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Vrenna and the Red Stone

and Other Tales

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Author: Michael E. Shea
Published: 2005
Language: English
Wordcount: 84,931 / 233 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,717
Added to site: 2008.01.30 19900
License: by-nc-sa

The Executioner
Vrenna and the Red Stone
Mad Cow
Fall of the Knives
The Traffic Jam
The Book of Chaos
Citizen Fred's Book
The Sword of Light
Vrenna and Togaru Village
The Demon Knight
The King's Man
Vrenna and the Slave Pits
The Warlord's Legacy
Vrenna the Pit Fighter
The Weapon
Vrenna and the Bandit Lords
The Deep One
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all fat boy, Calvin Alaphan. The boy stared at Thorn with wide-eyed horror before burying his head into his mother's narrow chest. Thorn smiled behind the black steel helm.

Johnathan Tenevar's spray of lifebood blood across Thorn's face and the look he gave Tanya Alaphan's fat child changed Thorn's life forever.


The door of Thorn's cell slammed shut behind him. Sweat flowed down his bare chest in long rivers. His dark hair hung in wet strands in front of his eyes. He set his training club against the wall next to the door. Tufts of black hair and drying blood hung on its splintered head.

Two of the fourteen slave gladiators with which Thorn had sparred had died today. Two others were maimed; one with a broken leg stabbing out of his gushing calf and another with an arm that had been twisted nearly entirely around. They were Voth slaves as was Thorn, big and dark-skinned. Every day they got better with the swords and axes and spears with which they fought. One of them nearly opene

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 3.7 from 3 reviews: ****

Great stories, short, to short for my tasts but taken as a whole a good one evening read. These are very good for girls whih couragous heart and mind who generally lack a strong written role model, ie. Wonder Woman.

More f this needs to be written as half of our population lacks this type of writting.

Recomended for all.


Good series of short stories. Not all are original but they are all tightly written, quick read, interesting.





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