• Origins
  • Chimaera is coming!

    Chimaera

    Back in November, I took part in NaNoWrimo, a writing challenge that pushes you to crack out a 50K word novel in one month. It was hard going and there were times when I was completely winging it. I know most of you would have wanted me to be cracking on with book 3, but […]

  • Writing
  • Romance in Science Fiction

    Romance in Science Fiction

    Romance in Science Fiction is quite a polarising topic, much like marmite. There is something about this particular genre that makes authors tend to shy away from overplaying the romantic angle. Although that’s not to say all SciFi avoids it, maybe it’s just the stuff that I’ve read (and please feel free to put me […]

  • Oblivion Order
  • The Scriptorians

    The Scriptorians are the Oblivion Order’s librarians. They are the custodians and curators of one of the most extensive collections of books and texts throughout history. As the protectors of forgotten knowledge, they are tasked with locating and recording any and all written materials. Caitlin’s grandfather Lucius Makepiece was one of the most respected Grandmasters […]

  • Oblivion Order
  • Here be Dragons

    Draconians

    By far the most elusive and secretive part of the Oblivion Order are the Draconians. Their name derives from the Latin ‘Hic Sunt Dracones‘ or ‘Here be dragons.’  This was a phrase used by early cartographers to fill in the blank spaces on their maps. The Draconians are the ones charged with going into the […]