another maharlika update

11/3/04 at 3:24 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

I wrote another 1, 107 words. That brings me to a total of 3, 619 words out of 50, 000. Man, this is crazy — crazy but fun. NaNoWriMo rocks, but it can take its toll.

Here’s an excerpt from Chapter 1:

“For his is a loving heart, and his mercy knows no bounds. He was betrayed, yet he forgives us. He was laughed at, yet he comforts us in our sorrow and rejoices in our triumph. For he is the Apo, the Father of us all.”

“For he is the Apo, the Father of us all.”

Hundreds of voices, all singing his praise, the sound echoing in this manmade cavern, expectant, exultant, confident in the belief in his triumphant return.

He was a child when the faithful and their ritual had first been explained to him, and he remembered his incredulous reaction: “They think Lolo is a god?”

Read the rest of my work in progress, The Maharlika Legacy.

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