Princess Etheria and the Lost Queen

      Dwayne R. James
Princess Etheria and the Lost Queen

In the second part of the wildly popular Princess Etheria Chronicles, Etheria is just beginning to puzzle out the challenge of separating the entwined buck deer. Her first efforts have failed, so she takes a moment to reflect on one of her father's many life lessons. It's a difficult memory for Etheria, as it involves the revelation of a secret that will change her world forever.This book is Part 2 of 5 in The Princess Etheria Chronicles.Taken together, the Chronicles form a philosophical fairy tale that takes the wonder of magic from "Harry Potter", mixes it with the law of attraction from "The Secret", and places it in an enchanted forest that is right out of Disney or Narnia.Aimed at an adult audience both young and old, the fairy tale engages the reader's imagination by promising them that, since this particular enchanted forest exists in a world of our collective dreams, it is actually accessible to each and every one of us. In fact, in the introduction the narrator even goes so far as to tell the reader that this forest is different from all other fantasy realms, because it's the only one "...that you've actually visited yourself".In the story, Princess Etheria is confronted with a challenge, that of separating two buck deer whose antlers have become hopelessly entwined by a bitter argument that has spanned centuries.As she works on figuring out how to disentangle the combatants, the Princess must reflect on the lessons that her father, the King, has taught her over the years, and, in so doing, unlock her own true magical potential.In the process, she discovers such things as: - the true nature of magic in the Universe - why we limit ourselves - the reason behind helping others - overcoming guilt - why bad things happen to us - the nature of perfection in a paradoxical UniverseHer solution to the conflict is wholly original. The magic words that she ultimately finds are sure to transform your own life, and change your world as well, just like magic.
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    Obsidian Fire: The Cave of the Sleeping Sword

      Dwayne R. James
Obsidian Fire: The Cave of the Sleeping Sword

"The hilt that stuck out of the crevice in the cave wall looked a lot smaller than what I would have expected for such a legendary sword." Mark Allen had been preparing his whole life for this, but when the mystic sword chooses the last person anyone would ever expect instead of him, Mark must swallow his pride, and become the most maligned of all superhero clichés: the sidekick.“The Cave of the Sleeping Sword” is the first part of the twelve-part “Obsidian Fire” serial, a superhero style adventure that is heavily inspired (admittedly on the verge of plagiarism at times) by the Arthurian legend of the Sword in the Stone. The saga is told almost entirely from the point of view of a reluctant sidekick, who must watch as somebody else gets thrust into the role of the hero. Together, the two join forces with the members of an ancient Brotherhood to battle a threat the likes of which the world hasn’t seen since medieval times.This first episode introduces us to a world where the mystical Flaming Sword, having last chosen a worthy Knight to wield it in the 1930s, has inspired generations of regular folk to stand up against injustice, leading to the modern day legalization of vigilantes like Mark Allen.When a long-forgotten prophecy comes to light foretelling that the Flaming Sword is finally about to select another Knight, Mark decides to travel to Scotland to fulfill what he believes to be his lifelong destiny. Although Mark is clearly the most qualified for this awesome responsibility, the Sword has other ideas, and chooses instead the last person anyone would ever expect to play the hero.As Mark struggles to come to grips with the consequences of the Sword’s choice, he quickly learns that nothing in his new life is ever as it seems.
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    Princess Etheria and the Battling Bucks

      Dwayne R. James
Princess Etheria and the Battling Bucks

In the first part of the wildly popular Princess Etheria Chronicles, Etheria accepts the challenge of separating the antlers of two buck deer that have been entwined in a bitter argument for more than a century. Her undertaking begins here, and continues through each of the other books in the series, with the Princess unlocking a little more of her own true magical potential in each adventure.This book is Part 1 of 5 in The Princess Etheria Chronicles.Taken together, the Chronicles form a philosophical fairy tale that takes the wonder of magic from "Harry Potter", mixes it with the law of attraction from "The Secret", and places it in an enchanted forest that is right out of Disney or Narnia.Aimed at an adult audience both young and old, the fairy tale engages the reader's imagination by promising them that, since this particular enchanted forest exists in a world of our collective dreams, it is actually accessible to each and every one of us. In fact, in the introduction the narrator even goes so far as to tell the reader that this forest is different from all other fantasy realms, because it's the only one "...that you've actually visited yourself".In the story, Princess Etheria is confronted with a challenge, that of separating two buck deer whose antlers have become hopelessly entwined by a bitter argument that has spanned centuries.As she works on figuring out how to disentangle the combatants, the Princess must reflect on the lessons that her father, the King, has taught her over the years, and, in so doing, unlock her own true magical potential.In the process, she discovers such things as: - the true nature of magic in the Universe - why we limit ourselves - the reason behind helping others - overcoming guilt - why bad things happen to us - the nature of perfection in a paradoxical UniverseHer solution to the conflict is wholly original. The magic words that she ultimately finds are sure to transform your own life, and change your world as well, just like magic.
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