Mizzy, a Lake Maiden’s Champion, will do anything to protect her brother and free him from the curse of Glass Bones he was born with.
After years of approaching wizards and witches for help only to be disappointed, Mizzy and her brother have spent yet more years of traveling the world gathering magic rings. Now they are collected she can finally go to the world beyond Gate Eighteen, a place where gossip claims there is a cure for everything. But rumour isn’t always right, and everyone knows there’s consequences with any magic.
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“I was a hard-boiled soul with a blood-stained dress. I was a warrior, right from the start.”
– Unnecessary Risks
A werewolf stalks the streets of London, fighting for her humanity. In Ancient Rome, a gladiator battles monsters for the man he loves. In alien-infested Ontario, a metal-lunged soldier fights for guns and glory—and the girl of her dreams.
In worlds far and unknown, a cursed man fights rumour and raiders to save the children who have no one else. A big, buff, wingless fairy wrestles with a fiery portal to save her Great Tree from demons. At the lost temple of the Red Desert, a human sacrifice fights for her life.
Facing aliens, demons, curses and armies, twelve unstoppable heroes must find the strength to defeat their enemies with wit, weapon and a warrior’s heart.
These short stories all feature heroes who identify within the LGBTQIA spectrum.