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20 August 2006 @ 07:51 pm
My Stories on LiveJournal  
This entry serves as a 'portal' to the assorted short stories, snippets, and novellas of my writing posted on LiveJournal itself. Stories are grouped by accessibility. Pieces further down are related to Hope's Passage, my Geren books, or The Chronicles of Delarun.

For those who want to read short blurbs on what the stories are about, I've assembled a description page, which also includes the stories not currently online.

Curious when things occur in relation to each other? Check out the Stories Timeline!

NOTE: Most stories are filter-locked, accessible to LJ-friends who have commented on recent stories. If you want to read a story and can't view it, please ask.

LATEST ADDITION, FEB 2017
-The Furthest Leap (novella)
Sept 2015 Addition
-'The Reformation of Tarreg'

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General audience stories

The Tale of the Apple-Grower

Length: 2,100 words
Dedication: none (addendum to book 1)
When written: July 18-20, 1998
Story year: 60 AK
POV: Storyteller's omniscient
Audience: Anyone
Reader Notes: Geren's favorite story and an important thread in my five Geren books.

locusts

Reunion

Length: 11,650 words
Dedication: none
When written: March 10 - December 14, 1997, revised August 15 - September 21, 2002
Story year: 400 AK
POV: Hileko Heruvael-son
Audience: Anyone
Reader Notes: A fairly good introduction to hyarmi and the Council.

South to Riverford


Hu-Hov's Debut

Length: 10,060 words
Dedication: none
When written: July 5-26, 1999
Story year: 402 AK
POV: Hu-Hov
Audience: Anyone
Reader Notes: A fairly good introduction to hyarmi and the Council. Does not have to be read after 'Reunion.'

Hu-Hov meets Hened


The Final Circuit

Length: 11,340 words
Dedication: none
When written: April 30 - June 9, 2000, revised March 7-12, 2004
Story year: 403 AK
POV: Hu-Hov and others
Audience: Anyone
Reader Notes: Best if read after 'Reunion' and 'Hu-Hov's Debut.'

Hileko begins the Circuit


The Folly of Horanu

Length: 1,250 words
Dedication: Jenna
When written: July 14, 2005
Story year: 197 AK
POV: Hyarmi historical omniscient
Audience: Anyone
Reader Notes: Contains a small spoiler for 'Hu-Hov's Debut.'

Horanu


Allegiance

Length: 1,970 words
Dedication: Jack London, Jim Kjelgaard, and J W Lippincott
When written: December 2, 2007 - March 22, 2008
Story year: 39 AK
POV: Omniscient
Audience: Anyone who wants more of the Wolf-Lord.
Reader Notes: No dialogue.

Ebonfel and t'DoL


Wildfire

Length: 8,300 words
Dedication: Christina
When written: December 4 - 10, 2006
Story year: 296 AK
POV: Hu-Hure/Hovenn
Audience: Anyone
Reader Notes: Small link with 'Hu-Hov's Debut,' as Hovenn is Hu-Hov's great-grandfather

Hovenn


Sheltering Wings

Length: 7,500 words
Dedication: none
When written: November 24-28, 2007
Story year: 373-4 AK
POV: Saenna
Audience: Anyone who knows what the Council of the Races is.
Reader Notes: Small connection with my Geren books, no real spoilers.

Saenna and the door


The Reformation of Tarreg

Length: 8,560 words
Dedication: none
When written: July 12 - August 21, 2015
Story year: 405 AK, but describing prior years
POV: Tarreg
Audience: Readers of my Geren books and/or 'Sheltering Wings.'
Reader Notes: Major spoilers for 'Sheltering Wings' and minor ones for The Fourth Emissary.

A repeat visit


Beside the Bookcase

Length: 2,550 words
Dedication: Shanra
When written: September 8-9, 2008
Story year: 381 AK
POV: Hened
Audience: Readers of my books or hyarmi stories.
Reader Notes: Aimed at fans of Hened or Heruvael.

Student Hened and Heruvael


Heritage

Length: 3,880 words
Dedication: none (it's too unhappy)
When written: September 16-20, 2009
Story year: 392 AK
POV: Historian Hened
Audience: Readers of my books or hyarmi stories.
Reader Notes: Aimed at readers of 'Beside the Bookcase,' contains spoilers for that story.

Hened andHileko


Bedtime

Length: 1,360 words
Dedication: Leigh
When written: April 3, 2004
Story year: 388 AK
POV: Omniscient
Audience: Readers of my books or hyarmi stories.
Reader Notes: Dialogue-only story.

Hileko-cub

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Stories related to Hope's Passage


Of the Coming of Heruvael to Hu-Harek

Length: 2,500 words
Dedication: Shanra (unBirthday gift)
When written: September 2-26, 2006
Story year: 959 DH
POV: Heruvael/Hu-Harek
Audience: Readers of Hope's Passage and 'One Shining Day.'
Reader Notes: My only story (to date) set before t'DoL's birth.

Henu and Heruvael


One Shining Day

Length: 11,330 words
Dedication: My mother
When written: September 18-28, 2005
Story year: 1045 DH
POV: Twilight-Hope
Audience: Readers of my books or Hope's Passage.
Reader Notes: My sole avarii-centric story to date.

Twilight-Hope and Night-Yearning


Encounters

Length: 6,000 words
Dedication: none
When written: December 26, 2011 - January 8, 2012
Story year: 1041 DH
POV: Winter-Mist
Audience: Readers of my books.
Reader Notes: Spoilers for my fourth Geren book.
Best read after 'One Shining Day' despite taking place before it.

Fiery-Sunset pays a visit


The Stalking

Length: 5,400 words
Dedication: Jennifer
When written: May 1-15, 2004
Story year: 1050 DH
POV: Trapper Arun
Audience: Readers of Hope's Passage.
Reader Notes: Contains spoilers for Hope's Passage.

Trapper Arun and his fledgling


A Song in the Twilight

Length: 7,760 words
Dedication: Christi
When written: September 11 - October 9, 2004
Story year: 1054 DH
POV: Hu-Halle
Audience: Readers of my books.
Reader Notes: Contains HUGE spoilers for Geren book 3
and small ones for
Hope's Passage.
Please ask if interested in reading.

Vrnyden singing


A Gift for Parting

Length: 3,250 words
Dedication: none
When written: November 18-21, 2007
Story year: 1065 DH
POV: Omniscient
Audience: Readers of Hope's Passage and Geren book 3. (Must have read 'A Song in the Twilight.')
Reader Notes: Contains spoilers for my Geren book 3
and small ones for Hope's Passage.

Please ask if interested in reading.

The light-wheel


Nothing Gold can Stay

Length: 31,810 words
Dedication: Pantha
When written: December 23, 2007 - February 20, 2008
Story year: 1066 DH/0 AK
POV: Omniscient
Audience: Readers of 'A Gift for Parting' and Geren book 3.
Reader Notes: Contains huge spoilers Geren book 3 and small ones for Hope's Passage.
Please ask if interested in reading.

Heruvael and Vrnyden scrub the floor


You Find What You Look For

Length: 2,470 words
Dedication: none
When written: April 20 - May 3, 2014
Story year: 1055 and 1066 DH
POV: Omniscient
Audience: Readers of Hope's Passage and Nothing Gold Can Stay.
Reader Notes: Contains small spoilers for Hope's Passage.

Arun


Defender

Length: 11,410 words
Dedication: Christina
When written: March 3 - April 6, 2009
Story year: 20 AK
POV: Tamil & Acolyte Hileko
Audience: Readers of Nothing Gold Can Stay.
Reader Notes: Contains small spoilers for my third Geren book
and
Nothing Gold Can Stay, please ask if interested in reading.

Rescuing the Stag


The Furthest Leap

Length: 31,870 words
Dedication: My mother
When written: September 19, 2016 - January 30, 2017
Story year: 73-74 AK
POV: Jonill
Audience: Readers of Nothing Gold Can Stay.
Reader Notes: No major spoilers

Shopping in Sebevord

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Stories related to the Geren books


Master-Stone's Warder

Length: 11,470 words
Dedication: none
When written: November 19, 2000 - February 15, 2001
Story year: 410 AK
POV: Hileko Heruvael-son
Audience: Readers of 'Reunion,' 'Hu-Hov's Debut,' and 'The Final Circuit.'
Reader Notes: Best read after the first Geren book, Hu-Hua's Cry.

Hu-Hov becomes Warder


Pranks

Length: 2,680 words
Dedication: Written for Herscher Project #6
When written: April 4-10, 2004
Story year: 413 AK
POV: Hu-Hov
Audience: Readers of my books or hyarmi stories.
Reader Notes: Best read after the first Geren book, Hu-Hua's Cry.

Hu-Hov angry with the Stone


The Swap

Length: 3,600 words
Dedication: none (Book 4 therapy-piece)
When written: August 26 - September 19, 2006
Story year: 299 AK
POV: Sorenn
Audience: Readers of my books.
Reader Notes: Best read after the first Geren book, Hu-Hua's Cry.

That defective hunk of crystal


Saltwater

Length: 4,290 words
Dedication: Alyssa and Becca
When written: February 4-6, 2006
Story year: 439/434 AK
POV: Copper
Audience: Copper-fans.
Reader Notes: Best read after the first Geren book, Hu-Hua's Cry.

Copper


Hened Ascendant

Length: 6,890 words
Dedication: none
When written: November 4-10, 2007
Story year: 387 AK
POV: Historian Hened
Audience: Readers of my Geren books or hyarmi stories or Hope's Passage.
Reader Notes: Best read after The Abdication of Harai.

Hened makes a discovery


Of Insults and Arguments

Length: 4,860 words
Dedication: Damien
When written: March 17-22, 2004
Story year: 437 AK
POV: Master-historian Hened
Audience: Readers of my second book.
Reader Notes: Best read after starting The Shado of Sorrow.

Hened and the Black Prince


Wrane: I remember

Length: 5,940 words
Dedication: Becca
When written: October 13 - November 7, 2004
Story year: 437 AK
POV: Wrane
Audience: Readers of my books.
Reader Notes: Best read after The Shado of Sorrow.

Wrane


Vigil

Length: 17,200 words
Dedication: none (it's too unhappy)
When written: May 11 - June 1, 2008
Story year: 315 AK
POV: Heruvael
Audience: Readers of my books.
Reader Notes: Best read after The Shado of Sorrow.

Heruvael keeps vigil over Vrnyden


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'Alternate'

Length: 3,500 words
Dedication: none (Book 3 therapy-piece)
When written: November 15-16, 2003
Story year: 437 AK
POV: Hileko Heruvael-son
Audience: Readers of my third/fourth books.
Reader Notes: Best read after The Shado of Sorrow.
Please ask if interested in reading.

Hileko spills the beans


On the Twilit Wind

Length: 3,210 words
Dedication: none
When written: July 5-23, 2008
Story year: 418 AK
POV: Tamaresh
Audience: Readers of my books.
Reader Notes: Best read after the third Geren book, The Shado of Sorrow.

First meeting


The Black Prince Apologia

Length: 6,240 words
Dedication: none
When written: October 28 - November 5, 2012
Story year: 438 AK
POV: The Black Prince
Audience: Readers of my fourth book.
Reader Notes: Best read after the prologue of The Subverted War.

Hiarmintar-ik makes his defence


Tongue-tied

Length: 2,500 words
Dedication: The ARG!
When written: December 13-14, 2007
Story year: 438 AK
POV: Master-historian Hened
Audience: Members of the wonderful ARG!
Reader Notes: Best read after chapter four of The Subverted War.

Hened stifles laughter


Dispossession

Length: 2,140 words
Dedication: Anne
When written: March 6-10, 2006
Story year: 439 AK
POV: The Black Prince
Audience: Readers of my fourth book.
Reader Notes: Best read after chapter six of The Subverted War.
Please ask if interested in reading.

The Black Prince


In The Pit

Length: 3,370 words
Dedication: none
When written: September 5-6, 2010
Story year: 439 AK
POV: Master-historian Hened
Audience: Readers of my fourth book.
Reader Notes: Best read after chapter fourteen of The Subverted War.
Please ask if interested in reading.

Hened brings light


The Secrets of Fynydov

Length: 6,000 words
Dedication: The ARG!
When written: September 11-17, 2008
Story year: 126 AK
POV: 'Eavesdropper'
Audience: Members of the wonderful ARG!
Reader Notes: Dialogue. Best read after chapter twenty-one of The Subverted War.
Please ask if interested in reading.

The Defender finds a mystery


Shadowe

Length: 3,810 words
Dedication: The ARG!
When written: May 5-6, 2008
Story year: 403 AK
POV: Hileko Heruvael-son
Audience: Members of the wonderful ARG!
Reader Notes: Best read after chapter twenty-one of The Subverted War.
Please ask if interested in reading.

lazy afternoon


Alliance

Length: 7,160 words
Dedication: The ARG!
When written: August 31 - September 14, 2014
Story year: 411 AK
POV: Harai
Audience: Readers of my Geren books
Reader Notes: Best read after chapter one of the fifth Geren book, Emissary's Sacrifice.

Harai and his shelter


The Trial of Tilnon

Length: 6,720 words
Dedication: none (too unsettling)
When written: January 8-18, 2011
Story year: 276 AK
POV: Tilnon
Audience: Readers of my Geren books or hyarmi stories.
Reader Notes: Minor link to the fifth Geren book, Emissary's Sacrifice, no significant spoilers.

Justice comes for Tilnon


The Great Wave

Length: 29,330 words
Dedication: my mother
When written: March 17 - May 8, 2009
Story year: 350 AK
POV: Hyarmi historical omniscient
Audience: Readers of Nothing Gold Can Stay.
Reader Notes: As of April 2011, Geren book 5 spoiler-scene has been inserted.
Also contains small spoilers for 'Delarun'.

The Defender and the Burnet Rose


The Last Tutelage

Length: 22,900 words
Dedication: Copper-fans
When written: February 26 - October 29, 2011
Story year: 439-440 AK
POV: Copper
Audience: Readers of my five Geren books.
Reader Notes: Best read after chapter eight of Emissary's Sacrifice.

Copper in hyarmi-form


Beside The Embers

Length: 1,640 words
Dedication: Me! (for surviving the Major Depression year)
When written: November 13-14, 2007
Story year: 440 AK
POV: Geren
Audience: Readers of my five Geren books.
Reader Notes: Dialogue set shortly after the end of Emissary's Sacrifice.
HUGE spoilers for the end of my fifth Geren book.

Geren awaits a visit


The Restoration of Tarek

Length: 6,880 words
Dedication: Readers of my Geren books
When written: May 29 - June 5, 2011
Story year: 440 AK
POV: Geren
Audience: Readers of my five Geren books.
Reader Notes: Wrap-up story set shortly after the end of Emissary's Sacrifice.
HUGE spoilers for the end of my fifth Geren book.

Tarek gets a visit

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The Chronicles of Delarun and related stories


Read everything above and STILL want more? Let me know if you're interested in reading The Chronicles of Delarun.

As of November 2012, the entire novel is available on pdf.

To Serve Unseen

Length: 5,160 words
Dedication: Readers of 'Delarun'
When written: March 29 - April 12, 2014
Story year: 321 AK
POV: Kirih
Audience: Readers of The Chronicles of Delarun.
Reader Notes: Contains spoilers for 'Delarun.'

The three-chambered bowl


The Courage of Tarlah

Length: 7,010 words
Dedication: Readers of 'Delarun'
When written: January 23 - February 5, 2011
Story year: 401 AK
POV: Tarlah
Audience: Readers of The Chronicles of Delarun.
Reader Notes: Contains spoilers for 'Delarun.' WARNING: non-explicit adult content.

Tarlah longs for freedom


Happy Birthday, Defender!

Length: 7,790 words
Dedication: t'DoL, of course!
When written: September 28 - October 21, 2014
Story year: 289, 402, and 409 AK
POV: Hu-Hov, Tarlah, and Giria
Audience: Readers of my five Geren books and The Chronicles of Delarun.
Reader Notes: Contains spoilers for 'Delarun.'

At The Defender's Wall


Resurrection

Length: 9,320 words
Dedication: none (2010 resolution story)
When written: July 4-19, 2010
Story year: 426 AK
POV: Septurn
Audience: Readers of The Chronicles of Delarun and/or fifth Geren book.
Reader Notes: Spoilers for 'Delarun,' and minor ones for book 5.

Septurn sees light


The Last Orphan

Length: 19,560 words
Dedication: none
When written: January 29 - April 10, 2012
Story year: 439-440 AK
POV: Tarlah
Audience: Readers of my five Geren books and The Chronicles of Delarun.
Reader Notes: HUGE spoilers for Geren books 4-5, and also spoilers for 'Delarun.'
Assumes the reader has read 'Delarun' section 5 and 'The Courage of Tarlah.'

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The Fourth Emissary and related stories



Read everything above and STILL want more? Let me know if you're interested in reading The Fourth Emissary.

(Can be read before/independently of 'Delarun').

t'ACm 405

Length: 3,940 words
Dedication: none
When written: February 16 - March 2, 2014
Story year: 405 AK
POV: Hu-Hov
Audience: Readers of The Fourth Emissary.
Reader Notes: Contains spoilers for my Geren books and The Fourth Emissary.

Majestic Arrival


On The Water

Length: 860 words
Dedication: Becca Lusher
When written: February 11, 2007
Story year: 429 AK
POV: Omniscient
Audience: Anyone who wants more of the Shado.
Reader Notes: Best read after the third Geren book, The Shado of Sorrow.

Shado


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