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Nightmare

Time was frozen, my body still and my mind wandering. I was lost amongst my thoughts, drifting as my line of sight locked onto it as it hovered over me. Its eyes opaque and shrouded in shadow, growling as 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

Character Profile: Leocadio Feral, Sir of Pinea

Cool and collective, Leocadio “Leo” Feral, is the noble sir of Pinea, Moz’s former rival and neighbor to the north. Turmoil has existed between the Sanoon and Feral dynasties for generations. At one point there was to be a union … 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

A Loss of Self

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I lost a piece of myself,Searching for something nearby.I lost a part of who I was,Looking for something by my side. I wallowed in the Darkness,Along an obscured path.Malign from the blindside,I denied the comfort of the Light. I let … Continued