SF author L. S. King


Sword's Edge Chronicles


"...The characters are soundly crafted... The society is complex and intriguing; the action scenes are detailed and well described. I look forward to reading the rest of this fine series."
  - P.M. Griffin



(stories listed chronologically)

  • Unlikely Prophet Coming Soon!
  •   Unlikely Prophet
    the first book in the History of the Crossing
    a prequel of the Sword's Edge Chronicles,which takes place over 1000 years before Sword's Edge


    Their planet is dying, and his people have lost hope. Security Chief Avadhron struggles to keep order despite his own despair. When a long-forgotten portal opens, an alien arrives claiming he wishes to help. But what lies behind Mattan’s altruism? The planet offered as a safe haven gives hope to Avadhron and his people, but can they cross to their new home before their own kills them all? And what dangers await them on this unfamiliar world?

  • Elyria Map for Unlikely Prophet


  • Alcandhor
  • A free e-book compiling these three previously published short stories:

    • "Alternate Path" published in Deep Magic, July 2005
    • "Bitter Storm" published in Deep Magic, January 2004
    • "Petition" published in Residential Aliens, November 2010
  • "Not Good"
  • Free: a fun vignette which takes place about six years before Sword's Edge


  • Sword's Edge
  •   Sword's Edge

    Fifteen-year-old Tam knows only the harshness of rigorous Ranger training at the hands of her reclusive, unloving father. Alcandhor, her clan's thane, recruits her as a spy, but is he wise to trust an untried girl for such an important task?
    Alcandhor needs to discover who the traitors are before they assassinate key leaders and start a war. Tam is perfect for the job—but will her inexperience and youth endanger not only her mission, but her own life?


    Available in print at:

    And in e-book:



  • Children of the Enaisi
  •   Children of the Enaisi

    The Children of the Enaisi are set apart from their people for possessing unique abilities from their alien ancestors. For Marcalan this is a curse, as he carries a secret that could change his life forever. Nandhal forsakes his vows and kin to ally himself with fugitives, using his talents for evil. And Tam's gifts could restore long-lost knowledge, but will it bring turmoil to their entire way of life?


    Available in print at:

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  • Teldheri Map
  • Pronunciation Guide



Children of the Enaisi, the second book in the Sword's Edge Chronicles
Now available!


Unlikely Prophet, a prequel of the Sword's Edge Chronicles is finished, and slated for release in late spring.


Next Event:
Cecil Con
Saturday, 14 April 2018


Laws and Prophecies
book three

Deuces Wild
book three