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THE DAEMON’S JOURNEY: Into the Desert

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Chapter 35: Checkmate

Last Chapter in the City of Gargoyles. Book 2 of the Light-Father Trilogy The battle of Uppermost has been won but the battle of Muspelheim begins and their survival depends on the the bravery of one small child hiding in a barricade...  Checkmate        Ten Bells came and went punctuated ...
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Chapter 34: Endgames

The penultimate chapter of City of Gargoyles. Book 2 of the Light-Father trilogy A microcosm of the battles raging across all Creation, bloodshed comes to Milverburg as the Light-Father and his allies begin to fight for their lives against Schimrian and his Order on both physical and metaphysical battle-fields as ...
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Chapter 33: Gambits

Chapter 33 of the City of Gargoyles. Book 2 in the Light-Father Trilogy. A new day dawns over Milverburg but the Order attacks earlier than expected. The merchant docks are blockaded and as Harold rallies everyone to defend Niflheim, the lowest level of the city, the Order Angels attack Uppermost ...
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Chapter 32: Such Calm Before

Chapter 32 of  City of Gargoyles: Second Book of the Light-Father Trilogy As night falls across Milverburg, lights blaze from tower windows for the first time in six years as the defenders drift through an evening of fear and uncertainty. At the Great Abbey, a new horror unfolds... Such Calm ...
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Chapter 31: Nick of Time

Chapter 31 of City of Gargoyles: Book 2 of the Light-Father Trilogy The Five Angels race to Fitzgeran Island on the River Elver to rescue Ondine and her Sisters but the Erdethric Hybrids and their wolves may well beat them to it.... Nick of Time       Thanewell had never seen ...
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SYRAC GROANED

Though maybe not the beginning this is the tale that begat the others in this cycle ...
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The Daemon’s Journey: He is Instructed

This is a small part of a larger group of writings.  Just rewritten and sent in a somewhat different direction than the original writing ...
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Chapter 30: Revelations

Chapter 30 of the City of Gargoyles: Second Book in the Light-Father Trilogy At the Great Abbey, Schimrian sits shrouded by the disembodied Will of Azrael as he berates Pious and his Inquisitors whilst in Uppermost, Fern and Harold battle desperately to save the life of Shield after her first ...
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Chapter 29: Flight of the Sisters

Azrael increases his grip upon the Great Abbey placing Ondine and her Sisters in mortal danger as Camus frees Ignatius only to find a spear tip at his shoulder. Meanwhile, Father Aten secures Bede and flies his first sortie to Milverburg....  Flight of the Sisters     Ondine looked at ...
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Chapter 28: Azrael Strikes

Chapter 28 of the City of Gargoyles: Book 2 in the Light-Father Trilogy The Bede Angels go to Brigstowe for munitions as Ursaf, Harold and Fern realise they are part of an endless war spanning all the planes of Creation; a part they must win - then Harold himself becomes ...
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Gigolo

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Chapter 27: The Worms Turn

Chapter 27 of the City of Gargoyles: Book 2 of the Light-Father Trilogy.  Abbess Ondine learns that her precious Sisters are now being violated and turns to Camus who finally finds the courage to save Ignatius if he can and both of them learn what it is that billions of ...
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Chapter 26: Defend Ten Towns

Chapter 26 of the City of Gargoyles: Second book in the Light-Father trilogy Harold maps out a strategy to defend a city with so few people in his 'army' but the resources of Milverburg and several rotorcraft are at their disposal. How he will exorcise Azrael is another matter but ...
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No One’s Prize

Children want and need love from their parents. When those parents fall out of love, the effect on their offspring can be devastating ...
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Chapter 25: Council of War

Chapter 25 of the City of Gargoyles: Book 2 of the Light-Father Trilogy In Schimrian's Chambers at the Great Manse, Abbots, Fathers and Brothers gather to debate the assault upon Milverburg and Abbess Ondine receives a cruel command... Council of War   “Fall now, sweet irony; like rain upon a ...
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Wong’s Water Pot (Part 2 of 2)

My only fictional story in the first person. Other fiction has always been in third person. Any critique or comment more than welcome. I’m particularly keen to learn if any of the paragraphs should be shorter. (Including in Part 1 previously submitted) Thanks. This is the second and final part ...
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Chapter 24: Tower of the Sun

Chapter 24 of the City of Gargoyles: Book 2 of the Light-Father Trilogy  Snatched from the jaws of death, Surl is reunited with Ken Glascae whom she'd freed from the Redemptions Cells at the Great Abbey. Uneasy alliances are forged....     Tower of the Sun        Harold despaired as four ...
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Wong’s Water Pot (Part 1 of 2)

My only fictional story in the first person. Other fiction has always been in third person. Any critique or comment more than welcome. I'm particularly keen to learn if any of the paragraphs should be shorter. (Including in Part 2 to follow) Thanks. This is the first part of a ...
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The Smile of a Logician

For the time being the time being is preoccupied. PM if you wish but please respect the current notice. - Yours sincerely “So you’re making fun out of Pascal are you? He’s a friend of mine.” “Well, I think he’s somewhat too old.” “The fort just ran” “Who told you ...
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