This isn't your typical go-on-a-magic-quest-and-fight-dragons fantasy. It's a dark, gritty drama with a fantasy backdrop where everything is just a shade off of familiar. It's a story about violent, compromised people struggling to live and love in a world entrenched in moral ambiguity and spiritual emptiness. Here is the short summary:
Talystasia stands divided. An ancient wall runs down the city’s center, and for centuries, the Lorens and Telyras have vied for dominance. But their endless feud is not the only schism that runs through these pages. Here, loyalties are fractured and hearts and minds are also divided. Will Andreas Telyra and Roselia Loren triumph on the war grounds within, or will they succumb to the cycle of violence and spiral even deeper into the dark?
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Now and again, I meet someone on this site who touches my life in some way and makes a real impact on me. Arbre-Lune is such a person. She appeared briefly in my life some years ago, and then disappeared. She's finally able to be here again on DA, and since I last saw her, she's made some wonderful artistic strides forward with her beautiful jewelry. Everything is for sale, so have a look:
Go buy some amazing stuff!
FIND me on Etsy: www.etsy.com/shop/balthasarcra…
If you want something that's posted here and isn't posted there and know you'll buy it within 24 hours, I will post it there for you if that's how you prefer to check out. Just let me know.
I am now taking POINTS as a payment method for jewelry purchases (but only some of the time, and only if you talk to me first).
It seems that DA now allows me to convert points into actual cash which I can withdraw through PayPal. So, PayPal and money orders are no longer my sole payment methods. You can now buy jewelry from me using points. This includes commissions as well as pieces which are posted for sale. Please note me if you would like to purchase something I've posted so I can calculate the shipping for you (as well as the value of the piece in points!).
So it'd be like this:
$15 item: 1200 points
$20 item: 1600 points
$30 item: 2400 points
and so on.
International shipping seems to run me about $10 these days, so add on another 800 points if you're not in the US.
US shipping: 400 points.
My friend ChaosFay is a brilliant macrame artist who makes fabulous necklaces at very low prices. If you commission her for a necklace, I will give you 10% off on any pendant you wish to purchase from me. We can combine your orders if you'd like as well and send you the finished result. Here are some of the awesome necklaces she has made with my pendants:
Interested in trading or purchasing from me? Aryiea has written up a review of me here: aryiea.deviantart.com/journal/…