Month: February 2018
The Geography of Hexborn
Every high fantasy novel needs a map, right? Unfortunately, I am not the most visually inventive person. So, when it came time to devise a realm for my latest story, I decided to base it on a region I know. It worked for Tolkien, right? Let’s learn a little about Bryn, Hexborn’s imaginary kingdom.
The rain had washed the air clean, and the view from the dock took Shiloh’s breath away even more than the corset already had. The Bay stretched out in front of them, and the hills and buildings of the City were bathed in morning light on the other side of the water. A few islands poked up out of the blue, capped by lighthouses. The two great lighthouses were clearly visible, the one on the City side and its twin on the Gate side.
She’d read about their construction in one of Edmun’s…
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