Category Archives: Mahataa

Part 2: Reaching the Liu Chiu’s

                  Having journeyed for more than ten days in the Chinese junk, the Magician continued his way on the open sea. The tiny vessel was equipped with a small sail, and his sleeping area had only a little rectangular patch of fabric that served as protection from the sun. The currents were not in his favor, […]

COURT MAGICIAN’S ESCAPE: EMPEROR & MAGICIAN

Past midnight, the Magician, realizing what he must do, stealthily slipped out of his cell and bolted up the stone wall that bordered the palace, leapt to the ground on the other side and took one of the guard’s horses, and fled to the port. A small junk had been quickly procured and secretly prepared […]

SECOND & THIRD CAPTAINS: EMPEROR & MAGICIAN

As he made his way to his quarters, he bumped into the Captain of the failed second expedition who practically knocked him down. The Third Captain reeled back from the crash and almost lost his balance as he instinctively caught hold of the man who spoke with a slur from having drunk too much local […]

EXCERPT: PAST LIFE DREAM : EMPEROR & MAGICIAN

That night the Emperor gasped wide-eyed from an eerie dream he’d had for four consecutive nights. The dream felt more vivid than ever before. Gulping for air, he yelled for his Court Magician. “It is just a nightmare, sir,” consoled the trusty Magician, who rushed into the Emperor’s chambers disheveled since it was the middle […]

CONCUBINE LADY FEIYAN (EMPEROR & MAGICIAN)

CONCUBINE LADY FEIYAN   The Concubine Lady Feiyan slipped into the Emperor’s chambers carrying a piece of paper. Her blue silk gown and her hair in curls like clouds on top of her head made her a ravishing sight. She had slipped in to ease his depressed feelings knowing he had been unhappy for some […]