Michael S. Miller has played with stories all his life. As a game designer, he has published the superhero role-playing game With Great Power. As a writer, he pens the sword-and-sorcery tales of Oshala the Hex. He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, three cats, and far more books, comics, games, and movies than his grandchildren will possibly want to inherit.
A world of dark sorcery—a time of sharpened bronze. Oshala the Hex makes her way through this rugged landscape, amassing power. By what means? To what end? The Tales of Oshala the Hex chronicles her journeys in a series of spine-tingling short stories in the sword-and-sorcery genre. Follow Oshala's tales at http://ipressgames.com/index.php/oshala/
A world of dark sorcery—a time of sharpened bronze.
A city carved of ancient bones. Scheming houses wage subtle war in dark alleys and decadent pleasure chambers. Lives are sold to the highest bidder and the dead are made slaves for eternity. Captured by a family of powerful sorcerers, can a young Oshala free herself, or will she become one more conquest of the House of Hex?
A sword and sorcery adventure in the tradition of Tanith Lee, Ursula Le Guin, and Robert E. Howard. A world of dark sorcery—an age of sharpened bronze. An undefeated warlord approaches an unconquerable city. Can the sorceress Oshala the Hex keep the city from being drowned in the empire's wave of expansion? Or will her past with the warlord be her undoing?
This is a 7,700-word novelette
A sword and sorcery adventure in the tradition of Tanith Lee, Ursula Le Guin, and Robert E. Howard. A world of dark sorcery—an age of sharpened bronze. Oshala the Hex has stolen the Moonlit Crown of a wicked usurper. When he unleashes an unearthly pursuer, will Oshala be able to escape? Will she want to?
A world of dark sorcery—an age of sharpened bronze. An ancient battlefield holds both a deathly curse and the potential for a brighter future. Can Oshala the Hex lay to rest two armies of spectres locked in centuries of conflict, or will the blood of innocents water this field once more?
This is a 5,000-word short story in the sword-and-sorcery genre.
A world of dark sorcery—a time of sharpened bronze. The pale tower of the Academy has governed the city of Lytrops with wisdom and learning for centuries. When Oshala the Hex finds the entire city forced into menial labor and her lover beset by restless spirits, what price will she pay to break their chains?
An ancient mountain fastness. Within, untold arcane power, and unyielding deathless guardians. Can Oshala the Hex escape where multitudes have fallen? Will her mission of mercy end in triumph, or eons of unending torment?