Short Story: Oriana and the Magic Lines (Plus pdf Version)

Picking Up the Pen

I know that I am walking to my death. I know that the magic will become too much for me. I have been receiving visions of it since my son was born. 

So I’ve had this short story siting on my computer for a while, and I have a rather soft spot for it. It’s a fantasy tale featuring a tough heroine, and magic battles, which is something I like to read about as well as write about. Unfortunately, an earlier version was posted in a livejournal community long ago, and a lot of markets won’t published something if it’s been posted online already. So I decided instead of waiting for a market that might be okay with it, which may result in the story never properly seeing the light of day, why not post it here on the blog? Maybe someone will like it. And because I know a…

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