Category: Novels

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 Chapter 3-4

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!! “It sounds like you did everything you could to try to save her,” Ecks said. Jacoby scoffs lightly. “Did I?” he says and then tosses back another swig of whiskey. Just as Ecks expected, Jacoby isn’t accepting any condolences. His guilt is …

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Death by Roses: Ruby Rose vs Maka Albarn Epilogue – I Burn

Death City, Nevada… Yang Xiao Long, dubbed by the DWMA as the Yellow Witch, leaps back to avoid another attack from one of the academy’s students. When arrived, she had assumed her sister Ruby and the rest of her team were at the strange school adorned with large skulls and candles. However, almost immediately upon …

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Death by Roses: Ruby Rose vs Maka Albarn Epilogue – From Shadows

Southeast China… “Pumpkin…Pum-pumpkin. Smashing Pumpkin!” Blair called out as she attempts to slam a giant magical pumpkin upon her opponent. She only destroyed the afterimage left by the Black Witch. The Mizune sisters swoop in to attack the cat eared Witch with their magical whiskers fully extended. The family of witches wear large black cloaks …

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Death by Roses: Ruby Rose vs Maka Albarn Epilogue – Mirror, Mirror

Northern Alaska… Summoning another glyph, she protects herself from the fiery blast hurled at her. With another glyph, she uses it and several others the avoid the bombardment of tadpole shaped bombs launched by the other strange girl. Once the assault cease, she stands poised with rapier in hand as she casts an icy glare …

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Death by Roses – Epilogue: Red Like Roses

“Man, three more witches,” says Soul. “Yeah, and all of them appearing nearly the same time as Ruby. That can’t be just a coincidence,” Maka suspected. “Well, whatever it is, we’ll find out when we get this one bac—huh?” Soul said to Maka before he looks over at his motorbike. Both he and Maka are …

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Death by Roses: Ruby Rose vs Maka Albarn – Finale

For the preceding chapters, click here for Death by Roses: Maka vs Ruby – Ch.1, Ch.2, Ch.3, Ch.4, Ch.5, Ch.6, Ch.7, Ch.8, Ch.9!! Ruby stood with Crescent Rose still in action position, waiting for her opponent to move. Her face is bruised and bloody for the blows delivered to her. She was never one for hand-to-hand combat and has a difficult time fighting …

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