Taming The Phoenix

Taming The Phoenix

eBook - 2011
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1. IntroductionIn this novella, you will find the battle of Sinth, the mage, with himself and the environment he has found himself in. If you would like to read more about Sinth, I recommend 'The Mage Collection', which can be found on Amazon. com by searching, "Kenneth Guthrie Mage Fantasy Series."2. DescriptionPrison, agony, and a growing apathy have sent Sinth over the edge. With nothing left to live for he contemplates death daily and is slowly succumbing to madness. This is when a man comes to change his life one more time in an offer that will set Sinth on the greatest adventure of his life in a novella that outlines the devastation, the joy and the anguish of the life of a mage on the edge of sanity.3. Sample ContentA young woman in a black costume that looked a lot like what maids wore in the bigger manors in larger cities stepped in between him and the thief."I'm Sin...""Hey, that's my mark," the big man interrupted. The young woman glanced over her shoulder as the man reached out to grab her by the hair. Blood splattered the roof, the air and Sinth as the woman turned in one swift movement and brought her forearm around to smash the man across the face so hard that his neck snapped with a loud pop. She brought her fist down low and caught him in the middle, which brought him up as he breathed his last breath, and hit him several times in the stomach - breaking ribs as she did. The woman finished off the display with one hard focused punch to the man's chest. There was the sound of bone shattering as something solid broke the man's breast plate. She turned back to Sinth. It had only taken five or six counts of the breath to demolish the huge man. Sinth edged back in fear. It wasn't the display that caused that reaction in him though. He realized immediately on seeing that smiling face - eyes and all - that in front of him was the most fearful human being he had ever met. She had killed the man and nothing inside of her had changed. Nowhere could Sinth see remorse, fear or any other emotion except that same friendliness that had been present in her voice only moments ago.A tattooed man bent down to inspect the pulpy mess that had once been a thief."Wendy, you need to go a bit easier on them. That's the tenth one today."The man took the purse from the bigger man's belt and threw it to Wendy who caught the purse and pocketed it so fast that Sinth almost thought he hadn't seen the movement at all."Get us some drinks."The man put his arm around Sinth's shoulders."My name is Break."He pointed to the young woman making her way to the bar with the dead man's coin, totally unaware of how the patrons stared at her in fear as she passed."That is Wendy the Wind."He gestured at the corpse."I think it's a bad nickname."He gave Sinth a strange look then leaned in."So you wanna kill a Phoenix? I've never killed one of those. I reckon it'll be fun, don't you think?"The man looked him hard in the eyes."Yes?""Good answer. Now come on we got plans to make."4. Notes# This story is about 22,000 words or about 80 standard book pages.# Fantasy Humor Genre.# A bit darker than prior Sinth stories.# Phoenix Vs. Sinth and Friends.# Huge ending.5. Series Information# The Accidental Dragon (1# Short Story)# The Fire Renewal (2# Short Story)# The Accidental Dragon and The Fire Renewal (Combined Story Pack)# The World Untwining (3# Short Story)# Welcome To The Weird World (4# Short Story)# The World Untwining and Welcome To The Weird World (Combined Story Pack)# The Time Guardian (5# Short Story)# An Unexpected Dinner (Promotional Short Story)# Taming The Phoenix (#6 Novella). --Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Lunatic Ink Publishing, 2011.
ISBN: 9781466015296
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: data file
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