The Refuge: Terror from the Deep

A Knight in the Silk Purse, Tales of the Emerald Serpent V2

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Scott Taylor
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Help create a second volume of this shared world anthology series with our team of award-wining authors and artists.
Backers: 412
Average Pledge Per Backer: $30

Funded: $12,491 of $10,000
Dates: Jun 5th -> Jul 5th (30 days)
Project By: Scott Taylor
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Latest News

Taux Creation Journal: Any Questions?

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Any backers who might have questions concerning Taux, the anthology, or anything else about the project might want to get involved in Reddit's AMA today.  You can find the link to the Q&A right here, and I encourage you to come join some of the... (Read More)

Lockwood/Taylor Bonus Story

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all, We are just three days away from the close of this Kickstarter and Todd Lockwood and I just can't stop coming up with story ideas!  We decided over the weekend that we wanted to do a one-shot story that will be written together and... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day 24

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all, just two words: FULLY FUNDED!!!!!!  I'll let my video do the rest of the talking, but if that isn't enough, I'll repeat that you all ROCK!!!!!  (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day 23

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all backers! Well, we continue to have a great week here on the project, and I welcome many new backers to the project who have joined since the last update!  Currently we just hit 97% funding with 7 days to go, which means we've still got a... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day 20

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all, First off, I just want to say welcome to all those who joined us over the weekend.  Thanks for coming aboard with us and now the project has made it to 80%!  Well done, everyone! Today I'm going to post up an excerpt fiction from the... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day 17

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
OUTSTANDING!  We hit 70% funding today thanks to the hard work of everyone involved!  Again, you are the best backers in the world, and we can't wait to deliver this project to you! Ok, so on to the new stuff just in to me today.  Our industrious... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day 16

June 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello backers! Another grand day for the Knight in a Silk Purse!  The project just keeps moving forward and I wanted to say thanks again for all your hard work getting this out to other folks.  Today in the video blog I'm going to talk about and... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day Thirteen

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all backers! We've made it to 65%, so awesome job all around!  Seriously can't wait to see this book in print as I read more and more of all the creation that is being done each day.  I hope you all enjoyed Julie Czerneda's story from our... (Read More)

Water Watches by Julie Czerneda

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Water Watches (Cenoté’s Betrayal) I move with the strike and shatter of the waves, letting their grudging retreat ease me from all I’ve known. It’s like breathing, the way water rushes forward, then back. I give myself to it, slide with it, to... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day Ten

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello All! I have two things for you, first, I'm going to give you all another Lego version of the opening of Julie Czerneda's Water Remembers from Tales of the Emerald Serpent Volume One.  The second will come in the form of another update titled... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day Nine

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all! Today we have a special guest on the video blog.  Author Julie Czerneda takes on the task of not only reading you the first few paragraphs of her story Water Remembers from Tales of the Emerald Serpent Volume One but also talks a bit... (Read More)

Art of the Genre: Kickstarter, it Really Shouldn’t be About the ‘Stuff We All Get’

June 13th - via: blackgate.com
A Knight in the Silk Purse's Scott Taylor shares his thoughts on Kickstarter, stretch goals and more. (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day Eight

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all! After a full week of the project being live, I just wanted to give everyone a break from my video blog and simply say thank you!  Thank you all for your incredible support of this project and getting us to 60% funding in single week! I... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day Seven

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all, Well, Day Seven has come and gone and our forward momentum is slowing down but we are still confident that it is just a matter of time before enough folks share our story that the floodgates will open and Volume II will be a full-on hit.... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day Six

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Tonight I'm going to attach a link to the latest SFsignal interview that went live today and talks a bit about the process of building this project and I'll also put in a bit of world building concerning the Jai-Ruk race.  I hope you enjoy and KEEP... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day Five

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all!  Just wanted to show off some art tonight of one of our dedicated Art of the Genre artists who will be working on this project for us.  As I state in tonight's video blog, Janet Aulisio has worked in the fantasy fiction and gaming field... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day Four

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Today's update features a bit about Juliet McKenna's character, Zhada, and the race of Lowl in general.  I hope you all enjoy! In the Age of Mists, a single race existed, the Byrin.  Little is known of this non-descript people, save that they were... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day Three

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Another day moving forward, and yes, yet another video blog, this time with me in costume!  Ah, the lengths I'll go to so that my backers are kept entertained.  Tonight's episode features questions concerning rewards and backer levels, so be sure... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day Two

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome back to the ongoing video blog for A Knight in the Silk Purse!  Tonight I'll give you some more insider info in the video below while also passing on some new art and a write-up for Elaine Cunningham's new character for the anthology, Timar... (Read More)

Taux Creation Journal: Day One

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers! First off, I want to thank everyone who has joined us so far on this adventure as you are the people who make miracles happen! Second, I've thrown together a video diary for you to have a look at and although there is a weird... (Read More)

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