Explore the Cast of Characters in Our Evolving Fantasy/Science Fiction Story

A world of elves, dwarves, trolls, ogres, goblins, and where the laws of science have been skewed. It will take an archaelogist from Earth’s future with his trusty — and now fairly sarcastic computer — who’s having difficulty convincing anyone that he doesn’t do magic, to find his way back home. He is discovering the truths of this work as he seeks his way back home — when the world around him seems to have other plans…

Welcome to the World of Highmage’s Plight: Where his Plight can become your own! In this world the fate of humanity rests in your hands.

Become a member of Highmage’s Plight/DHR2Believe, at the Exclusive Character Member Level and choose your favorite available character from our growing cast, who we get to know and meet in Highmage’s Plight, an online experimental evolving novel series. Depending on your annual membership level, you can participate in the creative writing of this exciting and dramatic epic, , suggest new directions in the story, dialog, or actions you feel they should take, even help develop future chapters in the saga.

The site is in a Soft Launch Phase, open to all visitors. However, the debut is approaching – soon to be announced, participants will need to become members in order to access all our features, made possible through Basic membership will be offered as a promotional membership for readers with purchase of the forthcoming ebook edition of Highmage’s Plight.

Cast of Characters

If you have signed up for Register Exclusive Character Membership or Registered Author Level (which includes an Exclusive Character – possibly of your own creation in the Highmage’s Plight “universe”) of our annual membership, you have the right to choose your favorite from the available cast of characters.

These characters are all integral parts of the vast sweep of Elvin/Human history in the Empire and beyond that appear in the Highmage’s Plight, online evolving series. Your choice and your membership level will determine what role you and/or your character play in that story.

The Future of the Novel

At Highmage’s Plight/, we believe in people and creativity. We have already assembled these materials to get this online novel off the ground. Having worked in the publishing field, we know what the problems are and have an “novel” approach for where reading a book can go in the future. And should this site take off, know that we will also help support the members of and nonprofit organizations.

Dare to Believe!

Barry Nove is D.H. Aire’s partner in the experiment. Over the course of a conversation about the future of where publishing seems to be going, and being a fan and “closet” writer like D.H., Barry suggested that D.H. offer the Highmage’s Plight series online. He responded, “Yeah, right, and how am I supposed to do that? You’re the organizer here, not me.” Hence, DHR’s staff went into action. Barry asks only, “Hey, this is an experiment, all suggestions for improvement are welcome.” Barry Nove’s published urban fantasy short stories also appear in Separate Worlds’ Flights of Fantasy, Vol. 1, his story Immortal State will appear in the debut issue of Atomic Avarice (September 2012), and his story Nowhere to Go But Mars will appear in the forthcoming Zharmae Anthology (trade paperbook, February 2012).

Recent Review:

Flights of Fantasy was a very interesting read for me. It was past, present, and future. It was fantasy and reality. it was child-like but adult. The stories changed so much from one to another but wove together beautifully. The authors have a unique writing style that is very entertaining. I highly recommend Flights of Fantasy to all readers with a keen sense of adventure. Kudos to Mr. Aire and Mr. Nove. You did well.”

                Michael D’Ambrosio, Author/screenwriter – Fractured Time

Darkness welled, shattering the image, as a voice shouted across the depths of darkness. “FIND HIM! DESTROY HIM OR ALL MY PLANS WILL BE IN RUINS!”

The other voice whispered softly, ‘You will come. Answers you shall have. You are the cusp of paradox and the only hope for my world.’

George physically shook, feeling as if part of him had been ripped in half. “What’s happening to me?”

This time there was no answer.

End Opening Story – Highmage’s Plight… Next installment: The Shephard of Winome

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