A school project leads to the discovery of his ancestors’ journals and their claims to be able to control water. But twelve-year-old Theis knows there’s no such thing as magic… right?
Waterwitch, a short story set in the world of Thelios, is now available on Amazon.
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This week (January 14-18, 2019) Thomas Shelton: Hero is FREE on Amazon!
From the time he was a little boy, all Thomas wanted was to follow his family legacy of being a guardian. Life had other plans.
A quick read that provides a glimpse at the origins of one of the most powerful people on Thelios.
(Reposted after editing and story adjustments. Originally posted in July, 2016.)
“… two… three… four… NOW! Go! Go! Go!”
The trio of guardians broke from the trees and dove behind an outcropping of rock seconds before a beam of red light struck the copse where they had been hiding. The trees exploded in a ball of smoke and flame.
“Dammit! How much longer do we have to put up with this?!” Continue reading
His face was a sullen, resentful storm: the anger of a little boy who felt he was too old to admit his heart was breaking. He didn’t understand why Uncle Ken and Caelynn were leaving. He didn’t want to be there, holding back angry tears while Mom and Dad were taking turns hugging and kissing Caelynn and telling Uncle Ken goodbye. They were sad about it too, and Mom kept wiping away tears. It was alright for her to cry since she was a girl. But even Dad wiped a hand over his eyes, and that made Lincon even more confused and sad. He scowled harder. Continue reading
Sitting at a table before the review committee, Ken and Rett exuded quiet, respectful confidence. They had answered all the questions promptly, correctly, and their skills were legendary. Everyone on the committee was familiar with their story: the orphaned boys of extraordinary power who had grown up in Arion Valley. Arete had unofficially started their training shortly after Ken’s fourteenth birthday, and both officially joined Dawn’s Light the day after he turned eighteen. They both sailed through recruit and commander training programs in record time. Continue reading