Dreamwater

Dreamwater

Chrystalla Thoma

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Young Adult / Romance

Three short fantasy stories set in different worlds of magic. "Indra’s Return" - Indra returns from exile with one purpose: to take revenge on the Elven King for sending him away. "World of Shells" - When Aima doesn’t returned by nightfall, Jun sets out to find her. "The Wolf Game" - In a world where the undead rule, Mara, a shadow woman, meets a white wolf.Three short fantasy stories set in different worlds of magic Indra’s ReturnIndra returns from exile with one purpose: to take revenge on the Elven King for sending him away. But in a game where nobody is who and what they seem, Indra will find that discovering the truth might be crueler than living a lie. Short epic fantasy story – 3561 words.World of ShellsWhen Aima doesn’t returned by nightfall, Jun sets out to find her. But the World of Shells is a dangerous place when light fades. Weaving his way between giant lizards, aggressive clan members and hungry birds of prey, he will either save Aima, or die trying. Short epic fantasy story – 3960 words.The Wolf GameIn a world where the undead rule, and shape-shifters are owned and kept by mortals, Mara, a shadow woman, acts as a guard for Riffa, a ghoul. When a white werewolf saves Mara in a fight, a bond forms between them. But while Mara wonders what this werewolf wants from her, she has to wonder about her own desires. Short urban fantasy story – 5365 words.
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Hera

Hera

Chrystalla Thoma

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Young Adult / Romance

Hera, member of the Gultur race governing the Seven Islands, thought she knew right from wrong and what her future held in store. A chance meeting with a lesser mortal, though, will turn her world upside down and force her to see her race and the laws with different eyes. For Hera, knowledge means action, so she sets out to put things right and change her world.Hera, member of the Gultur race governing the Seven Islands, thought she knew right from wrong and what her future held in store. A chance meeting with a lesser mortal, though, will turn her world upside down and force her to see her race and the laws with different eyes. For Hera, knowledge means action, so she sets out to put things right and change her world.Taking place in the World of the Seven Islands almost three years before the events in Rex Rising, this is the story of Hera’s first confrontation with the truth.
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Mantis

Mantis

Chrystalla Thoma

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Young Adult / Romance

Thrown into the sea, his memory of the last few hours hazy but slowly returning, young Mantis decides he can’t die just yet – not before he has put up a fight and made the regime pay for killing the people he loved.This is the story of how Mantis met Kalaes and how Mantis started his journey with the resistance.Thrown into the sea, his memory of the last few hours hazy but slowly returning, young Mantis decides he can’t die just yet – not before he has put up a fight and made the regime pay for killing the people he loved.This is the story of how Mantis met Kalaes and how Mantis started his journey with the resistance, a moment which leads to certain events in Rex Equilibrium (Book Three of Elei’s Chronicles).
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