In the Realm of Hope/Forever Never

Forever Never/The Dawn of Illusion by Cheryl Pennington copyright images and words 2014 While Dohman’s inhabitants are coming together, preparing for their future and sharing their gifts, those in the Realm are watching and waiting-and not all agendas are the same….. In the Realm of Hope Mor observed the new life on Inion’s world and enjoyed the rising sensations. So much energy, so much love! Perhaps this experiment would work after all. The only chink in Its joy was the dawning that the more that awareness was increased in the minds of physical life, the less tuned in the humans’ … Continue reading In the Realm of Hope/Forever Never

Into Espera/Forever Never

She heard the voices of its family in the distance, crying out for their share; but the leader of this pack was not having Una Tonto for its meal. The wolf crept behind her at a safe distance, sneering at her as she backed away and into the safety of the village. The others watched the final steps of her terror walk, and as they closed in around her she fainted onto to the ground. Continue reading Into Espera/Forever Never

Out of the Caves/Forever Never

Forever Never/The Dawn of Illusion by Cheryl Pennington copyright photos and written work 2014 As Eolas and Laoch make the final journey into the unexplored land where the strange and endless smoke spirals up towards the heavens;  the females of Espera prepare for their arrival, unaware of just who is coming. Meanwhile, the Sorceress and Eagna find themselves entertaining the curious males from the land of caves, searching souls who will reveal their own secrets before the sun sets on Domhan again; but the knowledge will only add to the mystery that is unfolding on their peaceful world…. Out of … Continue reading Out of the Caves/Forever Never

Pleased to Meet You

Forever Never/The Dawn of Illusion by Cheryl Pennington copyright 2014 As the Sorceress works to regain her composure, the new arrivals carry on in their usual bickering fashion.  Who are these strange males, where did they come from, and-more importantly-what is their intent as they wander across Domhan? Pleased to Meet You “Did Eolas send you here?” the irritated Sorceress questioned, looking from one to the other, waiting for a response, and not caring at all who answered.   Both of them looked quizzically at each other, then stared, open-mouthed, at the Sorceress. They shrugged in an ‘I don’t know’ fashion … Continue reading Pleased to Meet You

A Sorceress’s Adventure

Forever Never/The Dawn of Illusion by Cheryl Pennington copyright 2014 As Eolas and Laoch make their way to the source of the endless smoke spirals, The Sorceress accompanies Eagna back to her home. They will find more than rest and comfort on the morrow as their circle grows to include more of Domhan’s living essence. A Sorceress’s Tale Ignoring Eolas’ advice to make the trip slowly, Eagna pushed steadily on toward their home, with the White Tiger keeping pace beside her, only stopping now and then to eat the food they brought along.  Eagna’s hand remained buried in the white … Continue reading A Sorceress’s Adventure

To the Unknown/Forever Never

Forever Never/The Dawn of Illusion by Cheryl Pennington copyright art, photos and written work The band of friends part ways as the females head home and the Hunter and Warrior begin their journey to visit the new tribes of their world, somewhere in the land of the strange smoking spirals that float steadily skyward.  What did it mean? Would they be friendly?  So many questions and yet the most pressing thing on the tortured Warrior’s mind remains the same.  What lies within his soul and who has ultimate control?  Join them all on their separate paths which cannot but lead … Continue reading To the Unknown/Forever Never

A Dark Agenda/Forever Never/The Dawn of Illusion

Forever Never/The Dawn of Illusion by Cheryl Pennington copyright As M’na feels the pangs of loneliness, watching her beautiful gift growing into his own maturity, another also watches-and shares her loneliness, one that is mingled with his own.  This loneliness spawns an idea as his dark agenda morphs into a plan…. II What Darkness Wants…M’na was not the only one watching her son. There was another, one just as impressed, just as interested, but for completely different reasons and with a different agenda. Ar’tine was growing impatient waiting for the reincarnation of his beloved As’me. He had not been allowed … Continue reading A Dark Agenda/Forever Never/The Dawn of Illusion

A Mother Grows Lonely/ Forever Never/The Dawn of Illusion

  Forever Never/The Dawn of Illusion by Cheryl Pennington copyright My apologies for the lengthy departure from the story, but life has a way of throwing out those curves.  When we left the inhabitants of Dohman, M’na had given birth to Eternity’s hope of the soul’s completion in her son.  The ceremony of dedication was joined by those in the Eternal Realm, arriving in the forms of the creatures who inhabit M’na’s world.  All was well until Ar’tine arrived, stirring the protective emotions in the new mother of Dohman.  Before he left, wounded, a temporary truce had been made; but it did not stir the dark … Continue reading A Mother Grows Lonely/ Forever Never/The Dawn of Illusion