Random Magic Tour: Pirates! The Parting Glass

Well, this is the end of the Random Magic Tour: Pirates! I’ll say some more words down below during the parting post, but first – for anyone who would like to still check out the posts from all the contributors now or in future, I’ve linked up as many of the posts as possible in the tour schedule to make it easier to find.

Today’s the wrap day for Random Magic Tour: Pirates! (May
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Random Magic Tour Pirates! Feature: Pirate Lairs Part I – Tortuga

This is somewhat of a long post and unfortunately I may not be able to post up a review (we’ll see, it might be hitting close to the deadline, but we’ll see) with the blog tour so I’m going to be breaking up Pirate Lairs into three parts and posting it over the day, followed by a pirate game and another feature. First up is Tortuga, enjoy!

Feature: Pirate Lairs: Tortuga, Port Royal, New Providence and the
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Review: Bandits by L.M Preston

Daniel’s father has gotten himself killed and left another mess for Daniel to clean up. To save his world from destruction, he must fight off his father’s killers while discovering a way to save his world.

Time is running out, and Daniel must choose to either walk in his father’s footsteps or to reinvent himself into the one to save his world.

Review

As I was reading Bandits by L.M. Preston, I found myself repeatedly wondering about the visual aspects of her mind throughout and thinking how she not only has quite the imagination, but the skill to share it.

One of the main reasons I found why I could read Bandits is because of the images she weaves, the creatures and world she created, and how they all work together. I have a healthy respect for a writer who can create a whole new world with creatures you’ve never heard of and have it all fit in together. People can come up with all sorts of environments, but that doesn’t mean that environment’s ecosystem is sound or logical, and I felt that Preston’s worlds were logical without having to go into thorough explanation. Continue reading