Wednesday, November 24, 2021
In my country, tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day. I’m giving thanks for all of you no matter where you are. Despite the many times “we” (as a country or segments of the population) have brought shame upon ourselves, I’m also thankful to live here, to have been born here.
I’m grateful for each reader who follows The Armadillo Files. So are Fang, Dilly, and TROLLEY. It’s wonderful to visit with you each weekend through the comments.
To everyone who “journeys” with Emlyn and me in the “Dead of Winter” series, I am overwhelmed with gratitude. Many parts of my life shaped this epic, even though I wasn’t aware of just how much when I wrote the original ten years ago. Last week I published the eleventh installment.
Yes, I had already written most of the huge manuscript, but as the journeys progress, I’m writing more and more new material. It seems that the story wasn’t quite as “finished” as I thought when I began this project a year ago. That makes your wonderful encouragement even more vital. So, thank you again.
Dead of Winter: Journey 11, the Sumelazon Escarpment
Meet a new character in this Journey of Dead of Winter. She is a Deae Matres whose encounter with Gethin Gwilym has an unexpected result. Next in Pergesca, we get better acquainted with a noblewoman or a “HaDritak,” who is an old friend of Zasha. She has a few tricks up her sleeves.
Emlyn sees and experiences places, customs, and foods that are foreign to her. One of her gifts is growing.
As the conclusion of Emlyn’s “Journeys” draws near, we see that our heroes are underdogs. They are out-manned, “out-spirited,” and under-powered — physically, magically, and politically. With no other recourse, they make use of deception and manipulation. Although, how can that possibly be enough?
Whether you are in the USA, or elsewhere, I wish you a peaceful day, filled with things for which you are thankful.
Hugs on the wing!
Dead of Winter — All the Journeys
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Journey 11, the Sumelazon Escarpment
Journey 10, Pergesca
Journey 9, Doors of Attunement
Journey 8, The Lost Library
Journey 7, Revenant Pass
Journey 6, The Fluting Fell
Journey 5, Llyn Pistyll Falls
Journey 4, The Old Road
Journey 3, the Fever Field
Journey 2, Penllyn
Journey 1, Forlorn Peak
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