4* Review: Kraken, Dragon, Cat …

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It’s a long title, here’s the full tilt (someone should tell the author to do short titles, or about subtitles)

Who Will Rule Magic? Kraken, Dragon, Cat vs. Kangaroo, Cockatoo, Crocodile by Cage Dunn, Fantasy/Allegory

Blurb (from Amazon):  Fantasy Allegory (Environmental). There must be a representative for each element on the Council for Creatures of Magic except when it comes to the Law of Singularity. This year, Australia is hosting the International Conference for Creatures of Magic and their Representatives. Standard procedure, a bit of a lark for the delegates. Nothing ever changes. Except this time. Kraken abdicates. Who Will Rule Magic?: Kraken, Dragon, Cat vs. Kangaroo, Cockatoo, Crocodile by [Dunn, Cage]Dragon resigns. The host country must provide Candidates to undertake the Test of the Puzzle. If they fail, Cat becomes Overall Ruler of Magic, the Overlord, the King of all he surveys, by the Law of Singularity. Uh, uh. Cockatoo can’t have a cat-killer lording it over the creatures of Air. Never. Not…

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Review: Not on the Cards

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Not on the Cards by Cage Dunn

Urban fantasy/contemporary/arcane

blurb: (from the website) 
A mother will do anything, travel all worlds, through times and planes and dimensions, even beyond the known, for her child.
Chiri’s first concern should be the safety of her daughter, but as the Gate-Keeper responsible for the lives of millions, all now in grave peril due to her error, she must choose.
Will she sacrifice the search for her child, or abandon her world to the fate decreed in the Cards?

Review: This was interesting. A story of needs versus love, of deeds versus promises, of commitment and release. Just the type of story I enjoy, but this one was so much more. It was paced to suit the needs of the main character – fast and careful. I know, they don’t go together, but this did.

I would give it five stars but…

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The Truth About RumpledStiltedSkin: A Very Ugly Old Man

thanks to Senryu for the idea for this post, taken from the shorts anthology (2017): --- The Story was twisted out of all proportion, and now he needs us all to know the truth, so here it is, from his own mouth. --- That young girl, she was cryin', see. Doing all that weepin' and … Continue reading The Truth About RumpledStiltedSkin: A Very Ugly Old Man