Pledge to Justice

Pledge to Justic

There’ll be bloodshed, I swear it.Not a hint of mercy.There’ll be no solace.If history is doomed to repeat,This will be my price for peace,War, squall, and conflict.For the love you’ve stolen,From the innocence you’ve ridden and left behind.I’ll bring a wrath wrapped in poison.This is my promise, my word, my truth.  *** My hands are … Continue reading Pledge to Justice

Texas author & entrepreneur, Mark A. Alvarez II, to launch his debut novel “Dutybound” as a summer release

Dutybound: Light Wings Epic Vol. 1

"Dutybound" is a coming-of-age, dark fantasy novel providing a social commentary on the absence of empathy and altruism and rediscovering faith that's long been lost. Light Wings Epic Vol. 1 coming June 22nd, 2021 As long as there is light, there is hope. This sentiment and more abound in author Mark A. Alvarez’s debut novel, … Continue reading Texas author & entrepreneur, Mark A. Alvarez II, to launch his debut novel “Dutybound” as a summer release

Driving Fantasy with a Message with Mark Alvarez on the Books and Authors Podcas‪t‬

Fantasy With A Message

Authors in Focus with James Reid A couple months ago, I appeared on a the 'Authors In Focus' podcast with author James Reid. It was my first live interview so needless to say, I was nervous. Oh so, so nervous. Especially when it came to speaking with other writers.No matter how much I prepared, I … Continue reading Driving Fantasy with a Message with Mark Alvarez on the Books and Authors Podcas‪t‬

Character Profile: Leocadio Feral, Sir of Pinea

Leo Feral Lamassu

[pullquote align=center] "I've been fighting my whole life, training to protect my land and my people... I was taught to think for myself." - Dutybound, pg. 176 [/pullquote] Cool and collective, Leocadio "Leo" Feral, is the noble sir of Pinea, Moz's former rival and neighbor to the north. Turmoil has existed between the Sanoon and … Continue reading Character Profile: Leocadio Feral, Sir of Pinea

Duty’s Bane: an excerpt from Dutybound

Duty's Bane

The gates of the manor were flooded with lights as multitudes of people traveled the roads. It took about a sixteenth of the Mozian military to securely lay passage for the relatively minuscule number of nobles invited to the party, as waves of commoners gathered there, ever hopeful. To witness a moment of luxury beyond … Continue reading Duty’s Bane: an excerpt from Dutybound