Reinard Artego the Third is the last of his clan, a Faro running from his world after the death of his Segal. He takes refuge on Egara, working at a porneo, where no one would ever expect to find a Faro.
Galen just moved to the Hephaestus Isles, accepting a job offer from his friend. The only issue is the offer comes with a house already taken by a Faro.
When the Egaro and the Faro meet, cultures collide. Reinard fears his new roommate's sexual appetites, while Galen is amazed at Reinard's standoffish attitude toward him. For a week's time, the two will have to deal with each other. Or at least try not to kill each other.
The Doors between worlds have presented Derry Hamlyn and his boyfriend Cally with a mystery: what happened to the advanced civilization that created them so long ago? In this third adventure through the Doors, Derry and Cally, along with Derry’s granddad, Mike Hamlyn, set out with the aid of Difris and Nyf, two artificial intelligences working to solve the mystery, to explore the Door system further in the hopes of learning more about the vanished builders...
Alex Walker is your average Kid, he loves computers and conspiracy theories. On a normal Saturday, he and his brother are wrenched from their lives and hidden in an underground bunker for six months. Alex must find out why he and the other children have been put down there and survive to emerge from the bunker. With strange happenings and a saboteur, Alex has his hands full with the group of teens he must now lead.
Brian Hayes just finished greeting the last trick-or-treater to come to his house when he decides to go outside to see if anyone pulled any pranks. At that point, he sees two more trick-or-treaters in the distance, and the next thing he remembers is that he’s waking up on the ground two hours later. After coming to, he struggles to learn what had happened during those missing two hours. (Halloween story)
Four prestigious all-boys schools and four couples, one pair representing each school, on one giant majestic campus and read as their individual stories and destinies unfold before each other and intertwine.
It's nearing the Fourth of July when Charlie and Kip get a jolt of bad news: something has happened to their friends! And off they go on a rescue mission...and a learning experience with new magics, that has all of them reeling!