Tempest Bound: Chapter III

In addition to a PDF version of my Tempest Bound preview, I’ll be publishing the early chapters of my upcoming novel right here in plain text. You can start with the prologue here or the first chapter here.

 

C H A P T E R

I I I

It is with deep and profound sadness that I stand before you today. Tragedy has consumed us all.”

A tall, slender man in clean, black clothes stood atop a modest podium before three dozen men, women, and children who sat silently in neat rows on long, wooden benches. They all wore black.

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Tempest Bound: Chapter III

Tempest Bound: Chapter II

In addition to a PDF version of my Tempest Bound preview, I’ll be publishing the early chapters of my upcoming novel right here in plain text. You can start with the prologue here or the first chapter here.

 

C H A P T E R

I I

Frost bled from the shadows of the forest as if each tree were a dying warrior. A winter wind brushed past stiff, empty branches, nipping at the last few leaves too stubborn to fall. Snow was everywhere on the ground but nowhere in the sky. It had become much too cold for snowfall.

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Tempest Bound: Chapter II

Tempest Bound: Chapter I

In addition to a PDF version of my Tempest Bound preview, I’ll be publishing the early chapters of my upcoming novel right here in plain text. You can start with the prologue here.

 

C H A P T E R

I

Raising his right hand, he swung the sword down on the inside of his left elbow. It cut through his flesh but stopped at the bone. The blade was dull with rust. A clean swing had turned into a messy one. Blood began to pour from his arm. He lifted the sword. One half of the blade was red.

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Tempest Bound: Chapter I