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From the book The Last Vhalgenn by Kayelle Allen.

The Last Vhalgenn #scifi #fantasy by Kayelle Allen @kayelleallen

The Last Vhalgenn

The Last Vhalgenn #scifi #fantasy by Kayelle Allen @kayelleallen The Last Vhalgenn is the first of a new series set in the Colonies of Man, by Kayelle Allen.

Duty to king and country has shaped Raik’s life since birth, but to protect them, she must betray all she holds sacred.

The Vhalgenn is a warrior, bedmate, soulmate, companion, and friend. Trusted by the king. Hated by the queen. To save the newborn prince, the Vhalgenn will risk her position, her honor, and death itself to appease the faerii, and honor the Old Ways. But when she takes the newborn prince to the queen’s homeland for a ritual blessing, she discovers a betrayal so deep the kingdom — and her heart — might never recover.

The Last Vhalgenn

This fantasy/scifi book finaled for a Fantasy EPIC eBook Award (then called EPPIE) in 2008 in the anthology A Time To… Volume 1 – The Best of The Lorelei Signal 2006, from Wolfsinger Publications. That version is now out of print.

Universal book link – buy from your favorite store: https://books2read.com/u/mYgNnp

Take a Behind the Scenes peek at The Last Vhalgenn. https://kayelleallen.com/media/tlv-behindthescenes.pdf  (Read how to send this sample to your Kindle)

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Sci Fi, Space Opera and Fantasy by Kayelle Allen

Notidisia and its moons (from the Tour of the Tarthian Empire)

Welcome to the Science Fiction, Space Opera and Fantasy section of the site!

You'll find books in this area contain Science Fiction, Space Opera or Fantasy settings or themes, without a romance story. Some stories might have minor romantic elements (a spouse, partner, lover). However, the romantic relationship is part of a minor sub-plot and not the main focus of the story.

SCI FI, FANTASY, SPACE OPERA

Books in this section feature settings and concepts that contain Science Fiction, Space Opera, or Fantasy.

Gates of Life Series

Set in the same timeframe as other books but in the central part of the galaxy. These are standalone books but characters may cross over.

Trailing Kaiwulf

Travel to a godforsaken planet on the outskirts of space. Check. Hold intrusive military goons at bay. Check. Find an invisible man in a different dimension. Check. Finish the vacation TRAIL jerked you back from to do it? Easier said than done.

Yanked back from their first vacation in ages, Jee and Dane get handed a top priority mission. The pay is better than they've earned before as agents for the Trace, Rescue, and Identification League. After this, they might not need jobs. They're the best there is, and the item, person, or secret hasn't been invented that these two can't recover. Until now. After all, how do you find an invisible man in another dimension? The archaeologist in charge can't afford this fee, and neither can the military. So the real question is who -- or what -- is behind the request to trail Kaiwulf?

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The Last Vhalgenn

Last of her kind, a companion bred to serve the king. Duty and honor burn in her blood. When the queen begs for a secret blessing to save the prince, the Vhalgenn must answer, but at what cost?

If she risks her position, her honor and her life to protect the queen's child, she must also risk her heart... #Fantasy Click To Tweet

Terran Crescent Series

Books in this category are in the same timeframe as other books but take place in a different part of the galaxy known as the Terran Crescent.

Human Perfect

Christa hates androids.

The texture of plastiflesh skin and the non-smell of the animate machines jars her senses. Don't get her started on robots, or worse -- the andys that look human.

When she runs into a Humancopy agent, she shares dinner with him and it soon becomes apparent he is not what he seems.

Christa must decide whether he's a trustworthy human, a Human Perfect android, or something she never, ever considered.

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A 7-7 Post (Game of Sevens) WIP: Return of the Vhalgenn #amwriting

Return of the Vhalgenn

Return of the Vhalgenn

I was tagged on Facebook for the Game of Sevens and decided to bring it here. I was supposed to go to page 7 or 77 of my latest manuscript, then go down 7 lines, copy the text, and post the next 7 sentences. Mine is from Return of the Vhalgenn (sequel to The Last Vhalgenn).

Knowing what comes before and after, it’s surprising how well those sentences reveal the plot. But first, here’s what the book is about.

Return of the Vhalgenn
When the sacred site where Kierhe’s people worship turns out to be a portal to another dimension, he must decide whether to release the Fae, or keep them imprisoned as the gods he’s come to love.

Kierhe grew up hearing stories of Qarth, dragons, and venturing into the dreaded Denauerman Flats. As one of the famed Fae Guides, he makes a living guiding pilgrims from all parts of Qarth and Kellindahr to worship at the Gates of Life, and showing them how to pass their children beneath them as the Fae commanded. So when outsiders want to dig up the Gates and release the Fae, Kierhe straps on his sword and prepares for war. The summer solstice is imminent, when the veil is thin. The Fae have talked to Kierhe in the past, and he worships them. [pq]What will releasing the gods unleash?[/pq] Should he ask the king for an army to force the enemy from the holy site, or allow them to stay? What if they destroy all he holds sacred?

Theena is also a Fae Guide, and she’s as good a fighter as Kierhe. His ego gets him into scrapes, while Theena tends toward cautious. With Kierhe in charge, there’s bound to be a fight before long. He persuades better with fists and swords than he does with words. Hopefully, Theena’s level head can keep them out of war. If only Kierhe could see she’s a woman as well, but with the Fae popping up unannounced, and an enemy threatening everything they hold sacred, love will have to wait.

Intro to Kierhe:
As a newborn, Kierhe Dahryc Loc Ohra clan Draig was “passed through the gates” — a sacred rite that protects children and provides a blessing from the Fae. His Aunt Raik was responsible for taking him to complete the ritual. He bears an ivy tattoo on his chest, proclaiming his loyalty to the King of Qarth and Kellindahr, and against the “Treacherous Queen” who was beheaded not long after Kierhe was born. Unknown to Kierhe, the queen was his mother, and everything he has been reared to believe is a lie.

Here is my actual “7/7” portion of Return of the Vhalgenn. Kierhe is recalling a moment in his childhood when he saw one of the mystical Fae.
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His Aunt Raik had told him the old tales of dragons raiding south out of the northern wastelands, gliding over the plains and calling up storms with their songs.
She’d filled his head with stories of crossing the forbidden Denauerman Flats, venturing into the mountains, and riding for days, lost and dazed.
He hadn’t believed any of it until that moment.
Seeing the Fae standing there before him somehow made every tall tale he’d ever heard seem possible.
The hair on the back of Kierhe’s neck stood straight up.
Kierhe and the Fae regarded one another for a long moment.
The Fae turned to look over his shoulder, as if checking to see where Kierhe had been looking.

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The Last Vhalgenn

The Last Vhalgenn

This book is underway and should be completed soon. Its prequel is The Last Vhalgenn (featuring Kierh’s Aunt Raik).
Duty to king and country has shaped Raik’s life since birth, but to protect them, she must perform a ritual that betrays all she holds sacred.
Available exclusively on Amazon http://bit.ly/SciFiFantasy_Vhalgenn

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