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Uff, extremely well written, excellent descriptions, and flowing dialogue.

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Thank you! I had a lot of fun with this one. The gist of the opening scene came to me as a dream a few years ago.

I woke up and wrote down everything I could about it knowing it would make for an interesting read if I could translate it from dream to reality.

I appreciate you reading it and your kind feedback. 🤟🏾

JL

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Oh, hahah, that’s awesome...glad you were able to pen your dream!

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Apr 8, 2023Liked by JL Johnson Jr.

Great stuff. You're really coming into your own on the prose front. Great flow to this story, good balance of show vs. tell, creative ways of showcasing this world's take on classic fantasy tropes. This has echoes of Mark Smylie's The Barrow (the very well-received prose series prequel to his Archaia comic/world). And more and more the whole of Ennead/Amashik is feeling like Smylie's brand - not a copy of, just fitting into a similar broad niche that honestly not many have successfully managed (comics, prose, worldbooks/RPGs, etc, but all of them top quality and written by the author.) Keep it coming.

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Thank you, Dave! This means a lot. I know you’ve been a supporter of Ennead for a while now, so knowing that you’re recognizing the growth (mine and Amashik’s) is a great feeling.

Looking forward to exploring more of this world in the coming months.

JL

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