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Shifter Made

Niall knew without looking up from his anvil that the woman who addressed him was Fae--Sidhe, the villagers called them. He could smell her, a bright, sticky-sweet stench that humans found irresistibl...

Shatterglass

Tharios, capital of the city-state ofTharios On the Ithocot SeaThe short, plump redhead walked out of the house that belonged to her hostess and looked around, her air that of someone about to embark ...

Shaman's Crossing

I remember well the first time I saw the magic of the Plainspeople.I was eight and my father had taken me with him on a trip to the outpost on Franner’s Bend. We had arisen before the dawn for the lon...

Shadowspell

Going on a date with a bodyguard hanging over your shoulder sucks.Okay, technically, it wasn’t really a date. At least, that’s what I kept telling myself. Ethan was just a friend. A totally hot, sexy ...

The Way of Shadows

Azoth squatted in the alley, cold mud squishing through his bare toes. He stared at the narrow space beneath the wall, trying to get his nerve up. The sun wouldn’t come up for hours, and the tavern wa...

The Void of Mist and Thunder

It was all about the soulikens.Master George sat in his study, the lights dimmed, Muffintops purring in a corner, the first light of dawn’s birth still an hour off. He stared at the wall as if the mos...

Death Sworn

The first step should have been the hardest. The cave entrance angled so sharply that one step was all it took: plunging her from light to darkness, from the fresh scent of snow to the smell of musty ...

Enchanters' End Game

Being an account of beginnings-and endingsExcerpts from The Book of Torak~HEAR ME, YE Angaraks, for I am Torak, Lord of Lords and King of Kings. Bow before my Name and worship me with prayers and with...

Enchanted, Inc.

I'd always heard that New York City was weird, but I had no idea just how weird until I got here. Before I left Texas to move here, my family tried to talk me out of it, telling me all sorts of urban ...

Dragon Actually

He’d heard the sounds of battle for quite some time. But, as always, he ignored it. The wars of men meant nothing to him. Never had. But those same sounds right outside his den? Well, that did stir hi...

Don't Hex with Texas

I t had been months since I’d needed rescuing from anything—no dragons, hideous monsters from hell, evil wizards, not even a really bad blind date. That was one small benefit I’d gained in moving away...

Domes of Fire

– Excerpted from Chapter Two of The Cyrga Affair: An Examination of the Recent Crisis.Compiled by the Contemporary History Department of the University of Matherion.It was quite obvious to the Imperia...

What to Buy the Shadowhunter Who Has Everything

Magnus woke up with the slow golden light of midday filtering through his window, and his cat sleeping on his head.Chairman Meow sometimes expressed his affection in this unfortunate way. Magnus gentl...

Sabriel

It was little more than three miles from the Wall into the Old Kingdom, but that was enough. Noonday sunshine could be seen on the other side of the Wall in Ancelstierre, and not a cloud in sight. Her...

Royal Assassin

WHY IS IT forbidden to write down specific knowledge of the magics? Perhaps because we all fear that such knowledge would fall into the hands of one not worthy to use it. Certainly there has always be...