Welcome to another Sunday with Weekend Writing Warriors. Meet writers in various genres and read 8-10 sentence snippets of their stories. Find a new author and sample their work. Enjoy!
This weekend, I’m continuing snippets from Cosmic Wars, Book 5 of the Grand Masters’ Galaxy. I’ll probably skip the next two weeks since I’ll be away in California.
Violet and Athanor Griffin reunite with their baby son after escaping from the world beyond the fiery Cosmic Rift, but they find no respite from troubles. The Council of Grand Masters has declared Athanor dead, and are fighting for the leadership position as Chair. Hordes of bloodsucking Ixioth slavers threaten galactic civilization, and a new enemy has emerged from the alternate universe, an enemy immune to psychic forces. The dynamic couple is soon swamped with pleas for help. Athanor’s vow to crush the insectoid Ixioths and expel the Nulls hits the major obstacle of locating the enemy. The teleportal web enables their allied enemies to make rapid strikes and escape to an unknown base, somewhere in the galaxy. Violet has a different perilous challenge. Her promise to rescue the children captured on Cinerea means she must brave the dreadful Rift and lose her psychic powers. Can the two Griffins reconcile their divergent promises, or must they separate for the tasks of rescuing the prisoners and defeating the slavers?
Join the psychic superstars on this epic adventure, meet aliens of all stripes, and of course, the fabulous dragons of Sythos.
Stimon, the Master Smith, runs a forge inside the crater of an active volcano. He makes various devices for the Grand Masters, and perhaps for others.
Continuing from last week, Violet and Athanor Griffin have commissioned new wedding rings from Stimon, the Master Smith.
You can read last week’s snippet here: https://auroraspringer.blogspot.com/2018/06/a-commission-for-master-smith-snippet.html
Please excuse irregular punctuation to fit.
“Show me the damaged ring,” Stimon held out his callused hand.
Violet eased the ring off her finger and indicated its cracked orb.
Pointing his forefinger at her ring, the Master Smith asked, “What caused that fracture?”
“The trolls, the same ones who trapped Athanor, have a sonic weapon. It broke the casing and the silver fluid dripped out, leaving me vulnerable to the anti-psi black stones.”
“I remember the repulsive stones,” He lowered his bushy eyebrows in a frown.
“Can you devise a better container?” Athanor asked.
The Master Smith stared down at the roiling lava, “Grand Master, I used the toughest material available. Only one substance is superior; the scales of a dragon might possibly be impervious to the trolls’ weapon.”
(Releases on July 17th)
Current Books in the Grand Masters’ Galaxy:
June 15-28: Europa
SciFi adventure & alien romance. Daredevil scientist and abused alien in perilous alliance.
June 16-July 24: Secret Supers Boxset of Books 1-3
Fantasy adventure & romance. Superheroes with quirky animal sidekicks tackle murderous villains in three thrilling adventures with a dash of romance.
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