This Issue’s Cover- 91

This Issue’s Cover- 91

This Issue’s Cover- 91 Alafair’s Ball of Destiny This issue’s cover is inspired by the latest episode of Michael Lockwood’s ongoing saga, A Puritan Voice. I liked the homemade Magic 8 Ball imitation so much I wanted one!...
Hot Off Ring of Fire Press!

Hot Off Ring of Fire Press!

Welcome to another edition of HOT Off the Ring of Fire Press! We have a bunch of new stuff for you this issue! Beginning October 1, we will be publishing a book a week. It's hard to keep saying that you're a small press when you are publishing 52 books a year, but we...
Flags of the World: The USE, Part 1

Flags of the World: The USE, Part 1

At the end of 1636, The United States of Europe is one of the largest and most powerful nations in Europe. Spanning from its borders with Burgundy and the Netherlands in the west, to its border with the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the east, the United States of...
The Aethers of Magdeburg, Part 2

The Aethers of Magdeburg, Part 2

Chapter 5   Later that evening, as they dined at the Thuringia Gardens in Grantville, Marcus watched as the girl ate with a gusto that reminded him of a horse with a feed bag. It was focused, contained, and nothing was wasted. Marcus found himself staring, not...
The Story So Far . . .

The Story So Far . . .

Welcome to another crazy rollercoaster ride putting out a magazine, a publishing house, and a major fan convention in the Age of the Pandemic. But think about what it must have been like in the 1630s and before, when pandemics swept Europe and the Middle East with...
There Oughta Be A Law

There Oughta Be A Law

Grantville Late 1635   Fenton Bowers left Maurice Tito's courtroom, his wife Nell next to him. their children ahead of them. Their children, now. Amanda and Jason had been grown, hadn't been in Grantville that Sunday. Had been left up-time. They were too old for...
A Puritan Voice, Part 6

A Puritan Voice, Part 6

Chapter 6 Lindenstruth   Dusk was falling in the German forest when Nicholas heard the faint strains of a complex tune on the evening breeze. Baird paused for a few moments and smiled, as though he were familiar with the music. He then nudged his horse into a...
The Rooster and The Spoon

The Rooster and The Spoon

Dora rushed into Danel's shop looking for her husband among the tubs of orange juice and crates of fruit. Deborah, their youngest daughter, did her best to keep up with her mother's fast pace. "Ah, there you are!" Dora found him talking to his foreman, Jörg Ruprecht....