an offbeat fantasy trilogy
City of the Watcher, Book One
When teenage stoner Aleck stumbles through an interdimensional portal, he finds himself in the magical half-ruined city of Melkhaios. He befriends a fire-breathing wolf, a shapeshifter from the forest, and a desert warrior-priest whose prophecies claim that Aleck can help free the land from a tyrannical sorcerer. Too stunned and curious to resist, he lets them drag him on their quest. What’s the worst that could happen…?
Time Traveling Blues
City of the Watcher, Book Two
When Aleck, all grown up, unexpectedly finds himself back in Melkhaios, he discovers — as sometimes happens with interdimensional travel — that he’s gone back in time, arriving sometime before he did as a boy. Aleck’s obsession to change his past kicks into high gear. Unfortunately, changing history is easier said than done….
City of the Watcher, Book Three
“Bring war material with you from home; but forage on the enemy. Thus the army will have food enough for its needs.”
— Sun Tzu, The Art of War, II:9