Beyond The Mist
Otherworld is inspired by Celtic Mythology and is used in conjusnction with Portland Maine as the setting of the Baku Series.
A descendant from the legend of Lamia, often called a death eater, Oxivius consumes flesh of the dead and stores a portion of their soul within his body. Each soul appears as a face manifesting as living tattoos on his body.
Oxivius was exiled by the Council of Magic for four hundred years to Otherworld for his unspeakable crimes against humanity. In Otherworld Oxivius studied necromancy under the tutelage of the Witch of Endor. He has returned from his exile to modern day Portland, now a master of the dark arts Oxivius hunts the street of the Old Port with a hidden agenda of his own.
Oxivus Soulforge illustrated by Micha Cole aka Lady Pirotessa
Xlina Dar'Karrow is a descendent of the legendary Baku. A mythical being know to consume the nightmares of others. As the daughter of a druid, Xlina has the unique ability to channel the nightmare magic and unleash it on the creatures of the night. Unsatisfied with just being a spectator Xlina ventures into the mist to hunt the creatures feeding on humanity. When her meddling with Otherworld draws the attention of an Arch Demon her life is turned upside down as she is draw into a deadly Infernal Game.
Bound by the succubus Valeria, Xlina is pitted against her patron's demonic rival Ertigan in a bloody game of living chess. Will her new found friend Oxivius prove the key to her salvation or will the mysterious necromancer only lead her further into damnation?
Xlina Dar'Karrow is illustrated by Micha Cole aka Lady Pirotessa