If you don't really know who I am and got here by chance, I'm Ryk E. Spoor; click the "About Ryk E. Spoor" tab if you want way too much info on me. I'm a science-fiction and fantasy writer with, at present, twelve published novels and four more under contract. Take a look around!
Young Garander's sister Ishta insists on going off into the woods by herself, even though there could be very dangerous things living there – monsters, remnants of the great war between the Northerners with their sorceries and Ethshar, a war that destroyed the Northern empire and, in the end, shattered Ethshar into multiple pieces.
This time, Ishta has found something strange and wonderful, a talisman that shows unknown, glowing shapes when touched. Such ancient devices could be [ Continue reading... ]
Close Encounters of the First Kind:
A UFO is seen at close range.
Close Encounters of the Second Kind:
Physical evidence of visitation
Close Encounters of the Third Kind:
Unknown entities from the UFO are sighted
I have often said that in my view, Stephen Spielberg produced two masterpieces. One of them, reviewed earlier, is Jaws.
The other is Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
CE3K, as it is known, is a classic SF story: it takes one strange, out-there premise and then [ Continue reading... ]