Daily Archives: March 25, 2017

Realms of Light — A fanfic


Cereal Authors

Hello, before I return to Jorthus or undernoticed artists, or even rambling creative thoughts, I thought I would present a portion of a fan-fiction story I began many years ago. I had read some Fanfic, but had never tried it. I heard that it is a good writing exercise and a way to get the creative juices flowing when stuck on one’s own work. I gave it a try.

Now, I must say upfront that THE RACES, NAMES, OR PLACES MENTIONED ARE NOT MY OWN. (I elaborated on some concepts presented in two of my favorite bodies of work, THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy and DRAGONLANCE CHRONICLES.) That said, there may be some spoilers to those who may have never read the books or watched the movies/cartoons. But, mainly, this was just for fun.

Again, a disclaimer:  I do not own, nor did I create, these characters. I wrote…

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Music Behind the Story from Feels Like Rain


Love Under the Sun


When I started Feels Like Rain, it had a different title – Stormy Weather. However, as the story progressed and I discovered it was set in New Orleans, Feels Like Rain by John Hiatt, became a far more appropriate title. It gives the same sort of overcast mood to the beginning of the story, but in many ways it’s more appropriate for the story.

Grant Thibodaux is a police detective with the NOPD, he’s also engaged to the daughter of the city’s richest man. The wedding is days away when he gets a heart chilling call, Elise Baptiste, his finance, has been kidnapped. He and his partner, and close friend, John Turkle, are tasked with getting the ransom together and making the drop. That’s when things start to go horribly wrong. The perfect life Grant had imagined fell apart in a heartbeat when realizes he’s been hoaxed. Things…

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