The Rains of Ral'Zatar
by George Mikhailov
He left it all behind for a myth. No one in his tribe chose to follow him. All around him, an endless sea of desert sand shifts and swirls, and the sun bakes all those caught under its fiery eye. Taro knows that he will either reach the fabled land of eternal rain, the land of Ral'Zatar, or die trying. Yet, as a man of the desert, he grossly underestimates the danger ahead.