“You know, it would be much less trouble if you were willing to bat your magic eyelashes.”
“Where were you when we battled the Hu’urei for over twenty years? Where was the powerful prince of Ange’el as my warriors died in the battlefield, crushed by the Wali’ingooteers? Why would I risk the safety of Ahe’ey to respond to the whims of a spoiled coward? Go back to your rich city penthouse Ange’el. You don’t belong here.”
“She is a human Gabriel. She is not worthy of you. In the end, this infatuation will hurt her.”
From as young as I can remember, I have soothed myself to sleep by imagining epic stories of heroes, heroines, sorceresses, dragons, angels, and demons. I based my stories on the books and movies I was watching and the narratives that moved and inspired me.I was as excited and delighted with Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre as I was withBattlestar Galactica (the original TV series). The Mists of Avalon, an Arthurian legend retelling from the point of view of the female characters, had as much effect on me as Cosmos by Carl Sagan.I imagined myself occupying the boots of the hero as much as I occupied the glass slippers of the damsel in distress. The first one was what I wanted to be; the second was what society wanted me to be, and I believed them, for a little while...
Ahe'ey Series Praise:
"Packed with invigorating ideas and prose, Le Fay’s novel is a nuanced exploration of feminism and its potential—for good or ill. A finely grained achievement that challenges the status quo on all fronts." - Kirkus Review
"If it's cross-genre reading you seek, with vivid protagonists and unexpected involvements, then Ahe'ey is the item of choice, recommended for its fast-paced action, super-charged fantasy, and memorable protagonists." - Midwest Book Review