Shine Cycle Précis: From Carthage to the West

From Carthage to the West is the tentative title of the twelfth planned novel, and the last in my notes so far, in the “Alternate Universes” sub-series of the Shine Cycle, and is set in a world where the Muslim conquest of Spain never happened. Today’s post is a brief introduction to this planned work. Continue reading



In the Shine Cycle, Greyhawk is a space station above a rich but airless world orbiting a warm star some distance above the Shine and Wild Empire. And while it was founded to gain easy access to the rich mineral wealth of its system, its true prosperity came from trade. Continue reading