight of his career. The serial is updated monthly with a collections compendium every 5 issues, with each episode contributing to the overarching story, the firsts of which has been presented here for your enjoyment.(Includes excerpts from B.Y. Yan’s Adult Fantasy Novel: Eye of the North Wind)
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