AT Omnibus Edition

Ancient Terra’s omnibus is now available in print, with the ebook coming soon!

At the end of the Lore Series, Torrullin Valla and Elianas Danae vanish into the mists with their homeworld Avaelyn, but the story doesn’t end there. What happens to Tristan Skyler Valla, for example, about to embark on a Timekeeper journey with Alusin Algheri? Where is Karydor Danae, the reincarnate father Torrullin has yet to meet?

In EURUE: The Forgotten World, a century later, we find out about Tristan and Alusin’s future as they pit their talents against a man half-dead, half-alive lying in a hidden casket somewhere on Eurue. Gabryl embarks on a campaign to rouse the realms to Eurue’s forgotten status, using the strange spinning orbs known as daetal to further his ambitions.

In FAROCHIN: The Terraformed World, we meet Karydor as he wakes up to memory loss on Farochin ages before Torrullin has ever stepped forward as the power he will become. Karydor and Echayn Valla, his brother-in-law, soon find themselves racing to save Farochin from Felix of the Murs, who seeks to undo the terraform in order to become a god. Karydor seeks to atone before he meets his son.

In LYKANDIR: The Measured World, two kings look up to see a world on approach. King Androdin in the south and King Drakan in the north understand that it will lead to chaos, utter change. As clansmen, watchmakers and wer-men scramble for solutions, the kings find themselves face to face with the men from that world, led by Torrullin Valla and Elianas Danae. It seems Lykandir and Avaelyn seek to occupy the same space in the realm Avaelyn vanished into.

In AVAELYN: The Enshrouded World, the timelines align once more. A thousand years have passed, and Avaelyn returns to her designated place. However, many wish to keep Torrullin and Elianas at bay, and thus is their world wrapped in a shroud that blinds all to their presence. Meanwhile, the children of Reaume suffer to keep it that way, and that is simply unacceptable.

In AVIOR: The Mythical World, the true enemy is revealed, an Ancient Valla who seems hellbent on creating a seat of tyrannical power. To the world Avior, which most regard as a myth, all forces are summoned. The entire Valla family strides into battle, for only the Vallas can stop this Valla. What they discover below the surface is heart-breaking.

From the realms of time to the reality of lost souls, through hope and cruelty, we reconnect with familiar characters, and meet a host of new ones. An old sword with an agenda reappears, while a new talisman is forged from desperation … and so much more. An epic adventure, indeed!

10k…

Having popped in to update you on the two latest covers, I noticed that visitors to this blog reached 10 000. Of course, truth is, because I haven’t posted with absolute regularity, I must admit the fault is all mine – after all, over 3 years and it took this long to reach 10k? I started this purely as a place to point readers to when they ask for more detail, given that my other sites are about my entire author journey (far more than the LORE Series), but I am beyond grateful and absolutely appreciative of all the visits, follows and likes! Thank you so much! And do spread the word!! You are all stars in my world 🙂

Tristan and Alusin

From EURUE: The Forgotten World:

KNEELING in the mud with tears streaking over bloodied cheeks, ignoring the body behind him, Tristan understood how it felt to finally lose hope.

What life was there without Caballa? Killing her murderer would not bring her back.

Pushing himself to his feet, he swayed drunkenly. He had no more to give. Throwing his head back, he screamed his grief.

He tossed Halon’s blade into the water. As it splashed in, other swords were revealed. Many. By all gods, how many had died in this place?

Tristan then convulsively fiddled at his waist.

When he had his sword belt loose, he gripped the whole, drew his arm back and threw it with all his might into the lake, screaming again. It splashed briefly as it landed and wallowed there in mute accusation, the depth too shallow for it to disappear.

For a long time Tristan stared at it, his blood dripping into his soaked tunic.

Finally he turned away, uncaring. He strode into the trees. Fuck everything. No one would ever again mistake him for Torrullin, his illustrious grandfather, not with the new scars he now wore upon his face.

For those he would never seek healing.

FROM beyond the shallow body of water a man stepped to the lapping edge. White hair lifted in the breeze and dark blue eyes tracked the form vanishing into the trees.

This image reminds me of Alusin

He sighed and waded into the water to retrieve the discarded sword and scabbard. Holding it, he wrapped the belt around it, and then unhurriedly set off after.

The forging of Tristan Skyler Valla was over.

It was time to introduce him to a different future.

The Lake of Swords vanished.

Arcana’s Audio Books Completed!

Good news! All four Lore of Arcana books are now available to listen to, and Thomas Bestwick did an outstanding job (seriously, you gotta listen to him – his voice transports you into another world).

Links:

The Infinity Mantle: US UK FR DE

The Kinfire Tree: US UK FR DE

The Drowned Throne: US UK FR DE

The Dragon Circle: US UK FR DE