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Willow

(Spellster #0.6)

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Ylva, a young dwarven woman, is captured by the enemy and comes face to face with their most powerful weapon.
Kindle Edition, 1st edition, 11 pages
Published November 29th 2016 by Thardrandian Publications
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Oct 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Willow: A Spellster Short Story by Aldrea Alien is a fantasy fiction tale about a highly respected dwarf named Ylva—a hedgewitch of the High Circle—who has been captured by humans and brought to a castle in an attempt to crush her connection to nature, the essence of her being, like they have done to so many other dwarves before her. The short story encompasses the end of Ylva's journey from her homeland to the castle by boat, and the brief but highly emotional walk from the dock to the courtyar ...more
Mackenzie Flohr
May 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
This story story has a very intriguing storyline which will "hook" you right in. Ylva, a young dwarven woman, is captured by the enemy. We start her story on a boat as she is being led towards her capture's most powerful weapon. The author provides us with wonderful detail of the world we have been transported into. I just wish the story hadn't ended so abrupt. ...more
Jackie
Jun 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Great reading by a wonderful author of many books. Kept my interest even though it was a short story
Lois Welsh
May 22, 2020 rated it really liked it
This book caught my attention from the first paragraph.

I just wish that it did not end so quickly.

I am going to read this series because I am hooked.
William S. Flowers
Aug 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Seriously different. I really would like to see this story expanded into a novel.
Teresa Champagne
Jun 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Sad story

This was a very sad story. Thought it was well written and we'll thought out. Would like to read more by this author.
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Melissa (missy)
Dec 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was good even for such a short story
It pulled you in and left you wanting more
Was sad but also left you wondering what was next
Jeffrey A. Dewey
Apr 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Intriguing storyline

My interest was captured quickly and until when the takes stop in "silence" . I want more. ....when is the sequel coming?
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Elissa
Dec 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This genre-bending short story unfolds itself gently until it springs its trap. I metaphorically walked into this blindly with no foreknowledge of the author or what she writes. Well-written and compelling and I'll say no more so you may enjoy the full power of the tale absent spoilers. ...more
Samantha
Jan 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Gabriella
May 29, 2021 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2021, short-stories
3.5*

A very interesting concept that has little growth in some ways but not enough in others. I get that this is a small companion to the rest of the series but I feel a little lacking. I love the premise as well as the powers but don’t understand why any of it is happening. If I wasn’t told in the blurb she was dwarven I wouldn’t have known. I will be interested to see how this grows from here.
Teri
Jul 24, 2017 rated it liked it
Well that was short and maybe because it was so short it is also confusing. I love the writers style but this is my first book and I have no clue what this was really about and what it may be from here forward. This may have been better if released after there was more background into what it is. As it is I am confused.
Barbara Senteney
Aug 03, 2017 rated it did not like it
Shelves: waste-of-time
This might have been a good story if there had been more to it. As it stands it is not much for me to judge by , there was a very small content to go by. A girl is kidnapped by someone, goes on a boat ride to with her captors to a castle , basically the whole story the end. The writing was good, but not much of a story.
Richard Goodrum
Sep 09, 2019 rated it it was ok
An evil empire. A sole captive. A soul ripped asunder. Well written but I have no interest in learning more.

Haunting. Scary. Tragic. Twisted. Unpredictable.
Jesse Deleon
Jul 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
More in the series, Please!

More in the series, Please! Aldrea Alien short story Willow has me wanting more. I need to know all! A fan.
Bruce
Feb 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Very short story. Basically one chapter.

I really want to know how they did that. She seems strong enough to resist them. Tomorrow is a new day they will regret.
Garth Mailman
Aug 24, 2018 rated it it was ok
A Nightmarish Fantasy Short which appears to be an attempt to sell books in the series. Not enough story here to make an impression and like too many self-published works needs more editing.
Susan
Dec 09, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: fiction, short-story
I just really could not get into this.
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Aldrea Alien is a multi-award-winning, USA Today Bestselling, bisexual and genderfluid author from New Zealand. She writes fantasy romance of varying heat levels and sexualities.

She grew up on a small farm out the back blocks of a place known as Wainuiomata alongside a menagerie of animals, who are all convinced they're just as human as the next person (espe
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