Stories of Magic and Intrigue
Victorian ages in places that have never existed
Lives lived too many times over, and one life that refuses to end
Talking birds, floating islands, autogyros and gods made of metal
Sex and its consequences
Miners in a magical boomtown
Gods who descend into humans once a year, enchanting their worshippers and scarring their hosts
And a secretive, patient, thousand-year-old being's plans to end a captivity and possibly an empire...
Four short fairy tales, each one beloved by a different royal child...and one that may come close to the truth, fairy tale or no...
- "Little Snowflake": a Corrish tale of an abused queen who finds help and love in the forest
- "The Fisherman's Wife": a Kellish ghost story of a grieving wife who will not let her husband's spirit go
- "Winter's Girl": a Feather River Valley legend of a sassy girl who doesn't believe in the spirit world--or so she says
- "The Clever Boy": the tale of a handsome if red-haired boy too clever for his own good who challenges the very Gods