Every night Benita dreams. She envisions her home is a beautiful city of clean, silver buildings. She dreams of a queen banished for not sharing the secret of her powers. And when she wakes, nothing she sees matches what she envisioned. The city she lives in is crowded with trash and debris, and the structures are covered with thick grime. She must decide what's more real: the world she has known since birth, that she can touch and see, or the world she dreams, that she feels with her heart.
It is amazing how little it takes to sell away your soul. Ten dollars and 50 cents. That's all it took to purchase some graphics and bold fonts and 200 neon fliers from the copy store. Each invites the regulars and tourists alike to the community stage to the east of the market. There, at sundown, they are promised a show beyond their imagination.
"This should be on everyone's MUST LISTEN!"
The padded footsteps of a white tiger pass a servant girl in the hallway of an Arabian palace. The prince's toys rise up to defend him from a band of mercenaries. A sinister man takes control of the palace while the Sultan is away...but what is his purpose? Another of Raver's tales of hidden magic, The Enchantress is a short story that takes the listener to a fictional land and into the mind of a mysterious young woman.
Flight Moon was once the prized dragon of Gorusk. Swift and fearless, she oversaw Shirr's army with deadly beauty. But a dragon is never subservient to a human, even if he is the banished king of the Black Waste. Her plans to assassinate Shirr are thwarted. Barely able to escape, Flight Moon flees to Arnith.