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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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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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Xandor’s Sketch of the Monastery

Shouting caught Xandor’s attention, and he quickly brought the spyglass back up.  A quarter of a mile south of the city stood the ruined walls of a small estate, surrounded by several dozen orc warriors.  It was the only building still standing outside the city gates. Small knots of humanoids worked their way around the…

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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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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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