Natural disasters, gods on earth, a bid for world domination and a snarky trickster god just wishing everyone would quit destroying her furniture. What more could you want? The old gods are far from dead. Some of them live on, seeking mischief and mayhem in Norfolk, Virginia. Loki likes playtime on earth and has chosen to embrace the feminine side of life as Cleo. Unfortunately for Cleo, something is off in the area and it isn't due to a current bid for power by the trickster. That just won't do as far as Cleo is concerned, but she realizes she might need some back-up. She asks big brother to step down a plane and play in the dirt. Rocky is a classical representation of Thor and t completely sure Cleo isn't up to her old tricks. The duo netheless sets out to find the power shift in the magical line in the mortal plane. Posing as FBI agents, they enlist the help of local detective, Richard Martin. The trickster makes a pact with her brother to keep the secrecy of their true purpose under wraps but finds that the allure of mortal life may make a painful end to her existence for that promise.
Charity Ayres is a freelance writer and military spouse currently living in Virginia with her husband, two daughters and wild animal kingdom of pets. She is currently completing her degree and certification for teaching English while pursuing endless interests in writing various genres and story types. Previous works may be found on Yahoo! Voices, HRNews magazine and The Wilde Times website. She also volunteers at local schools as a reading and classroom aid in the hopes that she can encourage a love of reading for all ages.