My Patrons – lucky guys! – have just received their copy of Shadow of the Ephemeral, a short story in the ongoing Tales from the Frontier, my somewhat Talbot Mundi-esque loose series of short tales set on the border between not-exactly-India and China-but-yet-again-not.
In the story, we meet the exalted Rakhshan Hortonho Bakkar, warrior-poet of Mangtani, Lord of the Spice Islands, Most Favored by the Heavens, as he leaves the Court of the Rani behind and travels to the mountain to pursue the Ephemeral that is the true meaning of life.
You can imagine the rest.
Or maybe not.
The story is available to all my supporters in the Five Bucks Brigade (or above), because you know what they say, it is good to be my Patrons.
14 August 2019 at 00:04
Glad to see you haven’t forgotten about ‘the Frontier’. Another admirable addition to what I hope someday you’ll be able to turn into a book length collection, complete with illustrations (and a map of course). 🙂
14 August 2019 at 09:39
I am trying to work out something in that direction.
I hope to write more stories, but really I found out I need to be on vacation to write them 🙂