Shine Cycle Précis: Calming the Dragon

Calming the Dragon is the seventh planned novel in the “Alternate Universes” sub-series of the Shine Cycle, and the first to venture into “alternate history,” being set in a world where Alexander the Great lived longer and his empire didn’t split after his death. Today’s post is a brief introduction to this planned work. Continue reading

Shine Cycle Précis: Lighting Camelot

Lighting Camelot is the tentative title of the sixth planned novel in the “Alternate Universes” sub-series of the Shine Cycle, set in and around King Arthur’s legendary court of Camelot. Today’s post is a brief introduction to this planned work. Continue reading

Shine Cycle Précis: Pax Nova

Pax Nova is the fifth planned novel in the “Alternate Universes” sub-series of the Shine Cycle. It will take place in and around the New Roman Empire, early in the starfaring phase of its history. This post is a brief introduction to this planned work. Continue reading

Shine Cycle Précis: Building Elvida

Building Elvida is the tentative title of the fourth planned novel in the “Alternate Universes” sub-series of the Shine Cycle. It will be set on Elvida, which will become the chief world of the Elven Council, before that world’s political unification. This post is a brief introduction to this planned work. Continue reading

Shine Cycle Précis: The Snowmane Succession

The Snowmane Succession is the third planned novel in the “Alternate Universes” sub-series of the Shine Cycle, and the last of the three planned to be set in the same world as the main series. This post is a brief introduction to this planned work. Continue reading

Shine Cycle Précis: Sunshine By Twilight

Continuing my coverage of my planned “Alternate Universes” sub-series, which I began last month with the story set in the country I call Transylvania, Sunshine by Twilight is another set in the same world as the main series, this time in the Twilight Kingdom. This post is a brief introduction to this planned work. Continue reading

Shine Cycle Précis: Feuding’s End

Last month, I finished my extended introduction to the “World’s-End” sub-series I plan in the Shine Cycle, my fantasy/SF series-in-early-development, with a précis of what’s still tentatively titled Revelation. Now we turn to the one sub-series I haven’t covered in such detail, which I call the “Alternate Universes” sub-series. I wrote about that sub-series as a whole in 2011, and listed the basic ideas in 2010. Today’s post is a brief introduction to Feuding’s End, the first planned work in this sub-series. Continue reading