Burn | Daze | Evolve

In my dreams, the sky fills with lightning, shocking the earth, spreading a living flame as the light of day fades. Ash swirls at my feet while I walk upon the skulls of the fallen. But I am not alone. Six more trek with me into certain peril.

The seas crest and the ground opens up. From the cracks emerge the warped remnants of humankind. Their flesh peels and boils, exploding into a mess of black phlegm and blood. But they are the lucky ones.

Most will burn. Many will decay in the daze virus. And only a few will evolve.

This is my past, present, and future. And today my doom is upon me.

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One girl shines at the edge of darkness.

Solstice Dayton, a fourteen-year-old epileptic, sparks a social media apocalypse with a kiss. Scorned, she leads a revolution to alter how we treat each other online and in person. But she learns of a dark secret foreseeing the end of the world as she knows it.

The fire rose as the sun set on humanity.

Solstice Dayton discovers three truths in the desolation of the Firegale. First, the government let everyone she knew burn. Second, survivors were doomed to decay in the daze virus. And third, her only hope was to rise above the ashes and evolve. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

The sun’s first light is their last hope.

Solstice Dayton races against time to combat a new power rising from the ashes. While dazers roam the wasteland spreading the virus, an eclipse fuels the madness. As hope fades, she learns the way forward is back and the dark is the key to the light.

Even darkness must yield to the dawn.

Solstice Dayton searches for allies in the wild, determined to recapture what was lost. But the world is changing after the flames and the daze virus. In the former capital of America, a dark power is growing, and she cannot delay challenging it for long.

The sun is bound by shadow and flame.

Solstice Dayton combats the dark power’s reign of terror by establishing a haven. She gathers those that oppose Nadir to her. When it’s not enough, she must venture from safety and challenge evil in its own land.

June 21, 2021

When the last lights fail, one still shines.

Solstice Dayton hunts for the mysterious origins of a falling star. She discovers the roots of her true heritage. While kindling the power within her, she finds allies and friendship where she thought none could still be found.

September 21, 2021

The sun burns brightest at dusk’s dawn.

Solstice Dayton unites the four kinds in a world covered in darkness. She resolves to defend all that remains from a mysterious new force. In a desperate final battle, she sparks the last of the light far from her home.

December 21, 2021

The end is only the beginning.

The tale of Solstice Dayton, Baer Wayfarer, and the Elementals continues.


Solstice Dayton and the Seven Clans.

There is no present like your future’s past.

Solstice Dayton rides the slipstream, challenging fate. There are losses she cannot accept. But even the strongest, she learns, are bound by destiny and the choices they make.

June 21, 2022

There is no sunrise in the shadow’s void.

Solstice Dayton searches for the Soleria and the last of their light. Finding it in the place least expected. She journeys deep into the unknown, kindling new friendships and enemies while searching within the shadow’s void.

September 21, 2022

Only a song can beat a singularity.

Solstice Dayton searches for Narista in the center of the dark star Nemesis. Her sister is not who she once was, and only Solstice can turn her again toward the light.

December 21, 2022

The Rising Sun Series will continue in 2023:

The Astral Seascaper

The Soleria Bane

The Lost Solace

The Slipstream Echo