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Sunday, 19 April 2015

Battle stations!

The armour is a couple of centuries too new for my
chosen period,but when it comes to free battle pics
there's not much available for the late C12!



Yikes!
 
It's just hit me that the deadline for The Cloak of Challiver, book two of The Talismans, is fast approaching and I still have a Big Battle Scene to write! This means deciding who can live and who must die. (A chance to play god - woo hoo!) I shall have to kill off quite a few people to make room for the new cast coming up in book three, when (spoiler!) we'll have a princess with a pet dragon as the main character. I don't like killing off my characters, because I love them, and I know a lot of readers do, too, but a handful is going to have to go. 

On a brighter note, I'm looking forward to seeing what the very talented Marieke Ormsby comes up with as a cover for The Cloak of Challiver. If it's half as lovely as the one she designed for The Dagger of Dresnia, it will be utterly gorgeous!

2 comments:

Jo said...

I don't like the sound of that. George R.R. Martin is always killing off his characters.

Satima Flavell said...

Yes,I reckon he kills more characters than necessary, Jo. I'll be more conservative than GRRM! But a few are going to have to go in the interest of the over-arching plot of the trilogy.

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