Be Good Character Profile: Silas Fyrnorn

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Long live the Whoreborn King.

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Age: 29

Height: 6’1

Hair: Short, brown

Eyes: Grey

Occupation: King of Vuria

Hometown: Slumtown

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Born to Edda, a servant of the palace, and bastard son of King Alcern, Silas spent his childhood in Slumtown, never knowing his father.

After Attacus was adopted by Edda, the two became brothers, bonded together for life.

However, a cruel twist of fate, the revelation of his father’s identity, drove the two apart.

Sadly, they have not spoken in 10 years.

Does Silas still view Attacus as his brother? Is he planning on selling out his kingdom to its enemies? And can he escape his gruesome fate?

Read Be Good to find out!

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New Book Reveal!

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July, 1972.

The first images have been sent back from the ERTS satellite, traveling in a polar orbit around the Earth.

Among the images are sweeping views of the deserts of Africa, the rainforests of South America, the mountains of Nepal…

And a handprint the size of a city.

Why is it there? What does it mean?

And more importantly, who does it belong to?

The world will be forever changed, after we reveal the terrifying truth behind…

THE GODHAND

Be Good Common Terms

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Below is a list of a few of the most common terms used in Be Good. It is my aim that this list will help you to familiarize yourself with the customs and ways of the Flamelands, and thus enrich your reading experience.

  • Church of the Priarch: one of the main religions in the Flamelands, it worships Priarch, the Eternal Flame.
  • Flamelands, The: A sub-confident sized landmass upon which our story takes place. Home to a variety of nations, peoples and cultures.
  • Holy Order: 10000 tasks written by Prophet Imran, used to enforce his will across the centuries. Upon the completion of their training, every Prion receives one.
  • Prion: An ordained holy man (or woman) of the Church of the Priarch. In addition to completing their Holy Orders they also minister to the people of Vuria, providing guidance and sermons every ten days.
  • Prophet Imran: The founder of the Church of the Priarch. Originally a simple fisherman, after experiencing a traumatic event he gained the ability to see the future.
  • Pyre: The capital city of Vuria. Located in the middle of a large plateau bordered on all sides by deep fissures in the earth.
  • Slumtown: A shantytown outside Pyre, home to the lost and broken things of society.
  • Vuria: A kingdom at the center of the Flamelands. It is ruled by King Silas Fyrnorn. The only accepted religion is the Church of the Priarch.

These are just a few of the terms that Be Good utilizes. I am planning on adding a complete glossary to the site when I publish Be Good, so look forward to that!

Be Good Update: Rough Draft Complete!

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After almost 3 months of writing, I am proud to announce that the rough draft of Be Good is complete!

All that is left is a bit of editing, some polish, and a spellcheck for good measure.

Depending on how the editing goes, I will hopefully be ready for publication in the next month or two.

In other news, in keeping with my ancient tradition, I have started work on my next novel (so that there is never a break between works). More details about it will come soon!

So look forward to further updates, and I can’t wait to finally show you what Be Good is all about!

Be Good Update: Prophets and Prions

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I am pleased to announce that chapter 15 (of 15) is done!

All that remains is a quick epilogue and I’ll be done with the rough draft of Be Good!

I can’t tell you how excited I am to bring this story to you, and I truly hope that you will enjoy it!

It really is like nothing else you’ve ever read!

Please stay tuned for more updates, and I look forward to sharing more news with you!

Be Good Character Profile: Luceel Voraine

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That’s Lady Voraine to you.

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Age: 26

Height: 5’10

Hair: Short, Blonde

Eyes: Blue

Occupation: 9999th Prion of the Church of the Priarch

Hometown: Voraine Estate

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The youngest daughter of House Voraine, one of the oldest Noble Houses of Vuria, Luceel was raised to be the best.

In this, she has most definitely succeeded.

However, through a strange twist of fate, she has volunteered to join Attacus on his journey.

What are her real motives? What secrets does she hide behind her noble facade? And what does her Holy Order have to do with Attacus?

Read Be Good to find out!

Be Good Update: A Heart Aflame

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Chapter 13 (of 15) is done!

Another one bites the dust!

With any luck, I’ll be able to complete the final two chapters and the epilogue in the next few weeks. After that, the joys of editing can take place!

In the meantime, I will be continuing to post the character profiles. Additionally, I will be making a post in the near future about the common terminology used in Be Good (so that you can know your Prions from your Priarchs).

Finally, I will release a brief story overview detailing the plot and themes.

Post-release, I am planning to unveil supplementary material which will give more backstory and explain events mentioned in the book in greater detail.

So all in all, you have plenty to look forward to!

That’s all from me for now, but I hope you stay tuned for the next exciting update!

Be Good Character Profile: Attacus Lore

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The main man himself.

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Age: 25

Height: 5’7

Hair: Shaved

Eyes: Green

Occupation: 10000th Prion of the Church of the Priarch

Hometown: Slumtown

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Prion Attacus Lore was born into poverty, raised in Slumtown, before finally being taken to the Church for training.

Now, after 10 years of grueling lessons and tests, he is ready to become a Prion, a holy man of the Church.

Before he can do so, however, he must receive his Holy Order, a task created by Prophet Imran a millennium prior.

What unspeakable thing has the Prophet asked of him? What hidden truths will be brought to light? And will he have the strength of will to defy a thousand years of tradition?

Read Be Good to find out!

Be Good Update: 10000 Reasons Why

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Day by day, we are getting closer to publication.

With the rough draft of Chapter 12 (of 15) now complete, we are moving into the homestretch.

So, with Be Good nearing completion, I thought I would take a moment to introduce the characters.

In the next four posts, I will be giving a brief overview of the four main characters, their backgrounds and motivations.

The first, of course, will be my leading man, Attacus Lore.

I hope that you enjoy learning more about him, and the exciting tale that I am currently crafting.

Stay tuned for more updates!