Mirabilis - Year of Wonders #2

ABOUT Dave Morris

Dave Morris
I was the first boy in Britain to meet a Dalek in the flesh (so to speak)¬†when my Dad took me to the BBC workshops one dark January night in 1964. That early experience probably explains quite a lot. After a childhood spent daydreaming about aliens and vampires, I discovered Marvel Comics More...


A sneak peek at the second chapter of Mirabilis:Year of Wonders. Jack and Estelle run into each other again but Jack puts his foot in it. The Royal Mythological Society start to take an interest in the green comet. And a 2000-year-old wizard escapes from a lunatic asylum in "The Wrong Side of Bedlam".

There's a green comet in the sky and things are getting strange. Every day, fantasy and reality are getting harder to tell apart. Witches in bottles, warmongering cabbages from the planet Pluto, and a pterandon roosting on the Eiffel Tower. Or is it a pterodactyl? Jack Ember is caught between two very unreliable mentors. Talisin is a two-thousand year old wizard or an escaped madman - or possibly both. The Kind Gentleman is the sort of fairy godfather who'll grant you three wishes you can't refuse. Both of them have plans for Jack, who's spent his life dreaming of adventure and now is about to get rather more of it than he bargained for.

"The story is a gem, a full pelt tale of derring do." - John Freeman