A Brief History of the Gragiyan Empire

‘The Atarai’ – My final story in the anthology offers the reader some insight about the history of the Gragiyan Empire. After recently completing the final edit of this story, I’ve decided to share more information about the unique status of the province of Arhia and more details about the rulers of the Gragiyan Empire.Continue reading “A Brief History of the Gragiyan Empire”

Erenkanti – Lord Silyan’s Message

The dark haired young Enai warrior Oren was the first to notice a young golden eagle tracking them in the clouds. The bird itself was not an unusual sight for Lord Atar and his Enai. They were from the area and as the Enai warriors spent most of their time galloping across the skies, suchContinue reading “Erenkanti – Lord Silyan’s Message”

Twitter Q&A

I recently hosted a Q&A session with some of my Twitter followers. In addition to discussions about my fantasy stories we also had a chat about Tolkien’s works and my inspirations as an author. Check it out: @danielhorcic asked: Favourite plot/subplot from your WIP(s)? That’s a tough one. My favorite main plot from the anthologyContinue reading “Twitter Q&A”

The Atarai

“Lord Atar is watching. Fight every day as if it were your last.” Those two phrases every self-respecting citizen from the Arhia province knew and ever heeded. They were also the motto of the Arhian warriors, an elite group of soldiers renowned for their military prowess, those known as the Atarai. The Arhian nation hadContinue reading “The Atarai”

Ieskr And The Orealisi Oasis

One late summer night, the earth goddess Lavinia woke her husband Fiehri and was compelled to speak out:“I can feel a change in the air. The winds are growing colder and the leaves will start to fall. I believe autumn will soon be upon us. Time has come to return to my fields.”To this theContinue reading “Ieskr And The Orealisi Oasis”

Lord Makar and Lady Morae

All was quiet in the dark halls when suddenly Lord Makar heard a raspy voice calling out his name. There, he stepped away from his throne and glided towards the iron gates. No horn was sounded as the Morkrai guards stood in position leaving little cause for alarm. He gazed towards the entrance where heContinue reading “Lord Makar and Lady Morae”

The Girl In The Cave

Years after Avarrin and his son returned to the forests and left their cave, the area where it stood became a settlement known to mortals as the mountain province of Lavinium, named after the earth goddess. The hills were rich with minerals and so, soon enough the locals began to extract salt, metals and preciousContinue reading “The Girl In The Cave”

Preface

Ever since I can remember I’ve always had a vivid imagination. As a child and throughout my teenage years I would often come up with stories, though only a few of which were written and many were left unfinished. As I grew up I abandoned the hobby but maintained an interest in mythology, folklore, horrorContinue reading “Preface”