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H.L. Fullerton

Twilight's Last Gleaming

Published Mar 29, 2020 · 1,220 words (5 minutes) · 22 views

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A boy and his friends watch macabre fireworks and say goodbye to one of their own.

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Matthew Hughes

The Vindicator

Published Mar 6, 2020 · 14,187 words (52 minutes) · 1 like · 160 views

Fantasy Mystery Dying Earth Cascor Raffalon Matthew Hughes

This is a tale of Raffalon, a thief of the Dying Earth. But it also features his sometime associate, Cascor, a former provostman become freelance discriminator (ex-cop, private eye). I'm about to start a new series of stories featuring Cascor and a couple of other characters who come into this story. So I thought it was a good time to bring him back into view.

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Matthew Hughes

Grolion of Almery

Published Feb 8, 2020 · 10,812 words (40 minutes) · 1 like · 199 views

Fantasy Dying Earth Cugel the Clever Jack Vance Songs of the Dying Earth

In 2008 I had an email from Gardner Dozois asking me if I wanted to contribute to an anthology of stories set in the Dying Earth in homage to Jack Vance. My reply: "Try and stop me!" Grolion is the main character but that's not the name by which he is known to Vance aficionados.

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Featured October 4, 2019

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Matthew Hughes

Ten Half-Pennies

Published Oct 1, 2019 · 7,499 words (28 minutes) · 5 likes · 498 views

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Baldemar’s path to becoming a wizard’s henchman was not exactly linear, but it was inevitable from the day he hired a local tough to help fend off grammar school bullies. Luckily, Baldemar is a fast learner⁠—and he never forgets his debts.

Matthew Hughes’s path as a writer has taken him from journalism to speechwriting to SFF and suspense fiction. Born in Liverpool, he’s been in Canada for sixty-five years, and has been shortlisted for the Nebula, Aurora, Philip K. Dick awards, and many others.

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Matthew Hughes

A God in Chains (excerpt)

Published Aug 7, 2019 · 4,426 words (17 minutes) · 1 like · 749 views

Fantasy adventure Dying Earth

This is the opening of A God in Chains (Edge SF and Fantasy Publishing, 2019) an adventure/mystery novel set in the fantasy milieu known as the Dying Earth.

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