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Morosse, the Spike Thumb
Morosse the Spike Thumb cover art.png
Morosse the Spike Thumb cover art.
Novel Information
Series Short Stories
Saga # 2
Author R.J. Hanson
Publisher(s) Blood & Bone Publishing
Cover Illustration R.J. Hanson
OG Release Date March 25, 2020
Editions 2
Language(s) English
Audio Book No
Ebook Yes
Reading Order
Previous Next
Death of a City, Birth of a Curse Depths of Nolcavanor
This page is about the short story. For the character page, see Lore:Morosse, the Spike Thumb.

Morosse, the Spike Thumb is the second short story set in the Bloodlines Reforged Saga. Morosse, the Spike Thumb was written on January 15, 2020[1] for an anthology to be published by SOOP (Something Or Other Publishing) in January 2020.[2] It later became an exclusive short story for R.J. Hanson's newsletter Notable and Quotable, alongside Depths of Nolcavanor.

On May 2, 2022, Adventures of Stratvs Collection: Short Stories of the Bloodlines Reforged Saga was released, marking the first time this story could be purchased with an MSRP of .99 USD. It's featured alongside Depths of Nolcavanor and Death of a City, Birth of a Curse.[3]

Setting[edit | edit source]

Morosse, the Spike Thumb is set in year [Research required], in the Age of Restored Great Man Kings. If you're following the author's suggested reading order, it should be read after Death of a City, Birth of a Curse and before Bloom of Blood and Bone.[4]

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

A pirate queen is building a fleet to siege a city and legitimize herself. A pirate captain stands in her way. A bosun, strong and ambitious, may be her key.[5]

A cutthroat's rise from pirate to merchant.
Another tale of high adventure from the Bloodlines Reforged Saga. Morosse, the weathered and battle-harden sailor, called pirate by some, serves a captain well accustomed to bloodshed and its commerce. Is Morosse willing to seize his chance at a better life? What will he risk for such a prize as respectability? Read more here; www.bloodlinesreforged.com

Just as promised, here is your exclusive short story about Morosse, the Spike Thumb, also known as Morosse the Split Foot, and Morosse the Arsonist. Great grandfather to the young physician, Silas of House Morosse of Fires That Forge. Enjoy! You can find our other works on our website at www.bloodlinesreforged.com and www.amazon.com/author/rjhanson. Don't forget to 'Crush Your Enemies!'
RJ

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Alternate Editions and Publisher(s):[edit | edit source]

PDF[edit | edit source]

  • Title: Morosse, the Spike Thumb
  • Release: March 25, 2020
  • ASIN:
  • Publisher: Hanson Publishing
  • Page Count: 4


  • Title: Adventures of Stratvs Collection: Short Stories of the Bloodlines Reforged Saga
  • Format: Kindle
  • Release: May 2, 2022
  • ASIN: B09ZH7T4N8
  • Publisher: Blood & Bone Publishing
  • Page Count: 71

Promotions[edit | edit source]

  • Morosse, the Spike Thumb was part of the "Well, I Need Something New." collection of free short stories, available from April 24 to May 23, 2020.[6][7]
  • Morosse, the Spike Thumb was part of the "Magic May Giveaway" which was a collection of free fantasy short stories, alongside Depths of Nolcavanor from from May 1 to May 30, 2020.[8][9] Both stories can be obtained instantly by signing up to the newsletter, clicking on the preferred format and downloading, as opposed to subscribing to the newsletter and waiting for the auto-emails to send them. They're available in the Mobi, PDF, and epub formats.
  • Morosse, the Spike Thumb was part of the "Starlight - SciFi and Fantasy Giveaway May" from May 1 - 30, 2020.[10][11]
  • Morosse, the Spike Thumb was part of the "The best short stories" collection which was a collection of short stories, alongside Depths of Nolcavanor, which was available from May ??? to May 30, 2020.[12][13]

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See Also[edit | edit source]

Short Stories
Novels
A Brief History of Stratvs • Death of a City, Birth of a Curse • Depths of Nolcavanor • Morosse, the Spike Thumb

References[edit | edit source]

  • [14] Official website.
  • [15] Official cover art.
  • [16] Alternate cover art.