The character Kimberly the Shadow Conflagration from "THE SHADOWS: Strength's Conflagration" is the 110-year-old Overseer Heir or Class Four Shadow. Her role up until this point has been the mother figure of the Shadows, however since the exodus something has changed about her, and she has revealed that the only way for her to secure her place as the new Overseer is to kill Mark and Irwin Halo!
The character Mark Halo from "THE SHADOWS: Trust's Anticipation" is an eighteen-year-old pyrokinetic Shadow, who for the last five years of his life has been involved in the strange practices and powers of a race separate from Humans called the Shadows.
The writing of this series is still in progress but excerpt requests are always open!
The character January Halo is a forty-four-year-old Pyrokinetic Shadow, who caused himself to reverse age using his son, Mark as an age template. In THE SHADOWS: Trust's Anticipation He reveals to his sons his past as "the Reconnaissance of the Viridian" and starts to reveal to them his life in the Viridian.
The Character Kipling Hawkin is the first known Shadow Fire, his power, called Cyatus, is one of the only known Shadows to "level" in other words to change and improve with each use. In THE SHADOWS: Fire's Hope, Cyatus' form is only of light, but soon improves to the "shot form" giving him the ability to fire a beam of plasma from his hands, and later into the Crystal form when it is renamed Cyatus.
In THE SHADOWS: Trust's Anticipation the readers learn that the character Irwin Halo struggles to express all emotions except anger. Tormented by his defect, Irwin learned to play the violin and flute in order to express his emotions boldly and without his ever-present Nova-half threatening to destroy everything he loves.
The Shadows are a race apart from the Humans chosen at birth by the Trust of the Shadows to wield abilities. The story is set in the year 2030 onward focusing on a young Shadow named Mark Halo who has recently discovered his powers. While most Shadows are taken to the "ASH" at birth, his power is to hide from and defy the ASH. Through the story he learns this power can free the Shadows and later he learns about the secrets the ASH has held about the Shadows since it was created. Mark goes from thinking he is a Human to striving for the highest possible rank in the Shadows, The Overseer, which would make him ageless and responsible for keeping secrets and revealing them in due time.
If you have further questions about the Shadows, a requests for excerpts feel free to ask. For more updates and quotes from the books please visit THE SHADOWS's blog at theshadowsillustrations.tumblr…
"Toe My Ugly" - my Latin teacher
"You went and reduced a bag of split peas to baby food and you won't eat cream cheese?" - My Dad
"Do you like stairs?" - the 6th Gate Keeper
"didst thou ask? Didst thou receive your answer? Dost thou know what lies ahead?" - Peace
"Gravity creates force, force attracts light, whatever the light touches is in gravity, but when darkness touches it... gravity exempts darkness, darkness controls energy, so whatever the darkness touches is in the energy of a different light. It's thick, you can't move in it. you can't fall. There's pressure, closing in; coming from all sides of you. Increasing... increacing... there's no sense of what is up or down. That's what darkness is like. You have an ever present sense that you could be crushed at any moment." - Skyelum Spero Hawkin
"I'd prefer you'd just say thank you and go about your day!" -My Uncle
"Our screams in unison saved us!" My friend Jenna
"Well, duh no this isn't a congress," - my friend Jiles
"Salty, irony, blood actually tastes good," - my editor
"What makes a civilization a society are the things that make us Human; Music, Art, and Dance." -My dad
"If this is Love then why do we Cry when Anger is tearing all out Hearts out?!" - Jitter Doll
"Time flowed by endlessly, and he was completely perfect while he was completely alone." - THE SHADOWS: Nova's Love
"Then I'll threaten to call a doctor" - my Latin teacher
"That's why! When a Scott does something amazing, you say, 'Great Scott that was Amazing!" - My Scottish Dad
"The Greatest Mystery on Earth: Where I left my Tea" - Me
"Be careful when you look into the Abyss because the Abyss looks back into you," Mr. Mustache
"Bonzai, Daniel-san" - Karate Kid
"Every family has a kid who won't eat, my kid brother had not eaten voluntarily in over three years. My mother on the other hand had not eaten a hot meal for herself in fifteen" - Narrator Ralphie Parker
"You fell victim to one of the classic blunders, the most famous is never get involved in a land war in Asia but only slightly less well known is this; never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line! Ahahahahahahah" /dies - Vizzini from the Princess Bride
"Quod Melius? Esse maestur aut esse irascetur? Which is better? To let loose your cry or your anger?" - Irwin Halo
"Life is pain highness, anyone who tells you differently is selling something!" - the Dread Pirate Roberts
"All around me are people telling me who I should be, I hate to disappoint you but these are the colors that I see, if there's just as many colors as there are Human beings, maybe you're just color-blind and missing out on everything!" - Nano Black Board
"The more movies we let you watch the more sense life here is going to make?" my Mom
"We're Scottish, we're Swedish, and we hate the English!" - my siblings and Swedish friends
"Aside from the initial stake which seemed to stab Irwin in the chest, he would have failed right then, fallen back, and fainted." - THE SHADOWS: Strength's Conflagration, After Danielle's water broke.
"If Ocie was upset they all knew not to pester her further, her emotions poured waterfalls literally and unless one wanted wear wet clothes all day it was suggested that shutting up was the best option." - THE SHADOWS: Strength's Conflagration Chapter IX Hours
"You think you had a hard day, try feeding a dragon, first you got to round up the locals and when you run out of locals you got to round up the natives and when you run out of natives you got to round up the heathens, and they're not all as crunchy as they seem." - my Scottish Dad
"Played wrong: Violin sounds like strangled rats, Accordion sounds like dying cats, and Bagpipe sounds like a tortured baby dragon!" - My Scottish Dad
"This is a country where men can wear skirts with the little accessory in front and play a dead cat as a musical instrument!" - Robin Williams
"Improvisation is by its nature 97%... garbage!" - Actor of Gimli
"But gentlemen! It is not the end of time! It is scarcely 10:30, haha!" - Dr. Aziz from Passage to India
"There are exceptions to every rule" - Bob Ross
"Hey they started teaching you how to be sergeant obvious instead of captain obvious?" - my Dad to my brother
"When a guy does something stupid once it's usually because he's a guy, but when a guy does something stupid twice it's probably to impress some girl" - the once-ler from the Lorax
"I never thought I'd die in the passenger seat with a child behind the wheel! But, Lord, this isn't how I go!" - my Mom while I'm driving.
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