This page collects my side stories, one-shots and other random detours through the Marchverse. Friendship, Attraction and A Gift of Naming are set a couple of hundred years before the other Marchverse books, while Fletcher Ace is set a hundred years after.
Contains: A girl struggling with amatonormativity, a dragon who exits to comment on the strange relationship rules and assumptions had by humans.
Length: 993 words / 4 PDF pages.
Contains: A girl smushing hard on another girl, further dragon commentary on humanity’s absurd tendency to assign behaviours to relationship types.
Length: 989 words / 4 PDF pages.
Even in the best of circumstances, it’s no easy thing to tell the parent who named you that your name no longer fits.
Contains: A genderless gardener wishing for a name that better describes hir and the trans mother who knows that such gifts should never become obligations.
Length: 1200 words / 4 PDF pages.
Note: A stand-alone short story about a brand-new character.
Contains: A library in some disarray; a young magician on a quest; a dragon reflecting on hir past human attendants; and a mythology celebrating the similarities between dragons and autistics.
Length: 4, 047 words / 12 PDF pages.
Note: A Patreon exclusive.
An expensive education and a growing eldritch library hasn’t helped Fletcher Ace, local witch, end the drought gripping the town of Shadowdale. The town council may have a better solution than waiting on hir magic, one that involves the selling of romance to people “out there”, but Fletch isn’t prepared for just how it will involve hir…
Contains: The ultimate collection of a-spec pun character names, lots of purple and green, a genderqueer witch who doesn’t mean to drive hir kin up the wall, a quest that exists for future snark on the subject of amatonormativity, a little relationship anarchy and capital-F family.
Length: 7, 549 words.
Note: A stand-alone piece set a hundred years after The King of Gears and Bone.