The Last King's Amulet by Chris Northern
Series: The Price of Freedom, Book 1.
Approx. 107,010 words.
Published on June 10, 2009.
My name is Sumto, and everyone thinks I am a gambling, lazy, good-for-nothing drunk. Frankly, I think they have a point. Right now I may have to join the army and fight in a war I am frankly too corpulent to cope with.
Still, it looks like being a small, short war. So that's got to be as bad as things get. Am I right?