Fabric of the World by A M Jenner
Approx. 83,000 words.
Published on April 22, 2010 by
The Electric Scroll.
A dangerous birth. A powerful man.
Orphaned at three, Quibell struggles to control the power he was born with. Overcome by emotion at a public Burning on his seventeenth naming day, he lashes out. Fearing for his life, Quibell flees Turpan, only to be captured by a band of desert nomads. Can he bring justice and freedom to Turpan, or will the evil Mages who murdered his mother remain in power?