The players

Even though our story begins in jolly old England, out of consideration for you, dear reader, we’re attaching a prologue. That is, a few pages of introduction to the dark, mysterious forces which will shape the plot.

You can’t get more dark or mysterious than Herr Doktor—always the smartest guy in the room, he’s become bored with life and is looking for something to satisfy his lust for power.

Herr Doktor

To help him with that search are two sorcerers, Valdes and Cornelius—experts in conjuring, necromancy, wizardry, astrology, fortune-telling, spell-casting, alchemy and Common Core math.


‘Od’s bodkins!

Welcome to! Gloriana is the title of this tale, set in the waning days of King Henry VIII. In the next week we’ll begin rolling out pages here for your amusement. If you like adventure, sword-play, sorcery, sea-battles, treachery, espionage, religious strife, the plague, assassination and adorable kittens—well, we’ll do our best to deliver what you clamor for. Please bookmark this page and tell all your friends to stop by.