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Marc Alan Edelheit MAE Novels Historically Accurate Fantasy at its Best
The life of a legionary sounds exciting, dashing perhaps. Even today there is a mystique and sense of excitement surrounding the Roman legions of the ancient world. Many roman youths thought so too and willingly volunteered for service, others used it as an opportunity to escape the slums and crushing poverty of the cities, some were even condemned to service for petty crimes. The simple truth was that a hard and difficult life waited for
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Marc Alan Edelheit MAE Novels Historically Accurate Fantasy at its Best
Writing is fun, until it becomes a job and then well… it becomes work. So to be successful at writing you need to work at it each day and for me it is that simple. When I start a project, a novel or new podcast… I make sure that each day, no matter how I feel I spend some time writing or working on the project. It does not matter what you write or how
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Marc Alan Edelheit MAE Novels Historically Accurate Fantasy at its Best
I get asked a lot about how I came up with Stiger’s Tigers. My family and I take an annual road trip to Florida. Imagine 3 little girls in a car for many… many hours. LoL We make the trip more about what we see and do along the way rather than just getting to the destination. There are plenty of stops along the way… We see and do a lot, everything from alpine slides,
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Marc Alan Edelheit MAE Novels Historically Accurate Fantasy at its Best
I thought for my first post… I would touch on Stiger’s character a little and give some background to help my readers better understand the man. Ben Stiger: Stiger is a man who has been hardened by war, and the politics of the Mal’Zeelan Empire. He is a gifted fighter, a bastard of a man, master manipulator and a born leader of men. Though many of his peers would wish he had not, Stiger has
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Marc Alan Edelheit MAE Novels Historically Accurate Fantasy at its Best
The empire has endured many centuries but is now threatened by multiple wars and a major rebellion in the South. A nobleman from an infamous family, imperial legionary officer, fighter and a right proper bastard of a man… Captain Ben Stiger finds himself reassigned from a crack legion to the rebellion simmering in the South. Placed in command of a truly terrible company, the 85th Imperial Foot, he is unknowingly sent on a suicide mission
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