Excerpt

— SWIRLS OF SAND EXCERPT —

S.E (Second Era) 2898

Everyone has an important story to tell. Some stories are about reclaiming a kingdom, or winning a great battle, or saving a life. This is the story of how I did a very foolish thing.

I am still perplexed as to whether or not it was good that I did it. My father used to say that writing down these important things in life will clear the head, exercise the mind, and help one to understand them; and more than that, to help the future generations see with clearer eyes.

And that is why I, Sazin-a-Amli, daughter of Hizru and Innem, will write of the things that happened…

— UNTITLED FUTURISTIC/DYSTOPIAN FULL EXCERPT —

“Save the world?” He laughed scornfully. “Much good that will do. Thank you, but I do well enough surviving on my own without embroiling myself in a doomed revolutionary attempt.”

Her lips narrowed. “We have done much for you already; do not push your fortunes too far. You still think this is a futile plan?”

“I appreciate what you have done for me, and I believe that you at least have good intent — for your superiors I still withhold judgment…