“My train of thought derailed somewhere in the wilderness of my daydreams and MUSINGS is the result.” –Alycia Christine
An enchanting speculative fiction collection of 11 short stories, assorted poetry, and behind-the-scenes .
Short stories included:
“A Song for Naia”
Others of Ryad’s people have given up trying to free their destined lovers from the glacier. Only one will dare fight the ice after nightfall and for Naia’s sake he must succeed.
“The Banner Prophesies”
To protect her home and her foal, the unicorn must defy the griffin even with her dying breath.
“City of Twilight”
Darkness will release the Nightmares, but for now the sunlit ruins are safe…or so Carn thought.
The Chosen Warrior’s sacrifice might bring hope to her people, but can Miya keep any for herself?
“Of Kelpie Lullabies”
Will a sorcerer’s gift truly prove powerful enough to break the fae curse or will Keiranna be doomed to remain in exile as a monster forever?
Could a world of dawn be so much better than this domain of dusk? The red cattail could give Raven the answer, but did she dare use it?
“Star Child and the Golden Seed”
With enemies at the very gates, will the miracle of Stars’ Gift be enough to save the village or will the Watobi follow their Star Sage to a fiery death?
“The Soul Wrangler”
There is a demon infection in River, Texas, and, as dangerous as he is, Dust remains the townspeople’s only hope for a cure.
The sun is setting on High Priestess Sumari’s reign. Will her last act of faith be enough to thwart a priesthood plot to assassinate her successor or will her enemies destroy all she holds dear?
“What Tendrils Echo”
When an ancient king’s tomb is unearthed, Jac’s dreams of scientific discovery and academic glory turn into nightmares. A jaguar is killing archeologists, but is this is a simple case of wildlife run amok or is something far more sinister at work?
After an avalanche kills his hunting party, young Ataniq’s only hope for survival comes in the form of one of the most dangerous creatures an arctic warrior can encounter: a polar bear.