AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Lonnie Hicks, iBeverly Scott, iShoma Mittra, iLindsey Webster, iWill Clark, iLois Santalo, iBilly Allmon, i

  Home > Fantasy > Books Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Richard S. Tuttle

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· News
· Messages
· 31 Titles
· 13 Reviews
· Add to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Before 2003

Richard S. Tuttle, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Hard Cache
by Charles Neff

HARD CACHE is Charles B. Neff's fourth thriller, Joining Hidden Impact, Patriot Schemes and Peace Corpse. Each book is freestanding and may be read without hav..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
World 1 & World 2, a study of 1st Peter
by Ernie Heavin

Imperishable inheritance.....broken dreams....freedom.....suffering....we live in two worlds..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Read Free Preview!


Category: 

Fantasy

Publisher:  KBS ISBN-10:  1419686321 Type: 
Pages: 

141

Copyright:  1997 ISBN-13:  9781419686320
Fiction

Origin Scroll is a fantasy novel about three formerly insignificant young people who will meet and unite their special abilities to challenge the evil sorcerer, Sarac, before he destroys the Universes.

Download to your Kindle (eBook)
Download to your Nook (eBook)
Download from Smashwords (eBook)
Amazon
Lulu
Barnes & Noble.com
Fantasy by Richard S. Tuttle

The world is in peril. The Evil sorcerer, Sarac, seeks an ancient document, the Origin Scroll. This ancient tome contains the knowledge to control the existence of the Universes. Sarac will stop at nothing to obtain the Origin Scroll and the fate of the Universes rest with three unknown children.Alex Tork is a lumberman learning the trade from his father in a small village in the frontier region of Targa.Oscar Dalek lives with his mother in a town on the Targa-Cordonia border. The family’s survival rests with the boy’s abilities to salvage whatever he can from the caravans crossing the border.Jenneva Roth lives with her aged uncle in western Targa. Unfortunately, her uncle’s health is failing and she must travel across the country to live with relatives..   


Excerpt

Jenneva stood atop Kalas Mountain, the tallest peak in the Boulders, arms outstretched murmuring the incantation. Below her the goblin army campfires spread from horizon to horizon. Tens of thousands of ghastly beasts waiting for the spring thaw so they could surge forward and destroy every living thing in their path. Jenneva smiled as the ground began to rumble. Huge slabs of rock broke away from the faces of the mountains and began to tumble down onto the goblin encampments below! Whole bands of goblins were being crushed by thousands of pounds of solid rock! Further out, the earth was tearing itself apart. Enormous fissures were opening in the ground and goblin encampments were disappearing into the voids.

Panic set into the amassed army. Goblins were running everywhere. Jenneva knew she could not destroy even half of them this way, but ten or twenty thousand fewer goblins would help the King’s Army.

Far to the north, Sarac jumped to his feet. “I’ve got him! Finally the old fool noticed the army. I was beginning to think he was dead.”

“Sarac,” Mordac called, “you had better look at this. It’s not Egam!”

Sarac strode over to the crystal ball. “What do you mean it’s not Egam? Who else could do this? Not even . . .” He peered into the ball at the image of Jenneva standing atop the mountain. “Who is this? Someone with this power and I’ve never heard of her? What are my Black Devils doing with their time? Look at her, she’s magnificent.”

“Sarac, she’s destroying your army,” Mordac pleaded.

“Oh, she can’t destroy them with those spells. She’ll kill quite a few, but not enough to make any difference. As long as the army remains a threat, I don’t care how many she kills. But her power, that I can admire . . . I could use her skills.”

“But that is not a great feat for you, Sarac. I have seen you perform much harder spells.”

“Yes, of course, but that is me. How many magicians do you know that could accomplish what she is doing? And she is so young and innocent looking. I must have her! I must control her!”

Sarac stood by the window and transformed himself into a great raven.

Jenneva looked down at the destruction and was pleased. Now she had to prolong winter. Again, she issued an incantation. Freezing winds blew from the north. Snow and ice began falling from the sky. She watched the little figures below her running in all directions.

She sensed the Vibrations coming closer. So, he was on his way. Good. It was time they met. The raven came closer and swooped down on the peak. Sarac transformed himself and spoke. “How dare you play with my toys?”

Jenneva laughed wickedly. “Your toys wanted to play. If you wish to keep your toys, you should present them with better manners. I don’t take kindly to animals that accost me.”

Sarac waved his hand over the valley. “You did this because some goblins had problems with your genteel personage?”

“Oh, you think an apology would have been sufficient? Of what significance are these creatures?”

Sarac laughed. He liked her style. “I thought perhaps you might be here to preserve the Kingdom.”

“The Kingdom?” she laughed. “Now you’re beginning to sound like that old fool, Egam. Him and his precious Targa . . . pitiful.”

Sarac was curious. “Are you telling me that you studied under Egam? Surely you didn’t learn that spell from him?”




Want to review or comment on this book?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!



Reader Reviews for "Origin Scroll (Targa Trilogy #1)"

Reviewed by missy kendal 9/17/2002
This was my first read of author Richard S. Tuttle and I have to say that I am greatly impressed! It’s a wonderful tale of sword and sorcery that features young (15?) kids that are thrust into maturing rapidly. The characters come alive and remind me of friends I have known. Beware though; Tuttle manages to bring emotions to the reader superbly. I laughed and cried and actually found myself warning the characters when danger approached. I will not detail the plot as it would spoil the read, but I wholeheartedly recommend this book to readers of all ages.


Books by
Richard S. Tuttle



Blood Magic (Amica Saga #4)

Buy Options
Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, more..




Night Stalker (Amica Saga #3)

Buy Options
Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, more..




Young Lord of Khadora (Forgotten Legacy #1)

Buy Options
Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, more..




Winged Warrior (Forgotten Legacy #7)

Buy Options
Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, more..




Web of Deceit (Forgotten Legacy #3)

Buy Options
Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, Amazon, more..




Unicorns' Opal (Sword of Heavens #2)

Buy Options
Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, more..




Star of Sakova (Forgotten Legacy #2)

Buy Options
Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, Amazon, more..





Featured Book
Thirteen Diamonds
by Alan Cook

Retired math professor Lillian Morgan gets suspicious when a fellow resident of her retirement community drops dead at the bridge table with an unbelievable hand of 13 di..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Eric and the Enchanted Leaf: The First Adventure
by Deborah Frontiera

Honor book in 2005 for the Texas State Reading Association's Golden Spur Award. If you already own a print copy of this book, you now have a collector's item. Print ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.