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Cities Of Life And Death

The following article was originally published back in 2013, in issue two, volume one of the excellent Conjure Codex series from Hadean Press. While my writing had previously appeared on a number of smaller websites, it was the first work of mine to be printed in an actual physical anthology. 2,131 more words



Please excuse me while I gush about one of my favorite books ever.


The world you get in Sabriel is amazing and beautiful and dark and you get EVEN MORE of it in Lirael. 384 more words

Book Review


The first scene of this book always gets me. It starts out so mundane. And then, all of a sudden, it absolutely isn’t. But in a sweet, introductory way that welcomes you into this amazing world with one of the most brilliant magic systems I’ve encountered. 702 more words

Book Review

Love said, "no."

The silence is thick
Like the stale air of the embalming room,
The mutual fate of both you and I
When the Universe grows bored of us… 589 more words

The Blood is Life, the Life is in the Blood (Part 2)

“Most people forget that the oldest stories of the beginning are sooner or later about ‘blood’.”

Moving away from the fertile crescent, skipping forward hundreds of years and throughout the known world we’ve had the growth of Christianity and Islam, the struggles between the two, technological progress of firstly the renaissance and then the industrial age to the modern age, power struggles and world wars have shaped the landscape and now society is very, very different. 1,007 more words


Harut and Marut

This is a story in which different scholars of Islam have different interpretations. All of these explanations point to one conclusion, that necromancy is ‘ 1,017 more words

Stories From Qur'an

The Blood is Life, the Life is in the Blood. (Part 1)

“The voice of your brother’s blood is crying to me from the ground!”

Whilst at uni I took as a project a study of King Saul and the Witch of Endor. 694 more words