Author Archives: Brian Bixby

About Brian Bixby

I enjoy history because it helps me understand people. I'm writing fiction for much the same reason.

Magician’s Apprentice Chapter XIX

The story so far: For some unknown reason, the Earl of Haulloran’s men tried to apprehend Tollon, but the slave Mia fought them off. Charges were made by the earl and by Tollon’s master before the king and queen. Now … Continue reading

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Magician’s Apprentice Chapter XVIII

The story so far: Tollon is in hiding from the Earl of Haulloran’s men, and fears he’s gotten mixed up in far too many secrets he doesn’t understand. Now read on . . . The next morning, I am served … Continue reading

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Magician’s Apprentice Chapter XVII

The story so far: Tollon is on the run from the Earl of Haulloran’s men. His slave Mia has stashed him in an attic refuge, which raises many more questions than it answers. Now read on . . . I’m … Continue reading

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A word to my readers

As some of you might know, this blog was comatose for a few years. Life and, sadly, death got in its way. Readership dwindled away to nothing. And most of the comments I got were spam. I appreciate those of … Continue reading

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Magician’s Apprentice Chapter XVI

The story so far: The Earl of Haulloran’s men tried to apprehend Tollon, apprentice to Court Magician Sarton. Sarton’s slave Mia assaulted the earl’s men. (If you want more background, follow this link to read the whole story so far.) … Continue reading

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Magician’s Apprentice Chapter XV

The story so far: Thinking he betrayed Paviara, her friends have beat up Tollon. Tollon finds himself being cared for by Mia, Lady Vorana’s ex-slave, with whom he had what might politely be described as a traumatic experience. Now read … Continue reading

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Magician’s Apprentice Chapter XIV

The story so far: After Lady Vorana’s spell led Tollon to have a fling with another woman, Paviara decided she did not ever want to see Tollon again. Tollon went to see her anyhow. Her friends beat him into unconsciousness. … Continue reading

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