The Distant (Oct 2013)
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Book 1 of The Hope of Memory
The Perils of Intimacy:
"Do not attach yourself to any houlf. They are beasts. No good comes of befriending one. Though they may speak our words, their intentions are false."
- from Keryca’s Treatise on Breeding
Two hundred years ago, Orland and his people fell from the sky. They arrived on lightning and scorched the center of a great forested continent. The houlves fought these humans, fought against their enslavement and the destruction of the land.
Ever since then, humans have bred houlves in Orland’s Clear, the great city in the west. Ever since then, the Moon Star has made its way across the night sky, a bluish, broken star, perpetually falling. Ever since then, memories have been lost, have been forgotten, have faded away.
But there are some who still remember.
Practicing (Jan 2012)
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A collection of 13 short stories that showcase how Brad's writing evolved over the years. In this mix of fantasy, science fiction and occult stories, Brad reveals a little background on each story - why he wrote it, his inspirations, what he was trying to accomplish, etc.
This book is free to download and has been released under a Creative Commons non-commercial, non-deriative work license. If you are curious about Brad's ideas and writings, check it out, you have nothing to lose. If you like it, then you will like his other work. Trust him, you will.
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Bonebearer (Sep 2011)
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Kother is a young Yanai boy that lives in the jungles of Kounna. He grows up learning the ways of the jungle and what is expected of a Yanai male, though with his own private doubts about the accepted traditions and rituals of his people.
When he embarks on the male Yanai "coming of age" mission to retrieve his soulstones, he realizes that he is not fit to be a Yanai, and has no true desire to be. This realization leads him on a quest beyond the jungles of his homeland, through deserts and tundra and mountains, encountering strange peoples and customs, searching for the meaning behind his existence.
What he finds is disconcerting... and what he eventually becomes is even more disturbing, for deception lies at the core of all things.
The Hope of Memory
Book 2: Wilders
Book 3: Rom Tar
Updates on my progress for this trilogy:
2012-02-08  The Distant Third Draft
2012-03-10  Remembering & AutoHotkey
2012-04-22  Expanding to a Trilogy
2012-05-23  The Distant Third Draft Complete
2012-06-26  Book Two & The Distant Fourth Draft
2012-07-31  Keep on Truckin'
2012-09-03  Book Two Midpoint
2012-10-21  Chapter Names
2012-12-07  A Recent Break
2013-02-07  Wilders Complete
2013-03-30  Typing vs. Longhand
2013-04-29  Of Estimates & Editing
2013-06-17  Spring Cleaning
2013-07-14  Outlines & Previews
2013-08-31  The Distant Finalized
2013-10-11  The Distant Released!
2013-11-17  Rom Tar Progress
2013-12-15  Wilders Cover
2014-01-28  Rom Tar & Goodreads
2014-04-04  Writer's Block
2014-12-02  Rom Tar Complete