Tragic Skies

Photo: CA Hawthorne

Photo: CA Hawthorne

August has slipped into history and left behind a tragedy spread over the entire northwest, a tragedy that settled in valleys and consumed parched grassland and timber indiscriminately. At its peak there were over 140 fires burning from Alberta to California. Too, my location in western Montana, where there are also fires, but where most fires were further west, became a smoke magnet as days became eerie nights. The moon and sun were seldom seen and when they appeared they were blood red…

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About Ontyre Passages

Alive and well in the Rocky Mountains. I'm a fantasy writer who also dabbles in poetry, short stories, and map making. My Ontyre tales are an alternative fantasy experience, the stories rich in mystery, adventure, and romance. Alternative fantasy? Not quite steampunk. Not quite gothic. In truth, the real magic is in those who discover what's within.
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