Samuel A. Mayo
Author
Black Armor Tales
THE THIEF AND THE RED MANDOLIN

Novel

An ancient evil trapped within a mandolin wants to break free. Hastiand the bard carries this burden hoping to bring back the love he lost. Satchel the thief longs to see the world outside his home, but Jarek, his mentor holds him back. When the paths of the bard and the thief collide, it sparks a journey for each that will test their mettle.






THE ISLAND OF ISTBURN

Novel

The story continues as Satchel and company search the Armendr Sea for clues about the nefarious Order of Arx Niveus and the mystical spyglass. Amon is still after the red mandolin, only this time he's not alone. The elven bounty hunter has teamed up with a psychotic killer who will stop at nothing to get what he wants: Satchel's magic armor. Hastiand the bard learns to survive on a deserted island. When he ventures into the island's dark woods, he stumbles upon secrets hundreds of years old. All paths lead to the island of Istburn where the actions of a few will change the lives of thousands.
A GOOD BOWL OF RAMEN

Short Story

Corrupt businessmen. Bad friends. Evil automatons. An empty stomach. It's going to be a long night for Greg Collins. A short story set in the Black Armor Tales universe.