Gifts and Sacrifices by A. S. Warwick
Series: The Commonwealth Chronicles.
Approx. 15,880 words.
Published on August 2, 2009.
Before he was a professor, historian and explorer, Halir son of Aenir was a trooper, riding into the smoke and fire against the enemies of the Commonwealth. It was during the battle of Shiath Atavah that events were to unfold that were to lead him down a new path in his life. This is the story of that day and that battle