NexLord: Dark Prophecies by Philip Blood
Series: NexLord, Book 1.
Approx. 131,210 words.
Published on April 12, 2010.
Dark Prophecies is the first novel of a three book Fantasy Epic series. A mysterious old woman named Mara comes to teach four children who have been foretold in two dire prophecies. The kids have wild adventures while forming strong bonds. Mara teaches them to fight, and much more, for the mysterious old woman knows what the future holds for these children, and their coming will shake the world.