A teen boy and his Gay best friend spot a girl in the Agora one day, and the auburn youth falls head over heels -- much to his friend's surprise. A week later, the boy has a plan to meet her and sets it into action.
**This is an extended preview of my long poem on a classic subject. There are ten Parts to Hymenaios, or the Marriage of the God of Marriage, and this is the entirety of Part II. Please enjoy while I continue to prepare the other Parts for posting.**
Su Yin is eighteen, he is a foundling child, he is pretty, and he is a virgin. Unfortunately for him, this means he qualifies as his town's sacrifice, to protect them from the anger of the yaoguai who lives in the mountains. Su Yin is sent to his death in the high temple, but the demon he finds there has things other than death on his mind.
An attempt on his life, sends Yoshi Taimeng into a wild adventure across the Amana Empire as he fights to restore peace among his people and gather an army strong enough to save his mother, the Empress, from his treasonous uncle. He meets Midori Sanori, an heir to the Fier Clan. Midori teaches him the importance of love and how to use it to win a war.
After a very long journey, a samurai named, Tatsuro Myoki has stumbled across a community of innocents that simply want to live in peace and harmony with the world at large. However, when the 'blood gods' come to collect local citizens as tribute...this lone samurai must choose between leaving a life of death and murder behind, or using his unmatched skill to protect those he has come to care about!
Adlai Ben Yusuf the son of a humble carpenter, grew up in the village of Nazareth in the troubled land called Palestine. With with his brother Tavi and cousin Cephas he enjoyed the usual escapades and misadventures of a normal teenage boy. Whereas Adlai was scholarly and introspective his brother Tavi was an extrovert. He was a warrior, an adventurer and a womaniser; trouble followed him relentlessly. Being popular and well-loved, he was his father Yusuf''s favourite. Then suddenly a simple mistake occurred which was to have tragic and far-reaching consequences; consequences that have endured to the present day.
Lihai is a pickpocket. Kutanga is a respectable apprentice. Lihai's green-blue eyes captured Kutanga's heart the moment he looked upon them, but the mysterious boy he meets in the market hides something that endangers any who dare to love him. Loving another boy is of little consequence, but to love a Changeling is unforgivable to some.
It's a brand new day in the Nile delta, the sun is being pushed across the sky by a giant scarab beetle, and Anubis is bored. Luckily for him, there are plenty of distractions for a young god with a wandering eye. Unluckily, there are also responsibilities to be seen to, and the jackal headed god of the underworld has never been very good at denying himself what he really wants.
When Horus and his family leave the city of the Gods to travel up the Nile, Anubis resigns himself to being bored without the company of his oldest friend. He does not however plan on being awoken in the pitch black to discover that the sun has been accidentally sealed into a temple, and that he is the only one qualified to retrieve it. If only such quests were simple.
In ancient history, a chiseling king with an overbearing pride was stopped before he could gain immortality. Thousands of years later, he’s rising up again to fulfill his greed and this time six novice teenagers are chosen to end him and his evil ambitions. These teenagers will travel through time and mythological books to accomplish their goal and along the way they will find some dark secrets about that king and themselves.