Kickstarter posted up this extract from Over the Blood-Dark Sea. It's a perfect reminder of what Jamie and I always wanted the Fabled Lands to be - a dazzling tapestry of adventure where you're constantly finding hints, clues, information or items that point to quests elsewhere in the books.
`In the great forests of that southern land known as Ankon-Konu
abide creatures whose like is not found elsewhere at any part of the
world. In the higher branches there are fungi that can float on the warm
breezes and ensnare monkeys and birds. With my own eyes I beheld a
man slain by the crimson moss which can grow in great swathes
overnight, suffocating the unwary. In leafy groves as dark as caverns I
met with men whose eyes were like great jewels atop their heads.
There are insects as hard and bright as glass, large as a man's fist, and
monkeys with the morals of a Metriciens street-thug. But strangest of
all are the creatures that give Ankon-Konu the name by which mariners
commonly know it. These creatures are the plumed flying fish of the
jungle, and the name by which the continent is thus called is the
"Not all authorities agree," says the librarian, looking over your
shoulder. "I have heard other, quite different, accounts of that land."
I don't need to tell you about the current Kickstarter campaign by Megara Entertainment to open up the continent of Ankon-Konu. There's a tab in the sidebar to the right there if you want to back it. And if you did already, then on Megara's behalf I thank you. The campaign is swiftly sailing towards excitement and thrills in exotic climes, and all with your help.