Posts by Jason McDonald

Meet the Villains: Bregu Kraagor

Bregu Kraagor and his tribe of orcs control the ruins of Chernigov and the bridge over the White River that connects Trakya to Rhodina. He’s a crafty orc chieftain who, when they had taken the city, gathered all the heads of the local tribes, or tohans, and established them as his private council.  He gave…

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City of Cayn Update

The date for City of Cayn has been Set!!  Book 2 of the Cayn Trilogy will be released November 23rd. Check out https://chriskennedypublishing.com/ for more information on how you can be an advanced reader.  

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Orc War Chants

þú swíþmihtig Bregu!                                                              Thou great and mighty chief! þú eormenþéod!                                                                        Thou hast a great army! Sé Kral forþsendon here                                                          The Kral sent forth his army…

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City of Cayn Teaser

Working on the edits for our next book, City of Cayn.  This one picks up right where Son of Cayn ends.  Let me know what you think of our teaser. *** Crimson ‘X’s mark the doors along the streets of Upper Pazard’zhik.  Merchants and nobles alike have fallen victim to a deadly disease.  Has the…

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The Secret to the Blood of Cayn – Revealed

After supper, we sat around the carport  shooting the breeze.  It was one of those times when you spent more time talking than eating.  We had a good crowd with brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, and lets not forget the cousins.  The subject of our book came up and one them asked if this was the…

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Human-Wolves among the Navaho

(adaptation from the book by William Morgan, published by Section of anthropology, Department of the social sciences, Yale university, 1936) To store their food for the winter, the Navajo dry corn and bury it in a hole dug beside their hogan, a domed shelter made from dried mud.  They cover the hole with a stone…

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Treatise on Magic

INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this document is to explain the origins of magic and mysticism as recorded by Gaius Horace Victorinus of Val Magus. His original writings were lost several centuries ago.  However, an illuminated manuscript of Victorinus’ works recently was discovered in the Library of the White Circle among dusty tomes of forgotten lore.…

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The Secret to the Blood of Cayn

The following excerpt comes from an ancient document written over a 1000 years ago. Swá ðá drihtguman dréamum lifdon éadiglice oð ðæt án ongan fyrene fremman féond on helle· wæs se grimma gaést Grendel háten maére mearcstapa sé þe móras héold fen ond fæsten· fífelcynnes eard wonsaélí wer weardode hwíle siþðan him scyppend forscrifen hæfde…

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