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BOOK 1: LEGEND OF THE SILK ROSE Written and Illustrated by Daphne Lage Desmond the sorcerer’s apprentice is smitten with Hannah, the midwife’s daughter. But when the unicorn king Alaric decides to make the girl his own, will Desmond find the courage not only to fight the powerful suitor but to ultimately tell Hannah of… Continue reading Egoraven: Legend of the Silk Rose [COVER]

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The forest awoke from its slumber glowing with the radiance of first morning light. Crystalline dew clung to fragile leaves as a breeze broke the stillness with its swaying whisper. The ancient woods sat in quiet majesty, shrouded in a translucent mist that brushed the ground with its softness. The ebony ghost made his way… Continue reading Egoraven: Legend of the Silk Rose [01]

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Desmond found it difficult to concentrate on the old, mystical tome. The frail, yellowed pages threatened to crumble at his every touch. The faded writing blurred as he struggled to translate the dialect making him realize collecting mushrooms wasn’t as much of a chore as first thought. At least he was outside. Time and again… Continue reading Egoraven: Legend of the Silk Rose [02]

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Desmond found himself as distracted as before despite the outing. As he tried to concentrate on the book before him, Gunther categorized new acquisitions, ignoring him. Desmond stared at the page, the words turning into meaningless scribble. He rested his head on his hand. Transformation Spell – beginner stage it read. Beginner. Desmond felt betrayed… Continue reading Egoraven: Legend of the Silk Rose [03]

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Her dreams were bothersome at best. All the tossing and turning couldn’t get Hannah into a comfortable position to sleep. Lying on her back with her eyes wide open, she stared at the ceiling. Concentrating through the darkness she listened to the mice running through the straw above her. The black unicorn monopolized every thought… Continue reading Egoraven: Legend of the Silk Rose [04]

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The girl did not succeed in escaping the notice of her older sisters as she scurried out of the house. Hannah had awoken, despite her lack of sleep, with the intention of finishing her chores early. She was still embarrassed to have been discovered sleeping on the windowsill by her mother who escorted the unconscious… Continue reading Egoraven: Legend of the Silk Rose [05]

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The next few days were disconcerting at best. Not only did Gunther notice the blue handkerchief gone, Desmond found that no matter how hard he tried, he could not repeat the spell to prove to his teacher what had happened. “Would it help if I wore a dress?” Gunther replied to the embarrassment of his… Continue reading Egoraven: Legend of the Silk Rose [06]

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Nightfall came with a still eerie air, a starless clear sky capping the quiet wood. Anticipation hung thick like a dense fog, a soft rustling the only sound. Hannah dressed in a long white nightgown, appeared out of the darkness. “Desmond, are you here?” The apprentice came into sight clutching a large, worn book to… Continue reading Egoraven: Legend of the Silk Rose [07]

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The leaves began to turn a blazing red and gold, welcoming the autumn season. The wind sharpened its bite yet it would still be a while before any winter snow would be seen. Desmond’s studies had been coming along quite well, his proficiency in magic impressing even his stubborn teacher Gunther. It wouldn’t be long… Continue reading Egoraven: Legend of the Silk Rose [08]

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Desmond searched the house making the last preparations for his trip. Travelling to the Upper Kingdom was a long journey and he didn’t want to find out midway that he had forgotten something important. His stomach quivered with a combination of nervousness and excitement. After all the hard work, all the studying, it was all… Continue reading Egoraven: Legend of the Silk Rose [09]