Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 38)

“A rose by any name… still has thorns.” Princess Derilla of Raydorn, 439 A.C.A. “<You know that archmage of yours is going to poison your coffee every chance you get?>” Andelyn told Lord Weisheng. “<So do all of my sons, but I’ve developed a tolerance for poison and a nose for bullshit.>” The two of […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 35)

“The shadows surely become you, but the light certainly does not.” Foster Lao, Wielder of Fucho and Huibao, 448 A.C.A. There weren’t petals falling from the trees and flowing all around them when Foster Lao came to Regalic Sol. There were looks of disgust and whispers amongst what was the most talkative of patrons. Lao […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 34)

“Not enough men hug each other. Get over yourselves.” Henry Lockley, the Bard of the Song, 438 A.C.A. “Your sword can’t be that interesting to look at.” Malum ignored Andy as he inspected his sword. With it, he could defeat Foster Lao with but a strike. With his fists and skill alone… he’s not so […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 33)

“No one who competes should ever admit they’re not in first place.” Andelyn Stella, 449 A.C.A. How is he not terrified? Andy asked herself. She watched the Foster Lao fight through the purple lens she had been given by the challenging Regalic. They were necessary to see into the pitch black chamber that was made […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 32)

“Men in power like to act like they know everything, but the dangerous ones know at least half of what they think they do.” Andelyn Stella, 449 A.C.A. “<Here’s your moment,>” Andy told Malum in broken Uzuri as they walked up to the Silver Spire of the archmage. It was the location of the next […]

These Savage Shores Review: Dissecting the Modern Vampire

Spoilers for These Savage Shores. Written by: Ram V Illustrated by: Sumit Kumar Colored by: Vittorio Astone Lettered by: Aditya Bidikar I aspire to be a writer, even a comic book writer hopefully. One of my goals is to write a great vampire story. It’s been a while since I talked about it, but vampires […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 31)

This chapter contains scenes of torture, reader discretion is advised. “Once you believe in something beyond self, it can hurt you.” Lucilla Indu Nero, 448 A.C.A. Malum watched as the moonlight slowly moved up towards her eyes from between the blinds. He could wait until it wakes her on its own, or he could wake […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 30)

“If there’s reason then it’s not madness, it just looks like it.” Quintus Lato Equitus, 448 A.C.A. As Jack walked over the hill, eating his sandwich, he caught sight of Sharda sitting by the edge. Mist from the water beat against the rocks below and made his skin sparkle with a smooth shine as well. […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 29)

This chapter contains scenes of torture, reader discretion is advised. “Krone was built by false dragons.” Emperor Caesarus of Krone, 446 A.C.A.  It had been a long time before Malum had dressed in anything that wasn’t his cloak or a disguise. If it weren’t for the spare cloaks he’d smell absolutely disgusting. Now, after all […]

Raydorn: The War in the Black (Chapter 28)

This chapter contains scenes of torture, reader discretion is advised. “Monsters hide under the bed and act as nightmares in their dreams, but only men take children when they’re awake.” Uday Wadiya, Shivan of Endica, 440 A.C.A.   “Dis-ARM!” Jack yelled, and in response, every man, woman, and child dropped their spear and took out their […]