Excerpt from chapter nine

The Taoist influence will be apparent in several passages in Last Words of The Sage. Like in this quote from the ninth and final chapter. “Why do you say ‘soft’ and ‘weak’ as if they had the same meaning? Do you not know nothing is more powerful than softness? Water is the softest of allFortsätt läsa ”Excerpt from chapter nine”

Excerpt from chapter eight: Fighting evil

Much of chapter eight deals with the issue of violence and when it is proper to use it. But it is not only a question of when but also why. Violence born out of hatred is not the same as violence used to defend oneself and the ones we love. ”Deshi, never let hate andFortsätt läsa ”Excerpt from chapter eight: Fighting evil”

Excerpt from chapter seven: Where is the Goddess?

Much of the seventh chapter is a dialogue between the sage and the protagonist, who at this point in the story has become an ascetic monk. The later is perplexed as to why his friend enjoys things in this world while knowing that none of them are the source of true happiness and contentment. TheFortsätt läsa ”Excerpt from chapter seven: Where is the Goddess?”

Excerpt from chapter one – Finding the self

This is an excerpt from a novella that will be published in the near future. More information about this chapter’s topic and its inspiration will come at the end of this post. “The story goes such: There once was a young woman who sought a husband. She had a list of requirements for her futureFortsätt läsa ”Excerpt from chapter one – Finding the self”

E-book cover done and some book previews coming

I finally made the cover for the novella today. It’s really nothing fancy, just a stock photo and some text added with a free photo editing software. But I think it turned out alright. Next, I’m going to be proof-reading and editing the text and as I do I want to make nine post withFortsätt läsa ”E-book cover done and some book previews coming”

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