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“the collection touches upon
a wide variety of speculative plots with originality and style”
Spiritus: Volume One is a gathering of short stories and
poems written by David Wayne Hoffman over the past decade. The poems
contained inside spark from his personal experiences, feelings, and
desires. Several short stories are also to be found inside (some
written specifically for this book) and these include:
- Draco Orbus
~ Specifically written for this collection Draco Orbus
follows a mother dragon and her current offspring Da'al as they fight
to survive in a world that no longer favors their kind. But Da'al soon
discovers that their fate is not carved into the stone of history and
that the survival of the southern dragons may yet find salvation.
~ This science fiction short finds Kristy, the leader of a band of
survivors, seeking salvation for her people. But the invaders from
another dimension have other plans…
- The Last Prayer
~ What happens after death? Follow this family of four as they search
for salvation in a realm unknown to the living.
~ A pagan tale that starts with the wounded hawk Xympthtaw hiding in a
bush with his only aim to survive long enough to heal. However, fate
has other plans for the wounded guardian of the sky.
Draco Spiritus: Volume One
also includes twelve poems, one of which is from the The