2017-February’s Spotlight


Thumbnail_Friends_AlduraJaelyn, a city born and raised Healer, is assigned to a post in the ‘back of beyond’. With her twentieth natal-day approaching, Jaelyn is feeling lonely because Fenwood Valley is a close-knit community, and they don’t readily welcome strangers, especially not a young, inexperienced female. On her trudge home after helping deliver a baby, Jaelyn discovers unexpected friends when she is kidnapped.

[You can see a list of all the Tales of Aldura here]


Trivia Tidbit: This story is another which sprang from a writing prompt: “Someone important goes missing.” I had recently finished reading a story about a very powerful mage who seemed a complete air-head most of the time–until she (and yes it was a female mage) needed to act. I really enjoyed that character. I figured out the “missing person” but also wanted to include a character who appeared scatterbrained but wasn’t,  and I wanted a story about one of the simple pleasures and biggest treasures of life: Friendship.




4 thoughts on “2017-February’s Spotlight

  1. If I had to pick one Aldura story as my favorite, FRIENDS would be the one. The story leaves you with the reminder of how precious friends are in our lives.

    • 🙂 And I’ve had reason to realize the truth of how precious friends are this past year 🙂
      Thanks for stopping by.

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