Scott Marlowe, fantasy author

Scott Marlowe

Author of the Alchemancer and Assassin Without a Name fantasy series

Wordnik Word of the Day: Rusalka

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In Russian folk-lore, a water-nymph.

The rusalki were thought to be most dangerous during Rusalka Week in early June, when they were supposed to leave the water to swing on tree branches at night.