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“Fire Fighting with Lord Mog” Announcement

So, over the past week I found myself obsessing over the Fire Emblem franchise. As a player who had not known much about the series outside of what I knew from Super Smash Bros., I was immediately hooked. The most … Continued

Character Profile: Emma Sarina, High Priestess of Remena Citadel

Emma Sarina, Protector & High Priestess of Remena Citadel Emma Sarina is introduced as a protector of Light and the High Priestess of Remena in the third act of Dutybound. One of three in the last line of Terestria’s legendary … Continued

SPOILER WARNING: AUTHORS Notes – Dutybound Reflections

Here we are a month post-launch and I’m still in this haze, riding this shroud of obscurity as I attempt to come to terms with my newfound identity as a published author. My debut was nothing short of extraordinary. I … Continued

Texas author & entrepreneur, Mark A. Alvarez II, to launch his debut novel “Dutybound” as a summer release

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“Dutybound” is a coming-of-age, dark fantasy novel providing a social commentary on the absence of empathy and altruism and rediscovering faith that’s long been lost. As long as there is light, there is hope. This sentiment and more abound in … Continued

Driving Fantasy with a Message with Mark Alvarez on the Books and Authors Podcas‪t‬

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A couple months ago, I appeared on a the ‘Authors In Focus’ podcast with author James Reid. It was my first live interview so needless to say, I was nervous. Oh so, so nervous. Especially when it came to speaking … Continued

Duty’s Bane: an excerpt from Dutybound

The gates of the manor were flooded with lights as multitudes of people traveled the roads. It took about a sixteenth of the Mozian military to securely lay passage for the relatively minuscule number of nobles invited to the party, … Continued