Ken Bebelle

Magic – Monsters – Mayhem

Or, Everyone is a Jerk Again I know there’s quite a few years between when this was written, and my expectations as a reader/writer of fiction…but man, sometimes these characters are just jerks. Lotus, Guo Jing, Count Seven, and Zhou Botong have sailed off on their little boat, earning themselves some distance from Wanyan Honglie …

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Or, Even More Terrible Decisions So, Lotus and Guo Jing are still stuck on the island with their mortal enemies, whom they’ve been constantly fighting with…and whom they just bailed out of certain doom. Again. Our heroes truly are the architects of their own downfall. Finally freed from beneath the rock, Gallant is pulled to …

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Or, Lotus Has an Adventure The action this week picks up right in the midst of all the chaos, with Count Seven and Viper Ouyang still battling as the ship burns down around them. Count Seven is pressing his slight advantage, and Viper decides to unveil his Sacred Snake Fist kung fu, something he had …

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Or, Guo Jing and Count Seven’s Adventure on the High Seas The next volume in the Condor Heroes series starts off with a bang, literally throwing our plucky hero into the deep end. Guo Jing, Zhou Botong, and Count Seven discover what the mute crew has been trying to tell them. Lord Huang’s magnificent ship …

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Or, Guo Jing Comes Over for Dinner Things are really building to a head now, as all interested parties converge on Peach Blossom Island for Lotus’ hand in marriage. Who will be her lucky guy? When we last left Guo Jing he was following a herd of snakes across the island. He finds Apothecary Huang …

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or, Secrets are Revealed and No One Is Happy The conclusion of book two is upon us! Will Guo Jing and Lotus find happiness? Will they at least manage to not get beat up/killed by the feuding masters? Will anybody get off Lord Huang’s island?  Guo Jing has, improbably, unexpectedly, won Lord Huang’s test of …

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Or, Guo Jing Levels Up Our intrepid couple, Lotus and Guo Jing, continue on their collision course with Lotus’ father, the fearsome Apothecary Huang, Lord of Peach Blossom Island. Trapped on Peach Blossom Island with Zhou Botong, Guo Jing helps his martial brother develop an entirely new style of kung fu! So it turns out …

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Or, Gallant Ouyang Makes His Case to be the Biggest Jerk in the Story (spoilers ahead) After Apothecary Huang and Lotus leave, the shattered remains of Zephyr Lu’s garden party are left to pick up the pieces. People are dug out from under the wreckage and dusted off. One of these men is Justice Duan …

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