The Fate Healer

A five thousand word short story where the quill proves to be dangerous than any sword The genealogist Draston is charged with the impossible His master, Hamvok the Merciful, craves a royal ancestor or two to legitimize his tyranny But every avenue of Draston s research comes to a dead end Nobility has never sneezed on Hamvok s ancestors, much less married into thA five thousand word short story where the quill proves to be dangerous than any sword The genealogist Draston is charged with the impossible His master, Hamvok the Merciful, craves a royal ancestor or two to legitimize his tyranny But every avenue of Draston s research comes to a dead end Nobility has never sneezed on Hamvok s ancestors, much less married into them And now Draston s time has run out To save himself from Hamvok s violent displeasure, Draston promises to prove the tyrant is descended from a god In doing so, he commits himself to a path of forgery and sacrilege His enterprise will risk the wrath of gods But, far worse, it will draw him to a shadowy figure terrible than all the gods combined, the Fate Healer.
The Fate Healer A five thousand word short story where the quill proves to be dangerous than any sword The genealogist Draston is charged with the impossible His master Hamvok the Merciful craves a royal ancestor o

  • Title: The Fate Healer
  • Author: Noel Coughlan
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 390
  • Format: Kindle Edition
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    1. Just finished reading “The Fate Healer” a short story by Noel Coughlan. A very well written short story and a very quick read. Fantasy, with a touch of alchemy, magic, and adventure. This is my first read by Noel and I look forward to reading more of his work.Synopsis (from back cover): A five thousand word short story where the quill proves to be more dangerous than any sword.The genealogist Draston is charged with the impossible. His master, Hamvok the Merciful, craves a royal ancestor or [...]

    2. The Fate Healer by Noel Coughlan, 26 pages, Photocosmological Press, March 30th, 2016, Genre: Fantasy/Sword and Sorcery/Short Reads. Warning: May Contain Spoilers.Review by Leigh Holland.     “The Fate Healer” is a short, entertaining fantasy read. We meet the personal genealogist to the tyrannical King Hamvek, a man named Draston.  Anyone who displeases King Hamvek in the slightest ends up dead, or worse, so Draston knows he better do whatever it takes to deliver Hamvek’s royal lineag [...]

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