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The Storm Winds of Glazglubin

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"There's a monster in every man, boy. Within me, there is a host, and one day, it'll be yours to command." Too often these days, Kenji's mind turns to the words of his accursed father. When he fled the Old Country, he thought he had left the monsters behind, but now he sees them every day in the eyes of his friend and mentor. His world is about to crumble in a spasm of eldritch magic, and though he can see the face of his undoing so clearly in his nightmares, deep down, he knows that the first blow has already been struck.
As the tendrils of a soul plague lay claim on Aqualon's oldest and most powerful magocracy, the Lord of Wind, Kenji Sokolow, is cast down from his high tower, pressed to rally whatever forces he can find. But first, he has to survive...

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The Black Priest of Rastrowel

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A gripping short story from the life of Lyn, a young girl in the care of two HJT Ferries, ships mages for hire, which operate from their office on the island of Rastrowel, the highly religious birth place of the Church of Pure Souls.

Faced with prejudice against mages every day, Lyn's winning personality and innocence keep her well within the good graces of her peers, until a Black Priest, an inquisitor of the Church takes notice of her...

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A Synopsis of the World

Seventeen centuries of peace have allowed the people of Aqualon to flourish. Since the Great War, now known as the Age of Heroes, when the Old Gods rose up once more in vain, the world has become prosperous: powerful magocracies in the Middle Lands are going through a magical industrial revolution and rich tapestries of cultures flourish in the Yamato Mountain Range and the Seventeen Yonder Islands. These lie in the Corsic Ocean of the Ocean Belt beyond the 150 kilometer band of iron, the Iron Belt, which rings the planet around its equator.

And isolated from the rest: two technocracies so far beyond them that they could be thought to live in a world of their own. They are divided by their opposing views on integrating magic and technology, yet united in their quest for knowledge.

But who would have thought that none of these would start the next great war?
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The Wattenwaten

Every spring, when the sky-blue hillies begin to bloom on the dykes of Graanshoof, the yearly dyke race begins. Horse riders in search for glory mount their steeds and ride atop the great dyke of Graanshoof, which goes around the entire island. Once they are done, a spring celebration is held and the winner greatly honored. The race has its historic roots in the riders who protected the island by circumnavigating it along the dykes to check for weak spots that were in need of repair; they were… the dyke riders.
  The island Graanshoof is a small dyke island at the southernmost tip of the Hooper Chain. Being situated barely above sea level, the entire island is ringed and protected by the Hooferdam.   The inhabitants of the only town of the islet diligently maintain the dyke, ever dependent on its protection against storms, sporting a rich tradition of dykemaster, who both maintain and improve them.   With their pivitol roll in the Graanshoof community, other, more ceremonial traditions have arisen around the dyke, including the yearly dyke races in Spring and the Wattenwaten of summer.   During the summer, the low tide is so far down that extensive tidal flats appear around the dyke. Men from the Graanshoof Community will walk out into tide flats at great personal risk to find pretty shells or polished stones to present to their sweethearts as marriage proposals.   Out in the flats it is easy to become stuck in the slick sand or underestimate the speed at which the high tide rushes back in, and each year more often than not, at least one man loses his life.   If their sweetheart accepts, their ceremony is held atop the dyke after one week of preparation, the lavishness depending on the number of brides.

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