The Dancing Stones by Walter G. Esselman


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Post November 29, 2015, 09:59:51 PM

The Dancing Stones by Walter G. Esselman

There might be a lesson in this story, but it would probably only apply to young dragons.

Not much to it, but it was different. Cute, and fun to read.
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Post December 02, 2015, 09:31:14 AM

Re: The Dancing Stones by Walter G. Esselman

The Sword and Sorcery is a good platform for fiction. Anything seems Okay in this sub-genre of
fantasy. The battles are usually personal, but the settings can be anything.

This is a good story in the Sword and Sorcery genre. It fits well within the definition, and demonstrated how something bizarre can be turned into a story.

I never read Sword and Sorcery but I should. I love Science Fiction and can never get the old- worn-out theme of the mad scientist in his basement creating something from blobs of animal or human remains. I also love anything dealing with space and time. Space travel fills my mind, it always did. Next to music, I at one time could not think of anything else.

The important thing about writing, it keeps the mind exploring beyond the borders of reason! And that is where the future belongs!

I like the idea of dancing stones protecting gold.

The characters' became real to me and that is a plus in any story. The dialogue also worked for me.

Good Job!

Keep up the good stories.
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