Emma Thomas is creating Poetry and Novels
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Hi. My name is Seanna. I am a member of the Darktide Defenders. We are an elite force trained to fight as warriors. But this isn't what makes us special. We have been granted the gift of magick by the Goddess Morgance. She limited each of us to two abilities that we use as best we can. Our magick, though, comes with a heavy price. We are Bound to the King by blood and fire, unable to disobey his orders. And we are feared by those who don't have magick in their veins. We wear bright colored clothes that signify what our magickal abilities are and have a tattoo on our faces, given to us right before the King Binds us. We are singled out, hated, and attacked. For a long time, I denied the magick Morgance gave me, denied that I am a Darktide Defender. Yet, I was still isolated. As a young one, others my own age didn't want to play with me. I felt invisible. Come to find out, being able to go invisible is one of my two abilities. The other is being fire resistant. Having these abilities has brought me to the attention of the King, who has ordered me to become an assassin. Now, unless I go invisible, I am seen. And those without any abilities stay away from me when they can or they attack, try to kill me. All I've ever wanted was a family. For a time, I did have one. But then my father was executed and my mother kidnapped by the King's soldiers. Eventually, she committed suicide. I spent five seasonal cycles on my own, quietly working as a servant, quietly trying to avoid those who feared me. Avoiding them isn't so easy now. My new family is the Darktide Defenders, who live through the same situations I do. In fact a team of six Defenders had to fight a group of citizens in my hometown when the picked me up and brought me to the Palace for training. I have a family now. I am accepted by them and yet I am still isolated, still alone in the crowd. How can I get those without magick to understand me?

Seanna is the main character in my fantasy novel, in which she has to deal with segregation, racism and the hate and the violence that comes with it.

Your patronage is appreciated and will allow me to truly show the consequences of segregation and racism.
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  • I will provide the first two chapters of my fantasy novel, which I'm almost ready to publish.
  • Plus all previous rewards
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  • Name in the Acknowledgements of my fantasy novel.
  • Collaboration on a new story to include characters, plot, twists, and ending
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This will allow me to cover my car payment
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Hi. My name is Seanna. I am a member of the Darktide Defenders. We are an elite force trained to fight as warriors. But this isn't what makes us special. We have been granted the gift of magick by the Goddess Morgance. She limited each of us to two abilities that we use as best we can. Our magick, though, comes with a heavy price. We are Bound to the King by blood and fire, unable to disobey his orders. And we are feared by those who don't have magick in their veins. We wear bright colored clothes that signify what our magickal abilities are and have a tattoo on our faces, given to us right before the King Binds us. We are singled out, hated, and attacked. For a long time, I denied the magick Morgance gave me, denied that I am a Darktide Defender. Yet, I was still isolated. As a young one, others my own age didn't want to play with me. I felt invisible. Come to find out, being able to go invisible is one of my two abilities. The other is being fire resistant. Having these abilities has brought me to the attention of the King, who has ordered me to become an assassin. Now, unless I go invisible, I am seen. And those without any abilities stay away from me when they can or they attack, try to kill me. All I've ever wanted was a family. For a time, I did have one. But then my father was executed and my mother kidnapped by the King's soldiers. Eventually, she committed suicide. I spent five seasonal cycles on my own, quietly working as a servant, quietly trying to avoid those who feared me. Avoiding them isn't so easy now. My new family is the Darktide Defenders, who live through the same situations I do. In fact a team of six Defenders had to fight a group of citizens in my hometown when the picked me up and brought me to the Palace for training. I have a family now. I am accepted by them and yet I am still isolated, still alone in the crowd. How can I get those without magick to understand me?

Seanna is the main character in my fantasy novel, in which she has to deal with segregation, racism and the hate and the violence that comes with it.

Your patronage is appreciated and will allow me to truly show the consequences of segregation and racism.

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Quiver
$1 or more per month
  • Access to patron-only content
Hunter
$25 or more per month
  • I will create a Q&A Post where you can ask me any question.
  • Plus all previous rewards
Axebitter
$75 or more per month
  • I will provide the first two chapters of my fantasy novel, which I'm almost ready to publish.
  • Plus all previous rewards
Phoenix
$100 or more per month
  • Name in the Acknowledgements of my fantasy novel.
  • Collaboration on a new story to include characters, plot, twists, and ending
  • Plus all previous rewards