A Dystopian Feel-Good Novel? Welcome to MagicLand.
“Bastille’s debut artfully combines magic, technology, and romance” — Publishers Weekly
Kirkus Reviews calls MagicLand from New York Publishing House Morgan James Publishing, “A bracing dystopian tale that deftly mixes magic, evolution, and romance.”
Feathered Quill says, “Bastille’s deftly-wrought prose is nothing short of sublime. The vivid world-building of artificial intelligence and magical creatures is breathtaking.”
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The MagicLand Chronicles
☛ The MagicLand Chronicles☚ is a collection of free web-based stories taking place during the 2,000-year MagicLand timeline.
The MagicLand Chronicles feature characters who do not appear in the novel MagicLand. The plots are also completely independent of the novel.
How many MagicLand Chronicles might there be over the next few years?
The possibilities are endless. A lot can happen in a 2,000-year timeline.
These are all free on Medium (but there is a free reading limit on Medium if you are not a member).
Click or tap one of the links below to read one.
The Dragons Amongst Us
There are some who say that there is a third species. Not of Gath. Not of Moria.
Triage — Part One
A young woman returns home after the Third Eradication. Let the magic begin.
The Fires of Easterly
When I see the glows in the Easterly realm, I wonder if a firestarter like me gassed up some old industrial waste and created a fire that will never end.
The First Reckless
There are some places augmented humans are not supposed to go.
The Death of Charlie Hollywood
His death brings new life into her world.
The Behavior Scale
If you think credit scores are problematic, wait until you see this.
The Graft Queen
He sliced the head clean off the Gath. Why didn’t it grow back?
Where Is MagicLand?
Stories of a land of magic abound. But are they real?
The House of Nadab
Welcome to our house, where you choose how to die
There’s an App for That
The beings move at the speed of light, even when they are perfectly still.
Mary Catches Fire for Free
The Gath had nearly destroyed us. Then along came Mary.
A ghost hunts for prey in the new land of Magic
The Cesspool Mermaid
She was living in a small shallow pond full of toxic waste.
Some say magic began to appear before Old Earth fell.
It’s her kitchen. She can do what she wants.
The War Dogs of Lamar
May the best beasts win.
Welcome to You+
It’s time for a new, augmented YOU!
The Return of Pee Wee Secaucus
A lawyer discovers the gift of magic
NEW! The Dragons of Sierra
Will a new menace alter the conflict between magicians and augmented humans?
NEW! The Cutting