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A Word (or two) About Mythology


Welcome to the Ring Realms universe, a cosmology populated by magic, technology, gods, goddesses, and multi-verses. Comic fans will feel right at home, but fandom is not necessary to be drawn into the world's magic and heroism. Those learned in mythology may see a name (or a score of them) that they recognize. Intentional. In fact, I've taken heat for not creating my own gods and goddesses. Key to the point is they ARE my gods and goddesses, and you the reader's as well. I wanted something familiar to the readership rather than add EVEN MORE bizarre names to the milieu--something that is one of the all-too-common pitfalls of fantasy writing. If you see a name you recognize, rejoice in that knowledge because where possible I have tried to keep to the spirit of those myths whilst incorporating them into a much larger cosmology. Notice, I say 'spirit of'--please don't flagellate me (however much I might enjoy it) for not adhering more closely to the source myths. Liberal dramatic license has been taken in order to heighten and enrich the story... Enjoy.


Other books in the chronicles of the Ring Realms


Reality's Plaything Series -- Tales following the adventures of Bannor Starfist.

Reality's Plaything
'Neath Odin's Eye
Gaea's Legacy: Eternal's Agenda
Gaea's Legacy: Savants Ascendant
Gaea's Legacy: Infinity Annihilator


Savant's Blood Series -- Tales following the adventures of Wren Kergatha.

Savant's Blood: Shadows of the Avatar
Savant's Blood: Hecate's Bounty
Aesir's Blood
Gaea's Blood

Shaladen Chronicles Series -- Tales following the adventures of Corim Vale.

Shaladen Chronicles: A Knot In Time
Shaladen Chronicles: Anvil of Sorrow
Shaladen Chronicles: Who Mourns the Creator


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