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The warrior’s prize

Rivka the warrior and Isaac the wizard from The Second Mango, drawn by Becca Schauer on commission. Scroll below the picture for the dialogue from this scene, but it comes with a huge honking spoiler warning. from the book: Rivka: “Many adventure … Continue reading

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“I believe in you.”

Isaac, the Ashkenazi wizard from The Second Mango. He likes rugalach, warrior women, and feeling smarter than people. If you like your fictional men older, bulkier, and mysterious, give him and Rivka a try! Drawn by Tumblr user angelwhoisinlovewithyou.

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Power couple!

Isaac and Rivka, the hetero couple from The Second Mango. Created by Shira Glassman, drawn by Mina V. and inked by Jane Dominguez, this pair of warriors–he a wizard, she a swordfighter trained in multiple forms of combat–represent the hetero … Continue reading

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The wizard Isaac, “video-game style”

Isaac is the middle-aged wizard who taught my warrior woman Rivka how to swordfight, before accidentally falling in love with her because she got so good at it. He’s mysterious and secretive, and speaks in an unusually deep and resonant voice. He … Continue reading

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Mighty One

When he first agreed to teach this bold young woman how to swordfight, he didn’t know she was going to get so good that he’d fall in love with the hero she became. Rivka and Isaac from The Second Mango by Shira … Continue reading

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He was a sturdy hearth that nurtured that fire (hetero romance excerpt from The Second Mango by Shira Glassman)

Isaac appeared by her side. “Theatrics?” “He’s insufferable,” she grumbled. “Which one?” “Yes.” “We could spar after the ball.” “Please. I don’t think I could sleep very easily after this.” “I’ll be there.” “I’ll try not to cut off your hands.” … Continue reading

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The Second Mango has hetero romance in it, too

She forbade herself even to think the words. But the idea itself, wordless, bubbled forth from her heart and could not be contained. Try as she did, she couldn’t suppress a sudden thought of the thick solidness of his body—tall, … Continue reading

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