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Announcement: New Comic Coming from Outland Entertainment!

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Alethea Kontis on Imposter Syndrome

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Announcements: HATH NO FURY Has Arrived in the US!

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Fairies with Dark Faces by I.L. Cruz

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Announcement: Launching New Transmedia World, VIKINGVERSE

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The Secret Origin of “Daughter of Sorrow” by Maurice Broaddus

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Knaves Has Funded, and Then Some!

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You Like Me Because I’m a Scoundrel

I remember watching Phantom Menace in the movie theater wondering what the movie was missing. There was awesome Jedi action (and way better choreography than the original trilogy). The music was fantastic. Tatooine looked pretty much the same, and pod racing was...

WARLOCKS

SYNOPSIS:
The evil warlock Azeroth has emerged from the Amazon and come to New York City in the body of Jeff and Kate’s explorer dad. David Patrick recalls his own former existence as Tamir Moonstar, a wizard from another planet who has tried to stop in the past to stop Azeroth from taking over the earth. Azeroth ends up turning Moonstar to his side, killing Jeff, Kate and many others, before being stopped by an old Amazonian sorcerer with the aid of Hotachi and Homer.

CHARACTERS:
Jeff — A young blonde boy, the younger brother of Kate

Kate — Along with her younger brother Jeff, she is looking for their dad in the Amazon. She has chin-length blonde hair

Toomai — A sorcerer’s apprentice from the Amazon, who has the ability to turn into a panther.

Azeroth, the Alien Warlock — A demonic being that has taken over the body of Jeff and Kate’s father. Two horns protrude from his forehead, and he feeds on human flesh.

David Patrick/Tamir Moonstar — David is an aspiring writer living in Greenwich Village. Bizarre dreams make him realize that he was an alien wizard, Tamir Moonstar, in his past life.

Heartmoon — Azeroth’s lady who has long dark hair and is able to control things with her mind. She works on advanced weaponry.

Hotachi Kimura — A young samurai.

Homer Bently — An old soldier how travels with Hotachi.

Amazonian wizard —Toomai’s master, he is a wizened old sorcerer living in the Amazon.

Lee — One of three friends on holiday in the Amazon who are meeting up with Hotachi and Homer.

Simon — One of three friends on holiday in the Amazon who are meeting up with Hotachi and Homer.

Alex — One of three friends on holiday in the Amazon who are meeting up with Hotachi and Homer.