Category: Sword and Soul

Fallow: Part Three

The Farmer exited his back door, striding across his barren field to the woods. His Wife and Daughter emerged from the brush, both draped in heavy camouflage jackets, his daughter tucked under his Wife’s protective grip. In Her right hand she held the handgun. She put the gun in her jacket pocket, the stoic look […]

Thursday October 27th, 2016 in Sword and Soul | No Comments »

Fallow: Part Two

The trucks stopped before his house. The doors swung open and four people emerged wearing heavy jackets, canvas pants and boots, their faces covered by thick scarfs that rested on their shouleders. Each of them carried automatic rifles.From the rear of the second truck voices drifted, words of reassurance being spoken to calm the those whose […]

Monday October 24th, 2016 in Sword and Soul | No Comments »

Fallow: Part One

The Farmer dreaded the day. The troubles began at the end of winter. The snows, the source of the spring surge that filled the rivers and overflowed its banks, had been light that year, barely covering the peaks of the distant mountains. The Farmer and his family stayed snug in their modest home, feeding off the […]

Sunday October 23rd, 2016 in Sword and Soul | No Comments »

The Sword and Soul Primer: Part Three

Our next books that are essential Sword and Soul reading were written by Balogun Ojetade. Ojetade describes his journey to Sword and Soul in his own words: ‘My interest in Sword and Soul came from my love of indigenous African martial arts and my first encounter with Bilbo Baggins. I have been a student of the […]

Wednesday October 12th, 2016 in Sword and Soul | No Comments »

Sword and Soul Primer: Part Two

We continue the Sword and Soul primer with another Charles Saunders character: Dossouye. Just as Charles broke new ground with the creation of Imaro, he lead the field once again with the creation of the first black female Sword and Soul Character; Dossouye. Dossoye was created by Charles when he was approached to submit a […]

Monday October 10th, 2016 in Sword and Soul | No Comments »

A Sword and Soul Primer: Part One

If you’ve been paying attention to anything I’m up to you know that I’m in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for the completion of the Ki Khanga Sword and Soul Role Playing game. You’ll also be happy to know that our campaign was successful in only two days and that now […]

Sunday October 9th, 2016 in Sword and Soul | No Comments »

Gunman’s Peace: Part Three

“Moses, no!” Moses hesitated. He turned then stared into the eyes of Amanda Berkowitz. Her dirty gray hair fell off her head in disarray, blood splattered on her blouse, apron and skirt. She pressed her small hands against her chest, the village posture for prayer. “Come on Amanda, don’t do this,” Moses said. “You let […]

Wednesday June 1st, 2016 in Sword and Soul | Comments Off on Gunman’s Peace: Part Three

Gumman’s Peace: Part Two

The trucks sped down the main road of the village, stopping in the center of town. Christopher Talbert, the village elder, emerged from the wooden town center building and strolled to the trucks. He raised his hands in the customary village greeting. Armed men sprang from the truck, firing automatic weapons into the air. “Slavers!” […]

Monday May 23rd, 2016 in Sword and Soul | Comments Off on Gumman’s Peace: Part Two

Rosarium Publishing: Seeking Higher Ground

I must admit my publishing is a totally selfish project. I chose to do so to sell my books and to have the opportunity to own my own business again. The majority of the books I publish are written by me; my anthologies are edited by me and a few friends and contain stories I’ve […]

Saturday April 23rd, 2016 in Sword and Soul | Comments Off on Rosarium Publishing: Seeking Higher Ground

Dark Universe: Considering All The Possibilities

Science Fiction is a genre in which all future possibilities can be and should be considered. But publishing, just like any other business, is iinfluenced by the opinions of those who controlled the industry and the perceived desires of the purchasing demographics. These opinions have greatly influenced what we see from black speculative writers via […]

Monday April 11th, 2016 in Sword and Soul | Comments Off on Dark Universe: Considering All The Possibilities