Genre: Dark Fantasy, Short Story, Sword and Sorcery

Rating: 5/5


Two swords in the stone merging past and present to save the world


JMD Reid’s writing is crisp, clean and effective. The author is able to make the story come alive with short, effective descriptions.

I thoroughly enjoyed “Reflections of Eternity”: the writing, the characters, the world and the story.

“Two shall be chosen, separated by time…”

A hero from the past and an acolyte of the present must unite forces to save the future of the world.

This story a romantic fantasy adventure/action in which two characters (one from past and one from present) try to save their world. Through their journey, past and present merge and their bond grows as they are tested every step of the way. They knew they depended on each other and needed to work together if they wanted to succeed, both certain that death awaits them at the end.

The characters were very likeable and their growing connection and blooming romantic relationship was believable. I loved the little twist at the end.

“Reflections of Eternity” had everything I love in a story; great writing, excellent editing, fantasy, a strong female character, action and romance.

I am looking forward to reading more of this author’s work.


What do others say?

“… he (JMD Reid) has crafted an interesting and entertaining story that twists the sword-in-the-stone mythos around until it has become something new.”

“J.M.D. Reid is a vivid wordsmith with beautiful imagery. Reflections of Eternity is a gripping, beautifully written, fast-paced read.”

“In this stunning Sword and Sorcery adventure, J. M. D. Reid again delivers a richly crafted world, fully rounded characters and a marvelous twist on time.”

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About the book

The dark god Zarketh stirs. Heljina’s lullaby has fallen silent. 

And all Rehman can do is drink as the world hurtles towards its end. But when Rehman draws the Bedko’s Blade, the foolish acolyte is tasked with saving the world.

Five hundred years earlier, the great warrior Xella marched down into Zarketh’s tomb to fight the god. She never returned.

Now Rehman must find the courage to walk the same, dark path as Xella. Across eternity, in the depths of the earth, the past reflects the present. To what end shall Rehman discover?

Reflections of Eternity is dark, exciting fantasy short story from the author of The Assassin’s Remorse….


About the author

JMD Reid has been a long-time fan of Fantasy ever since he read The Hobbit way back in the fourth grade. His head has always been filled with fantastical tales, and he is eager to share the worlds dwelling in his dreams with you.

Reid is long-time resident of the Pacific Northwest in and around the City of Tacoma. The rainy, gloomy atmosphere of Western Washington, combined with the natural beauty of the evergreen forests and the looming Mount Rainier, provides the perfect climate to brew creative worlds and exciting stories!

When he’s not writing, Reid enjoys playing video games, playing D&D and listening to amazing music.

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