“Here we are,” the Warder said. “The center post of the thirty-seventh district. Pretty shabby, isn’t it?”[Read more…] about The Center Post
Glossary With Dialogue
Below is a glossary of terms and locations referenced in the Geren novels and the stories on this website. When applicable, pronunciations follow a glossary term using Merriam-Webster and IPA phonetic notation. For those interested in hearing a pronunciation, copy the IPA notation into this IPA Reader and select one of the American voices, such as Joanna or Joey. My grateful thanks to the maker of that resource!
All definitions are influenced by the cultural perspective and point in time of their composition. Below the formal glossary those interested can read a dialogue between Warder Hu-Hov and Fourth Judge Hadarek regarding the terms, also including numerous extra tidbits.[Read more…] about Glossary With Dialogue
A new year brings a new illustration! This is a depiction from my fourth novella, The Furthest Leap. Jonill, assistant teacher at the Council’s mage school in 73 AK, finds her life upended after being included in the first group of mages taught by the Defender to leap with power (later called Traveling).[Read more…] about Illustration: Unaccompanied
Illustration: An Open Door
Another year winding down, and another autumn illustration finally complete. It’s past time Hu-Hov made an appearance in the gallery![Read more…] about Illustration: An Open Door
My spring illustration project is complete! The story “Heritage” describes the tenth birthday celebration for orphaned Hileko Heruvael-son from the perspective of a younger Historian Hened, who is not yet Master Historian. (This story takes place in 392 AK, five years after the events of “Hened Ascendant.”)[Read more…] about Illustration: Disconsolate
Essay Excerpt: Punnett Squares
Below is an excerpt from the first chapter of “On the Training and Use of Power Among the Races.” The section on inheritance definitely contains the most science jargon and the largest number of diagrams.
Illustration: A Wild Hope
I like keeping my illustration projects in sync with the seasons, though I’m so slow I often finish them near the end.[Read more…] about Illustration: A Wild Hope
Illustration: Desperate Errand
Finally, a new illustration! This is for the story that falls the earliest on the timeline (so far) at 876 DH: “Embers Fade to Ash.”[Read more…] about Illustration: Desperate Errand