Today the Dragon Wins

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Sandy Lender is the editor of an international trade publication and the author of the fantasy novels Choices Meant for Gods and Choices Meant for Kings, available from ArcheBooks Publishing, and the series-supporting chapbook, What Choices We Made.

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Monday, June 25, 2007

Word of the Day
Monday, June 25, 2007
Hrel Baine (proper noun) – In the epic fantasy novel Choices Meant for Gods, Hrel Baine is Chariss's benefactor as the story opens; he is the ofersey'n of the land of Saweyl; when the story begins, he is away at Golcondell helping his friend Lord Frenir Gint defend his lands from Lord Jamieson Drake's army

Etymology: Baine is a play on the word bane, as in this benefactor of Chariss's could be Lord Drake's bane; Hrel is just a nice Anglo-Saxon-sounding name that I liked

Word in a Sentence (this is the opening sentence to the Choices Meant for Gods trilogy): Lord Baine would not return.

Your turn! Because we learn so little of Lord Baine in the first book, I'll understand if no one out there wants to take a stab at a sentence with his name in it, but you could play with the word "bane" instead.

"Some days, I just want the dragon to win."



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