Waiting for the Scarlet-Raven Woman

      Silas DeBoer
Waiting for the Scarlet-Raven Woman

A free short story that preludes to the "The Prometheus Cycle: The Star, the Sword, and the Mirror," this first person narrative details a slave's life in the northern provinces of the Realm.This free short story is a prelude to the novel "The Prometheus Cycle: The Star, the Sword, and the Mirror" and details the origins of a character from the novel. This story takes place a few years before the events of the novel, and is the only first person narration of any of the short stories, which centers on a slave's life in the Realm.

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    Prometheus' First Steps

      Silas DeBoer
Prometheus' First Steps

This free short story is a prelude to the events of "The Prometheus Cycle: the Star, the Sword, and the Mirror" and focuses on the ordeals of a young Ovidius and Aurelius, both soldiers for the Realm in a jungle landscape savaged by pirates and dark forces.This free short story is a prelude to the events of "The Prometheus Cycle: the Star, the Sword, and the Mirror" and focuses on two characters from the novel. In this story, the Legion and the Navy has set to rid the Southern Seas of pirates and organized crime but find foes more than their match.

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    The Gods' Own Voice

      Silas DeBoer
The Gods' Own Voice

This free short story is a prelude to the events of the novel "The Prometheus Cycle: the Star, the Sword, and the Mirror" and is the only one of the free short stories that does not center on a novel character's origin... but rather, gives a glimpse into the Bleak East, and the mysterious events of the ill fated campaign against the Necromancers by the last High King of the Realm.This free short story is a prelude to the events of the novel "The Prometheus Cycle: the Star, the Sword, and the Mirror" and is the only one of the free short stories that does not center on a novel character's origin... but rather, gives a glimpse into the Bleak East, and the mysterious events of the ill fated campaign against the Necromancers by the last High King of the Realm. This is a survivor's story of that dread campaign. Readers of the novel will see a direct connection to Danae Celes of the Order, as the main character in this short story was one of her peers.

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    The Man Who Bought the World

      Silas DeBoer
The Man Who Bought the World

This free short story is a prelude to the events in "The Prometheus Cycle: the Star, the Sword, and the Mirror," which centers on a forbidden story told in a dark tavern at the edges of the Realm's borders.This free short story is a prelude to the novel "The Prometheus Cycle: the Star, the Sword, and the Mirror." This is the closest "folk tale" in the Realm, as told by an agent of a foreign government recruiting merchants against the Realm's interests by using forbidden pagan stories to undermine the Church of Elene. This is a variation of the same folk tale in the novel, and the contrasts are based on time, culture and changes in the oral tradition.

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    The North Wind

      Silas DeBoer
The North Wind

Free short story that preludes the novel "The Prometheus Cycle: The Star, the Sword, and the Mirror." The North Wind details the origins of a character from the novel and gives a glimpse into the Realm's wilderness border culture with the coming winter.One of several free to read short stories for the upcoming "The Prometheus Cycle: The Star, the Sword and the Mirror", the North Wind is one of the possible beginnings to the novel for one of the characters in the novel. The North Wind is set many years before the events of the novel, and center on a young girl's life in a wilderness village that possesses a dark secret.

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    Sin & Repentance

      Silas DeBoer
Sin & Repentance

The free short story preludes the events of the novel "The Prometheus Cycle: the Star, the Sword, and the Mirror" and focuses on the eastern duchy of Stormdrang, and an agent of the Crimson Captain (alluded to in Prometheus' First Steps) as she searches for evidence to bring a traitor to justice.Margaret Baker is a 20th Century Woman trying to make it in the 21st Century. She's trying to live a Christian life in an unchristian world, and she is constantly surprised by all of the modern problems confounding her. Together with her friend Donna, she's trying to make it in a brave new world.The collection features three stories:Margaret Baker Takes a StandMargaret Baker and the Trip to VerizonMargaret Baker and the GPSMore stories to follow!

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