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Marked Update

Edits for Book #9, Marked, are underway.  The good news is that they’re relatively easy ones.  Back when I did my series on The Process, I mentioned that waiting for first-round edits can be a little stressful, since the edits … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #96

From: Gurndolf Hi Luna! I’ve got a question on the dream stones, do they have their own will? Can they influence their user? Thanks! In theory they’re supposed to be just focuses, which means they aren’t alive and they don’t … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #95

From: Svetli Hi, a fan from Bulgaria here. I wanted to ask how exactly did Alex got recognised as a full-fledged mage, after he escaped only as an apprentice from Drakh? So there are two ways for the Light Council … Continue reading

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Book 9 Update & UK Cover

The last two months of posts have been a solid block of Ask Lunas, but now that the backlog’s clear (or almost clear), here’s an update on Book 9! Alex Verus #9 is currently on step 4 of the publication … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #94

From: Stephanie Hi Luna. My thoughts are about Richard. I just this morning finished Bound, and I’m wondering if his magic is some kind of mind/time hybrid? Actually getting to see the fight also made me wonder if a mage … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #93

From: Matthew Shepherd hey Luna could i please get some clarification on how the monkeys paw could be freed. when Alex asked Arachne she said it had no body but didn’t clarify if alex could let it die or pass … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #92

From: Hrok Hi Luna! You mentioned in one of the other posts that no magic can raise the dead and that the closest it can get is a construct. My question is, how realistic can constructs get? Additionally, can someone … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #91

From: Peter Onion Dear Luna/Vesta, Congratulations on your Journeyman status 🙂 How is Alex coping with his new position on the Council ? I bet he’s learning more than he ever wanted to about th e Light Council ? 😉 … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #90

From: John Jones Am I totally off base in thinking that Richard Drakh may not be the villain he’s supposed to be? I recall that the three people most responsible for stopping the Nazis in WWII were Winston Churchill, Franklin … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #89

From: Pete Whilst “normals” are either unaware or not taken serious about magical society, is this the same case with governments? Is there some tacit co-operation between normal and magical authorities? Short answer is yes. Pretty much every government has … Continue reading

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