Castle Roland


Arthur

arthur@castleroland.net


Drummer Boy: The Road North

In Progress

Synopsis:

After the battle at Albuera, Marshall Beresford assumes that Thomas Marking and his entire battalion perished at the redoubt. He reports this as fact to Viscount Wellington. While grieviously wounded at Olivenca, Thomas survived. What was Thomas and his now disbanded battalion to do?

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Drummer Boy

Completed

Synopsis:

Thomas Marking has a tradition of family honor to keep. Almost twelve years of age, he volunteers for the Kings service, in the struggle against Napoleon and to help his war wounded father survive. A tale of bravery, family honor and finding out just what you are made of.

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The Twilight Galaxy Motel

Completed

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Last minute plans to attend a major festival are always fraught with problems, especially finding a hotel room. The Twilight Galaxy Motel was brand new and not only had vacancies, but at reasonable rates. What more could a small group of gay teens ask for?

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The Adventures of Howudino & Kashin

Completed

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In a world filled with Magic and Dragons, how will young Kashin make his way, when he is forced to leave home and fend for himself at 15?

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At Days End

Complete

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It was economic collapse that preceeded the end of the world as we knew it. From those ashes arose two dogmatic religions. In the west, it was a new inquisition that shook itself to the top and became the force that reshaped the world in its medieval image. This is the world that young Kros learned to survive in.

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Eventide

Completed

Synopsis:

Eventide, a young teen who worked at an old roadside tavern; that is until circumstances changed his life to one of luxury and danger as well as opening his eyes to a wide world beyond belief. A world where his wildest dreams could come true if only he lived long enough for it to happen and where fate made the strangest of bedfellows.

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Karabouche

Short Story

Synopsis:

For a new student, Conner was absolutely stunning in looks. He leaked so much sexuality, he was a danger to himself. But it was what we didn't know about him that was dangerous.

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Pathos

Completed

Synopsis:

A story about a rags to riches young teen; he discovers that his world has just changed into something he could never believe would ever happen; especially to a boy in his situation and low station of a life that was meant to be that of a common dancer and rent boy.

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Sioni

Complete

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Terra Nova

Completed

Synopsis:

A short story in two chapters.

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Elios:


Elios Book I

Completed

Synopsis:

The nuclear holocaust was a distant memory. Why and how were lost to legends. In this future, far from our present, a trio of boys set out to find their place in the world.

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Elios Book II

Completed

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Elios continues the search for safety for his boys and finds many things the ancients left behind. Will he ever find the safe place he is searching for?

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The Last Shaman:


The Last
Shaman Book I

Completed

Synopsis:

The world has changed. A Super Virus has wiped out most of the people on earth. One survivor, a young medicine man in training from the Lakota tribe is forced to use all that he knows to try and survive. Will he be able to bring back the old ways, and perhaps start a new clan of people from those few that remain?

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The Last
Shaman Book II

Completed

Synopsis:

The world has changed. A Super Virus has wiped out most of the people on earth. One survivor, a young medicine man in training from the Lakota tribe is forced to use all that he knows to try and survive. Will he be able to bring back the old ways, and perhaps start a new clan of people from those few that remain?

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The Runner

Completed

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In a post apocalyptic world, decimated by disease, Runs-Slow may be the last surviving Chiricahua. With everyone in his village dead, the odds were great that his cousin, who had left to go north in search of work, was also dead. But Runs-Slow had to be sure.

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The House of Prince Vladd:


The Prince of House Vladd

Completed

Synopsis:

For 15 year old Peter, there really wasn't much reason to celebrate his birthday. He had long known he was gay and had very few he could call friend at his new High School or at home. But this birthday would turn out very different from anything he had ever known.

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The Prince of House Vladd II

Completed

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For 8 years, after destroying Seaton and dealing with his treachery, Peter prospered. But a new threat to his people has arisen. Can Peter rise to this new occasion?

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The Prince of House Vladd III

Completed

Synopsis:

Ten years have passed since the destruction of the Destiny Church and the corrupt politicians that ran it. The United States of old, was no more. In it's place, the Confederated States of The First Peoples was born. States lines had been renamed and redrawn, and those left were rebuilding their new country. Evil, however, had not been wiped out...

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