The different worlds of RPG that the player characters die in. Or one can say it's mostly about there last adventure, even if that adventure sometimesThe different worlds of RPG that the player characters die in. Or one can say it's mostly about there last adventure, even if that adventure sometimes leaks back into the world they started playing.
There will be both serious adventures, funny ones (Thirsty), and sometimes just plain changing the rules a bit (Brassfist of the Gore).
The bottom line is "that it was a fun read"....more
Yesterday's Kin (88 pgs) Aliens come to Earth saying that they want to help find a cure for a virus that's coming to Earth.
The story switches between MYesterday's Kin (88 pgs) Aliens come to Earth saying that they want to help find a cure for a virus that's coming to Earth.
The story switches between Marianne a scientist who looks for new haplogroup of mitochondrial DNA and Noah a young man that's addicted to sugarcane and doesn't feel like he fits in or that he can live up to his siblings. When the aliens come in, it causes a bit of chaos among the humans. One thing interesting was how the alien culture was described and their language.
The Lighting Tree (45 pgs) Bast can answer any question or help with any problem, for a price that is.
The kids of the village think highly of Bast and know he'll keep their secrets as well. He has the kids go on a quest, like getting certain flowers or giving information to him. This one feels like I landed in the middle and it never felt like it ended.
Dream House (68 pgs) Nothing like floating in space for 5 years with 6 months' supply for the crew and a computer A.I. to talk to.
Amadis spends her time with reading, watching movies, hearing songs, talking to Capella and reliving her memories. The memories are mostly from Earth, more than the time spent among the crew. Memories of her life, how she got the job on the ship and knowing her brother didn't approve of it. All this helps past the time as she divides her food up for the long years ahead. Does she make it? Only the rabbit knows.
The Mothers of Voorhisville (82 pgs) When a stranger comes to town, the women get some angels or maybe their monsters.
The Mothers write their accounts down the way they see their story. Each writer (Elli, Tamara, Maddy, and Pete) has their own version on how certain event's came to be. One thing they all agreed on was that they now had children with wings. With their secret out everything starts going out of control for the Mothers and the children. Emotions run away and maybe sanity as well.
Claudius Rex (87 pgs) A mystery with murder, an item stolen, and one detective that gets an A.I. for a boss.
The A.I. Rex wants Andy to help him solve who took out Grasso and who tried to delete him as well. It may have some different future science, but please Andy figure out before I do, what the stolen is. The story has an easy way to tell when Andy and Rex are speaking to each other.
In Her Eyes (43 pgs) Song a polymorph and Alex spend time enjoying each of her forms until a bomb goes off.
Sometimes changes means taking the bad along with the good.
The Churn: A Novella of the Expanse (42 pgs) The underworld's about to be hit hard. Now if Timmy and Erich can survivor both worlds.
More than just avoiding police and obeying orders from the boss. Timmy and Erich's past friendship will be coming into play. In the end it's all up to Timmy.
The Things We Do for Love (49 pgs) A thief and an immortal witch goes around robbing everyone. Until the day the thief wants her to get out of his life.
Robbing a place is easy when you got a witch to help you. The witch tells him that the one that gave her the power say that bad things come out of good and Vic verse. The story later examines if what they did manage to do the opposite effect or not. The other was him trying to get her out of his life instead of continuing to stick to him like a magnetic. So how does one get an immortal to leave you alone?
Where The Train Turn (48 pgs) The day goes well for father and son until a train tries to kill them. That someday the father is killed by a train. Rupert the son is convince that some trains go off their tracks. The mother is convince she must stop his imagination and all this talk of trains turning into beast.
Just when the mother thinks she has succeed into erasing rail rails and trains from his life. The accident occurs and her son's life rewinds back to the time of trains. Therefore it starts and new chapter for mom and son. What will she do this time?