For the first time, renowned gaming expert Martin Hackett brings together fantasy role-playing and fantasy wargaming.
The Phoenix and the Carpet is a fantasy novel for children, written by E. Nesbit and first published in 1904. It is the second in a trilogy of novels that begins with Five Children and It (1902), and follows the adventures of the same five children: Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and the Lamb. Their mother buys the children a new carpet to replace one from the nursery that they have destroyed in an accidental fire. The children find an egg in the carpet, which hatches into a talking Phoenix. The Phoenix explains that the carpet is a magic one that will grant them three wishes a day. The five children go on many adventures, which eventually wears out their magic carpet. The adventures are continued and concluded in the third book of the trilogy,
Do you love gritty medieval fantasy? In "Chivalry" magic is mixed with the harsh realities of the Hundred Years WarMagic, Murder and Mayhem in the Middle Ages!With the code of chivalry being dragged through the mud and blood of war-torn France will anyone stand up for what is right?Perhaps Jake Savage, a common archer, will stick up for the oppressed? But to do so would be to betray his comrades and his country.In Chivalry: A Jake Savage Adventure, a single silent knight armoured in black plate defends a narrow bridge in the hills of Auvergne, blocking the path of a band of desperate English soldiers. On the bank defended by the knight is a pavilion where sits a French noble-woman, who taunts the English. Cold, wet and hungry, Jake and his comrades have seen a tower high in the hills beyond the bridge, which they hope will provide food, drink and shelter and even a little loot. But the knight and the lady prove more difficult opponents than they imagined.Chivalry is a short story.