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Phantoms in the Luminiferous Ether (Part 2)

Where the Spirits Live Science teaches that the heat and light from the sun pass through ninety-two millions of miles of space in which there is nothing that our senses could recognize as matter. Light and heat are transmitted by means of short electric waves in the universal medium known as luminiferous ether. This ether…

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Phantoms in the Luminiferous Ether

Stormy and I are cleaning up our new book, Phantoms of Ruthaer. Set in the same world as the Cayn Trilogy, it’s a different series with a different cast of characters. While the Cayn Trilogy was inspired by Beowulf and the story of Cain and Abel (check out our blog), this one was inspired by…

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The Tree of the Dead

“The Bloody Truth” on WGNO ABC website The actual story BY CHARLES GAYARRE From History of Louisiana (1866) In a lot situated at the corner of Orleans and Dauphine Streets, in the city of New Orleans, there is a tree which nobody looks at without curiosity and without wondering how it came there.  For a…

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City of Cayn – Cut Scene

An icy breeze rippled past the or and azure cloth bearing the Sabe family crest.  The smoke cleared a little, and Vityaz Dobrynya Sabe, dressed in steel plate armor covered by an azure surcoat, surveyed the horde outside the walls as he propped his large, kite-shaped shield, emblazoned with a seven-pointed star, against the parapet.…

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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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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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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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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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