About S.A. RULE

Sue Rule has been writing since the age of 7. She claims she kept trying to give it up, but it wouldn’t let her, so she embarked on creating the fantasy series “Shaihen Heritage”. The series grows out of Sue’s love of history and folklore, and tracks the fictional history of an imagined world which is not unlike our own. The process of imagining that world has led her to think about how we might seek to create “The Fair Land” in the real world.

The View From Rosehaugh

A Journal of life, music, politics, writing and anything else that comes to mind, by S.A. Rule.

Keep the faith

So here’s my prediction. In time – not quite sure how long, maybe twenty years, maybe fifty – human civilisation will transition to more localised, less monetary, economies, with a minimal, high-level international connection. How much international connection we retain, at what level of society, will depend on how much…

Songs and Poems

I have been looking back through some of my past scribblings this Christmas. I wrote the following poem some time in the late 1980s/early 1990s, when my children were young. It’s never been published or performed, no-one’s ever read it except me. Maybe it only makes sense to me. But…


The Shaihen Heritage series of novels by S.A. Rule tell the history of the Fair Land through the lives and stories of the people who created it. “Fair Land” has many meanings – fair as in beautiful, fair as in just. Also known as the Whole Land, the Rich Land and the Home of the Free, Shehaios is a utopia that only exists by the intervention of magic.

Shé = land       Haios = whole/holy

“…the land of Shehaios is alluring on so many levels… I gradually came to understand the mystique of the Spirit of Shehaios and just what that fully means through the lives of it’s inhabitants.”

Jackie G.
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First Shehaios Trilogy Covers by S.A. Rule
The first Shehaios Trilogy by S.A. Rule