4.5 out of 5 stars; some bits of dialogue are melodramatic by today’s standards. But overall the plot is well-paced, the characters are great, the supernatural elements blend well with the western setting, Continue reading
If you have undead in your world, how do they work?
Don’t count undead out of an SF setting. Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about vampires. Both the fictional romanticized ones a la Dracula, and old folklore from Eastern Europe and Continue reading
Upir. Blut-sauger. Vrykolakas. I’m not even going to try spelling some of the Malay and Indonesian names.
We’re talking, of course, about vampires. Continue reading
…I wrote the below as a synopsis for Count Taka and The Vampire Brides. I’m just not sure where I’d put it in the book. Too long for a back cover, maybe as a frontispiece… anyone out there have any thoughts?
Welcome, traveler, to wild Tramontana!
Here you will find snowclad mountains, roaring rivers, vast caves perhaps never seen before by mortal man! Here the strong Horses of Night roam the mountainsides – perhaps you can tame one to ride with your charms. Continue reading