Shadow Realm

Excerpt from Chapter 10: The Appeal of the Sourcebook

“I see you’ve taken to the honey drink,” Buddha said, rubbing his tummy and letting out a loud burp. “only those with a unique genetic code from the Old World Tribes can digest it.”

I pondered over Buddha’s words as he took another sip. Of course, it made perfect sense. Ma had always insisted that humans and vanaras came from…



True Fiction Project is a podcast series that explores the origins of fiction. Host, Reenita Hora conducts interviews with guests from all walks of life. A fiction writer having listened to it, then develops a piece of short fiction inspired by the interview.

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Reenita Malhotra Hora

Reenita Malhotra Hora is Chief Storyteller at Chapter by episode, and creator of Shadow Realm & the True Fiction Project. She has authored seven books.