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The Gunslinger Swordsman 3rd Assignment: Cruelty and the Beast Chapter 3-7

For the preceding chapters under the “Arcana X” title, click here:  CH.1, CH.2 Pt.1, CH.2-3, CH.3-1, CH.3-2, CH.3-3, CH.3-4, CH.3-5, CH.3-6   Jacoby throws the whiskey down his throat. “You can probably guess.” Taking up the bottle, he refills his glass and empties it immediately. “I awoke in the morning. Jemma was gone. Naturally, I told Edgar. I insisted that we go back …

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The Gunslinger Swordsman: Cruelty and the Beast Chapter 3-6

For the preceding chapters under the “Arcana X” title, click here:  CH.1, CH.2 Pt.1, CH.2-3, CH.3-1, CH.3-2, CH.3-3, CH.3-4, CH.3-5 Jacoby Myers hurries down the main road through Tulpaar Village. Making turns down two small roads, he comes to his home. He steps up on the porch and stops his hand just short of touching the knob. ‘What if she isn’t …

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The Gunslinger Swordsman available on Amazon!!

Hello, J1sters! After trial and error (and conflicting titles), I am proud to announce the release of not one, but two volumes of my fantasy novel that you have been reading here on the J1 Studios website. The Gunslinger Swordsman, formally known as Arcana X, is a fantasy adventure story I conceived four years ago …

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Arcana X: 3rd Assignment – Cruelty and the Beast Chapter 3-5

For the preceding chapters, click here for Arcana X: 3rd Assignment CH.1, CH.2 Pt.1, CH.2-3, CH.3-1, CH.3-2, CH.3-3, CH.3-4!! Just then, Steadman Arnold and Tyler Mason appear from around the front of the chateau. “Well, that was a waste,” Steadman said as he approached. “You find anything?” asked Edgar. Steadman scoffs and replies, “If we were looking for nothing, then …

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Arcana X: 3rd Assignment – Cruelty and the Beast Ch. 3-3

For the preceding chapters, click here for Arcana X: 3rd Assignment CH.1, CH.2 Pt.1, CH.2-3, CH.3-1, CH.3-2!! Jacoby begins his story. Nearly three months ago, Jacoby was returning from hunting grand elk in Dodgson Woods. On his way, he noticed a light in the distance through the trees. He paid no attention to it at first, thinking that it …

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Arcana X: 3rd Assignment – Cruelty and the Beast Ch.3-2

For the preceding chapters, click here for Arcana X: 3rd Assignment CH.1, CH.2 Pt.1, CH.2-3, CH.3-1!! Ecks soon exits onto another street. Scanning the area, he spots a pub on the corner to his upper right. He knows from his past experiences that pubs are the best place to gather information. Ale and liquor are the keys to …

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XeoNexus Episode 2: Revelations Pt.1

It is nighttime in Philadelphia and the city is asleep. The streets are quiet except for the occasional car that drives down Market Street and a few people walking the street to enjoy a late dinner at their favorite restaurant. Septa buses and trains are nearing the end of a long day of transporting passengers …

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Arcana X: 3rd Assignment – Cruelty and the Beast Ch.3-1

For the preceding chapters, click here for Arcana X: 3rd Assignment CH.1, CH.2 Pt.1, CH.2-3!! Hammers clang on molten iron and hot steel sizzles as it is tempered in oil. The blacksmiths of Tulpaar Village work hard producing quality works for sale. Iron pans and steel pots for cooking. Iron and wood furniture for homes. Hinges for …

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Xeo Nexus Episode 1: Guardian – Chapter 14

For the preceding chapters, click here for Xeo Nexus Episode 1: Guardian Ch.1, Ch.2-3, Ch.4, Ch.5, Ch.6, Ch.7, Ch.8, Ch.9, Ch.10, Ch.11, Ch.12, Ch.13! Chapter 14 Back at Brayden’s house, the firefighters finally get the fire under control and are now searching for a cause. A tall man in black slacks, white dress shirt and a brown trench coat smoking a cigar was standing near the …

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Arcana X: 3rd Assignment – Cruelty and the Beast Chapter 2 Pt.1

For the preceding chapter, click her for Arcana X: 3rd Assignment – Cruelty and the Beast Chapter 1!! “Mmm, this is what the Goddess ordered,” said Tiphanee as she settled further into water. “You said it,” Amanda agreed. Feeling stressed from the meeting in Eshtar’s Grand Hall, Tiphanee and Amanda decided to ease the tension …

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