Long ago, the Makers nailed the World Serpent to a great disc, creating the Wheel.
Ever since, the people of the Wheel have prayed for the Makers to return.
Now their prayers are
answered. But not in the way they expect…
The centaurs of Deica's village
didn't know what to make of the strange infant born with two
legs and no tail. She grew up an outcast; the only bright spot
in her life her extraordinary gift with the bow. But when a
Serpent attacks her village, Deica flees, beginning a dangerous
journey to the center of the Wheel, a journey that will bring
her face to face with who she really is and what it means to
The Archer's Flight is the first book in the Wheel series. It was originally told as an interactive storygame on the City of IF web site.
Inside This Book
Sentence: To reach him she crossed half the Wheel—walking, slithering on her belly as a snake, taking to wing
in dragon-form when she dared...Read the first page
Browse Sample Pages:
Front Cover | Introduction | Prologue | Chapter One
Here's what others are saying about "The Archer's Flight"
(selected reviews taken from Amazon.com):
"A rich and engaging story that is a pleasure to be immersed in."
complete reviews on Amazon.com
"An extraordinary book, a fast paced, thrilling, fantasy novel."
"Never a dull moment. The characters are all well thought out."
"An imaginatively envisaged and richly detailed world awaits inside the pages of The Archer's Flight...Definitely recommended for fans of epic fantasies, this story promises to remain one of the more intelligent and unexpected tales of the genre."
"A thrilling adventure from beginning to end...A fantastic journey that satisfies the reader while simultaneously imparting a desire for more."
More About the Wheel
The Wheel is a set of related storygames
set in a fantasy world. In addition to The Archer's Flight,
it includes The Lion's Word,
another published novella, and the following web storygames:
Twin Prince - a rich prince discovers the lies and secrets of his father
Machine's Daughter - a young girl is forced to find
her identity in world of machines
White Queen - the queen of a dying people defends her
last sacred spot
Ram - a slave overthrows his masters and teaches his
people to fight
Fish that Walked - a prince dreams his life away, until
his island home is invaded
You can also view two Flash movies
about the Wheel (click here to get
Macromedia Flash) or read the world background: