Rise of Shadows by Vincent Trigili
Series: Lost Tales of Power, Volume Three.
Approx. 101,820 words.
Published on February 24, 2012.
In Enemy of an Enemy, darkness came to the Empire, and magic was born from the bowels of men’s fears. The Imperial Navy had to face and overcome unspeakable horrors. In Academy, fledgling wizards were gathered and trained to fight back, while the darkness silently gathered its forces. Now those wizards must begin to make a stand against the rising tide of darkness or watch their realm be overcome!