No Fairytale: A Tale of Emaneska

· Ben Galley
27 reviews

About this ebook

Two decades have passed since the Last War, since the sky was filled with fire and magic.

The world has all too easily forgotten the time of the Written and the Arkmages. In their place, a new empire has arisen, one that has finally brought order to the war-torn lands. An empire that has dawned the Age of Magick.

At last, it seems that peace has come to Emaneska. Or, at least that is what the emperor would have Emaneska believe. On the fringes of the Arkan Empire, a different story is being written. Those who show magick talent must join the empire or live as an outlaw. 

It appears the war is still being fought, homestead by homestead, and a young peasant girl is about to be thrust into the violent world that exists beneath the lies of empire.

Welcome back to Emaneska.


This new short story from author Ben Galley tells the tale of the aftermath of the Emaneska Series, and sets the scene for the next chapter of this epic saga: The Scalussen Chronicles, coming 2020.


MORE BOOKS BY BEN GALLEY (Available in ebook, paperback and audio)

Emaneska Series

– The Written

– Pale Kings

– Dead Stars - Part One

– Dead Stars - Part Two

Scarlet Star Trilogy

– Bloodrush

– Bloodmoon

– Bloodfeud

Chasing Graves Trilogy

– Chasing Graves

– Grim Solace

– Breaking Chaos


– The Heart of Stone

– Shards

27 reviews
Victor Djumpah
April 14, 2020
A great addition to the Emaneska series, giving us a quick update on what has happened since the end of the final book and a taste and whats possibly to come after...
Jonathan Shoemate
June 1, 2019
Great Segway from his previous series. Absolutely Ready for more if Emaneska
Jeanie Steyn
June 5, 2020
Extremely disappointed.

About the author

Ben Galley is an author of dark and epic fantasy books who currently hails from Victoria, Canada. Since publishing his debut Emaneska Series, Ben has released a range of epic and dark fantasy novels, including the award-winning weird western Bloodrush and standalone novel The Heart of Stone. He is also the author of the critically-acclaimed Chasing Graves Trilogy.

When he isn’t conjuring up strange new stories or arguing the finer points of magic and dragons, Ben works as a self-publishing consultant, helping fellow authors from around the world to publish their books.

Ben enjoys exploring the Canadian wilds and sipping Scotch single malts, and will forever and always play a dark elf in The Elder Scrolls. One day he hopes to live in an epic treehouse in the mountains.

Ben can be found on Twitter or vlogging on YouTube @BenGalley, or loitering on Facebook and Instagram @BenGalleyAuthor. You can also get a free ebook copy of his epic fantasy The Written at

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