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“The fire does not come from the mind.” One thousand years ago... Mtilan, the Unborn King, pledged his life to Legion, the fallen spirit from beyond the veil of time. Through dark and forbidden magic the broken man gained both immortality and incredible power -- but lost his soul. Over a millennium later Pekra and his sister Lely race to find the mythical cottonwood tree and protect it from Mtilan and his master Legion -- but to succeed they must first befriend their father’s killer -- a former knight simply called Fool. Through tragedy and despair the siblings journey across a perilous island full of mystery and legend. And at the cradle of the world Pekra must face his greatest challenge -- can he learn forgiveness? Part radio play, part audiobook, FIRE ON THE MOUND is a fantasy-adventure serialized as a free podcast novel. Through vocal performance, sound effects, and an original score, FIRE ON THE MOUND takes listeners on a mythic journey released in weekly thirty-minute episodes. Written by William J. Meyer. Read by Steve Rudolph. Music by William Seegers. FIRE ON THE MOUND contains scenes of violence. 2014 Parsec Awards Best Speculative Fiction Story (Long Form). 2013 The Geekie Awards Best Narrative Audio Series.

“The fire does not come from the mind.” One thousand years ago... Mtilan, the Unborn King, pledged his life to Legion, the fallen spirit from beyond the veil of time. Through dark and forbidden magic the broken man gained both immortality and incredible power -- but lost his soul. Over a millennium later Pekra and his sister Lely race to find the mythical cottonwood tree and protect it from Mtilan and his master Legion -- but to succeed they must first befriend their father’s killer -- a former knight simply called Fool. Through tragedy and despair the siblings journey across a perilous island full of mystery and legend. And at the cradle of the world Pekra must face his greatest challenge -- can he learn forgiveness? Part radio play, part audiobook, FIRE ON THE MOUND is a fantasy-adventure serialized as a free podcast novel. Through vocal performance, sound effects, and an original score, FIRE ON THE MOUND takes listeners on a mythic journey released in weekly thirty-minute episodes. Written by William J. Meyer. Read by Steve Rudolph. Music by William Seegers. FIRE ON THE MOUND contains scenes of violence. 2014 Parsec Awards Best Speculative Fiction Story (Long Form). 2013 The Geekie Awards Best Narrative Audio Series.

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Los Angeles, CA

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“The fire does not come from the mind.” One thousand years ago... Mtilan, the Unborn King, pledged his life to Legion, the fallen spirit from beyond the veil of time. Through dark and forbidden magic the broken man gained both immortality and incredible power -- but lost his soul. Over a millennium later Pekra and his sister Lely race to find the mythical cottonwood tree and protect it from Mtilan and his master Legion -- but to succeed they must first befriend their father’s killer -- a former knight simply called Fool. Through tragedy and despair the siblings journey across a perilous island full of mystery and legend. And at the cradle of the world Pekra must face his greatest challenge -- can he learn forgiveness? Part radio play, part audiobook, FIRE ON THE MOUND is a fantasy-adventure serialized as a free podcast novel. Through vocal performance, sound effects, and an original score, FIRE ON THE MOUND takes listeners on a mythic journey released in weekly thirty-minute episodes. Written by William J. Meyer. Read by Steve Rudolph. Music by William Seegers. FIRE ON THE MOUND contains scenes of violence. 2014 Parsec Awards Best Speculative Fiction Story (Long Form). 2013 The Geekie Awards Best Narrative Audio Series.

Twitter:

@FotMound

Language:

English


Episodes

Fire on the Mound Trailer: Promises

8/2/2015
Pekra confronts a vision of his dead father in this trailer for the fantasy-adventure podcast novel FIRE ON THE MOUND.

Duration:00:02:00

Episode 042: Stranger

5/25/2014
Pekra discovers a stranger reflected in the water of the river Kade. The final episode.

Duration:00:28:59

Episode 041: Hope

5/18/2014
Pekra decides the fate of the cottonwood; Micah hopes to heal his wound in the mysterious presence of the Mound.

Duration:00:26:47

Episode 040: Fire

5/11/2014
The prophecy of the seven tongues of fire is fulfilled.

Duration:00:30:06

Episode 039: Legion

5/4/2014
Fool asks Pekra for forgiveness one last time; Mtilan summons his army down into the crater; Legion surrounds the cottonwood.

Duration:00:34:55

Episode 038: Obsession

4/27/2014
In the ancient past, King Baalath conquers the Unborn King, but the resulting revelation fills him with despair.

Duration:00:31:26

Episode 037: Burdens

4/20/2014
Dúme orders Galleon to kill Calais; Galleon recalls the death of his wife.

Duration:00:36:19

Episode 036: Killing

4/13/2014
Binding bands are discarded, and the Rtari insurrection begins.

Duration:00:36:10

Episode 035: Madness

4/6/2014
Fool leads Pekra and Kirti into a secret passage and up a hidden stair inside the Mound.

Duration:00:31:51

Episode 034: Spectre

3/30/2014
A battle-worn Princess Kirti and the dwindling Oorn confront their enemy within sight of the Mound.

Duration:00:38:57

Episode 033: All-Times

3/23/2014
Memories of the past and visions of the future; Pekra, Rashidi, and Dalila fall into a nest of tyrn and fight for their lives.

Duration:00:29:37

Episode 032: Forge

3/16/2014
Prince Dúme and Captain Belesys investigate the forge of Mtilan and uncover his duplicitous covenant with their enemy.

Duration:00:31:25

Episode 031: Ash

3/9/2014
Pekra and the Nezân follow ash through the Valley of Sorrow; Prince Dúme and Captain Belesys secretly follow Mtilan and infiltrate his hidden lair.

Duration:00:32:08

Episode 030: Anguish

3/3/2014
In the ancient past, King Baalath confronts the Unborn King in the tower of Hirambim; Pekra and the Nezân enter the Valley of Sorrow.

Duration:00:33:42

Episode 029: Promises

2/23/2014
The mortally wounded Soterios reveals a great secret; Pekra is besieged by an Otice curse.

Duration:00:37:39

Episode 028: Undying

2/16/2014
Pekra succumbs to an Otice spell, attacks his friends, and is later swarmed by ravenous underwater creatures.

Duration:00:30:00

Episode 027: Tomb

2/9/2014
Princess Kirti battles Mtilan in the tomb of Soterios; Pekra awakens a mysterious, comatose figure inside the tomb.

Duration:00:31:39

Episode 026: Forgotten

2/2/2014
Princess Kirti and the Oorn discover a ruinous city where the stars have descended from the sky.

Duration:00:29:37

Digest 002: Episodes 013-025

1/12/2014
A summary of episodes 013 through 025 of the fantasy-adventure podcast novel Fire on the Mound.

Digest 001: Episodes 001-012

1/5/2014
A summary of episodes 001 through 012 of the fantasy-adventure podcast novel Fire on the Mound.