Born in Egypt, Xan (Alexand Medani) was told by his mother, that his father was an Irish immigrant, who left her before he was born. He enjoyed a happy childhood, as despite her youth, his mother adored him. Unfortunately when he was seven, Egypt was declared a death camp, by the military. Xan’s mother managed to smuggle him across the Red Sea, to Saudi Arabia. They were separated on the journey and Xan never saw her again. As an orphan, Xan lead a nomadic life, wandering across country, never staying in one place for too long. He tended farms, begged and found food and shelter whenever he could. At the age of thirteen, whilst working on an apple farm in Iran, he began to lose his hair. The owners of the farm saw this as a bad omen, and he was chased away and told not to come back. Hungry and frightened, the teenager wandered the land trying to hide his alopecia from people. CLICK HERE for next chronological story.
Unbound Boxes Limping Gods: Disconnected Stories. Issue # 108: Xan Medani Part 2
October 23, 2013 by cherylmoore
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Coming soonForthcoming releases, Issue 278: Amanojuko Immortalis Part 2 (Wednesday 18th January) Issue 279: Amanojuko Immortalis Part 3 (Wednesday 25th January) Issue 280: Day 2 (Wednesday 1st February) Issue 281: Anesidor Sumian Part 3 (Wednesday 8th February) Issue 282: Amanojuko Immortalis Part 4 (Wednesday 15th February) Issue 283: Amanojuko Immortalis Part 5 (Wednesday 22nd February) Issue 284: Amanojuko Immortalis Part 6 (Wednesday 1st March) Issue 285: Amanojuko Immortalis Part 7 (Wednesday 8th March) Issue 286: Amanojuko Immortalis Part 8 (Wednesday 15th March) Issue 287: Amanojuko Immortalis Part 9 (Wednesday 22nd March) Issue 288: Amanojuko Immortalis Part 10 (TBA) Issue 289: Amanojuko 17 (TBA) Issue 290: Amanojuko Immortalis Part 11 (TBA) Issue 291: Filius Anderson Part 2 (TBA) Issue 292: Alexand Merek Part 17 (TBA) Issue 293: Jarad Vijay Part 6 (TBA) Issue 294: Heyem Merek Part 11 (TBA) Issue 295: Anesidor Sumian Part 5 (TBA) Issue 296: Jarad Vijay Part 7 (TBA) Issue 297: Alexand Merek Part 18 (TBA) Issue 298: Jarad Vijay Part 8 (TBA) Issue 299: The Unbound Box Part 4 (TBA) Issue 300: The Unbound Box Part 5 (TBA) Issue 301: The Limping Gods (TBA) Issue 302: The Secret War (TBA) Issue 303: Afterlife Part 3 (TBA) Issue 304: The Secret War Part 2 (TBA) Issue 305: Afterlife Part 4 (TBA) Issue 306: The Secret War Part 3 (TBA) and Issue 307: The Secret War Part 4 (TBA)
What is this?Unbound Boxes Limping Gods is the first in a series of speculative fiction manuscripts. These short stories feature some of the characters in a time set before the novels.
So many stories! Where do I begin?Go to the Story timelines tab at the top, and you can read all the stories in order of time. You'll find them gradually connecting together.
About The Characters
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The blurb for Unbound Boxes Limping Gods(Set in 4041, the first book begins on Christmas Island, Japan.) Alexand Merek is a woman who treasures "Bad Things," and delights in music. She has done something stupid, placing those she loves in danger. Women like her are not welcome in the ordinary world, where women who play piano and dance with wives are placed into, "The Bad Thing Box." Alexand must fight to bring her lost family back together to save them from an unimaginable fate. (If you would like to see this book published, please press the follow button. The writer gives life to a story, but the reader keeps it alive.)
This is for you Dad.My stories and my world are dedicated to you, Dad. You died before I was old enough to know who you were. I will try to find you in my stories, to go to places far away from this world, to search for you. Maybe one day I'll know you again. Until then I'll keep writing. I'll never forget you. Cheryl
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