The Dark Lord
Basically, the story is set in a world where both magic and science are real, and where it is possible to shape the very reality of ...more
This is a very creative fantasy. The author and I have read many of the same books and seen many of the same movies and it appears we share a quirky sense of humor. I know this due to his frequent references to obscure events in other books. The protagonist is a graduate student working on his dissertation through a practicum where he is the "Dark Lord" an evil ruler. Avery, the Dark Lord graduate student's premise is that the forces of good need to be united by their ...more
For anyone who enjoys the magic of Harry Potter, with a bit of Dungeons and Dragons, the Wizard of Oz and other fantasy writer's tossed together, this is the tale for you. What a fun read. I love the humor and wit of the main character. The book evoked the memories of months sitting at a table with only sheets of paper and a handful of dice as we struggled through the imaginative world of Dungeons created my our DM.
Jack Heckel's life is an open book, actually, the book you are in all hope holding right now (and if you are not holding it, he would like to tell you it can be purchased from any of your finest purveyors of the written word). Beyond that, Jack aspires to be either a witty, urbane, world-traveller who lives on his vintage yacht, The Clever Double Entendre, or a geographically illiterate professor...more