Magic's Fire: Book One in the Branchpoint Chronicles by Jerry Wolfe
Approx. 169,240 words.
Published on September 29, 2011.
Pel Ravenstock is a young hunter whose life revolves around his friends and family, and his uncanny skill with a bow. That is, until he is tracked down by a mysterious sorcerer who warns him of a catastrophe that will devour the entire world.