Leroy Dumont (aka Anthony Dias Souza) was born in 1935 at Ahualoa, Hamakua, Hawaii. He attended Saint Patrick's School, Kaimuki, Oahu, Hawaii and graduated Saint Louis College, Kaimuki, Oahu, Hawaii (now called Chaminade College). He also attended Yale University Institute of Far Eastern Studies courtesy of the United States Government and served in U.S. intelligence service in the Pacific/Far East theater for three years. Upon returning stateside, he further pursued his education in southern California majoring in psychology and law. He further served as special liaison for Los Angeles area congressman and as area coordinator for the mayor of Los Angeles. During this period, he was the editor and publisher of The Harbor Alternative - a Los Angeles Harbor region bi-monthly community newspaper and a partner in a public relations firm, primarily geared to political campaigns but also organized and staged rock concerts in the region including the calamitous California Music Faire. Now retired, he resides in Santa Cruz, California and devotes his time to research, writing, and his grandchildren. His hobbies extend into several fields of endeavors, primarily Ancient Middle Eastern History, Archaeology, Geophysics and Quantum Physics.
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End of Forever
Goda Dabra is on her way to Katid to marry a minor noble when she is abducted from the horse train by brigands in the Tuduk Forest who abuse her. Pulak Mazul, convicted noble on his way to his execution, takes advantage of the raid to escape and joins the brigands. He eventually escapes with Goda and the pair are pursued, fighting off the men who are bent upon killing them.
Talons of the Gods
The disembodied spirits of the Sorcerer Karanis vie for possession of two enchanted bracelets with highly destructive power. In the process, they strive to control the Voltaran Empire which Daran, the youthful heir, is about to depose his usurper uncle and cease control. Daran is aided by the paladin, Ethran, a skilled warrior who seeks to retrieve the enchanted bracelets for the rightful heir.
Davad Colandar is a bounty hunter employed to track down Naro Maldini and his band of raiders. After dispatching several members of the band, he locates Maldini at the raucous border village where a gambler suggests Colandar could increase his fortune by meeting Maldini in a staged formal duel. Death of one of the combatants is the only acceptable outcome.
Kadul Rashin watches as his father and his men are executed by the forces of Sulan Asin Fadid and vows vengeance. However when he arrives at the palace in Deran, circumstances propels him into catering to the impotent sulan's four wives, obliged to sire an heir to the throne. Kadul uses the position of privilege to seek to usurp command of the royal guard and the sulanate.
The city of Lakas had fallen and all of the caste of warrior priests except Abram are slain. Overwhelmed by anger, Abram swears revenge. Adopting the status of nehin, a living dead man, he sets off to the Samra plains to seek out the traitor who helped the leader of the Shemasi raze his city and slay all of its inhabitants. Skilled in the art of combat, Abram vows to take both of their lives
The Crystal Curse
On the isle of Calista, the Klarans and the Montigs are on the brink of war. Fastian Vedal, brother to the earl of Klaran is marshaling an army to attack Montig. Lord Redan of Montig beseeches his nephew and heir to assume control of the domain but Dagar Redan is unwilling to command until a Ludrin hag presents him with a crystal that elicits prophetic visions.
Dagast is a grotesque monster whose shoulders and neck seemed oversized, even on his six-foot-six frame. The outlaw chieftain is as ruthless as his appearance, commanding a band of cutthroats that terrorize the provinces neighboring the Desfalan wilds. No one dares challenge Dagast until the youthful son of a commander of a city guard, Algin Tamas, ventures into his lair.
Keeper of the Seal
The southern Kharan desert was his to command but only as the leader of an outlaw band, raiding the caravans of Sulan Gaghan with impunity to the chagrin the grand malek of Akkaba. Taur has little to look forward to until Fate intervened, propelling him into leading an insurrection against the Sulan.
The Bitch of Balar
Kidnapped with the able-bodied of her village, Calena is taken to the mines of Kristan and brutalized. Left for dead on the slag pile, she recovers but the trauma has left the voice of Krela, the spirit of death, resident within her mind. Pressed by Krela, Calena sets out to free her enslaved people and destroy the fort at Kristan.
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