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Sails & Sorcery: Tales of Nautical Fantasy

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ISBN 10: 0971360898 / ISBN 13: 9780971360891
Published by Fantasist Enterprises
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Title: Sails & Sorcery: Tales of Nautical Fantasy

Publisher: Fantasist Enterprises

Book Condition:Very Good

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Mermaids. Pirates. Flying ships. Creatures from the deep. Magic beyond your wildest dreams. The sea is a dangerous and wonderful realm. It calls to many, promising riches, adventure, or freedom. But just as there are beautiful and remarkable treasures to be found upon and below the waves, do not underestimate the dangers hidden within its depths. So polish your cutlass and prepare your spells for what awaits. Embark upon a journey across leagues of unimaginable adventure. Ride the waves to mystery and magic. Featuring 28 stories and 42 illustrations, including tales by New York Times best-seller Elaine Cunningham, Paul S. Kemp, Patrick Thomas, and James M. Ward with an all-new story featuring Halcyon Blithe.

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This modest but readable anthology contains 28 short stories with maritime settings during the long, great age of sail. Classical mythology meets the classical era in Leslie Brown's "Dryad in the Mast" and "The Medusa" by Chris Stout. In James M. Ward's "The Duel," his Midshipwizard Halcyon Blithe (see Midshipwizard Halcyon Blithe, 2006) wins a major victory by working around the prohibition of dueling, while in "The Drum of the Sea," Gerri Leen compounds Sir Francis Drake and British folklore. Robert E. Vardeman's "The Pirate and the Peach" depicts piracy flourishing in Asian waters, and there is enough other kinds and places of piracy to please fans of marine robbery on all seven seas. In fact, there is so much piracy on hand that perhaps the collection's target audience is envisioned as consisting more of Pirates of the Caribbean fans than of enthusiastic readers of, say, William Hope Hodgson's Boats of the Glen Carrig or Robin Hobb's Liveship Traders saga. Green, Roland

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