The Shimmering

A young girl stared at the purple sky as the ground shook, but she's not allowed to leave. What would you do?

A young girl stared at the purple sky as the ground shook beneath her feet. Dirt and rocks fell through the puffy white clouds. The Gods from the ancient times forbid them from leaving the valley. But why? Why must are the priests and the monks the only ones allowed beyond the hills? What's out there?
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About the Author
Steven Atwood

I grew up reading fantasy books and watching science fiction whenever I could. When I was young, I played role-playing games within the fantasy genre. Close to the end of my military career, I started to write. It was something I always wanted to do but never did. I write science fiction and fantasy with a fresh perspective.

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