The Ice Princess by Katie M John
Approx. 9,370 words.
Published on February 22, 2011.
A medieval land ravaged by bandits, plague and a sadistic warlord is home to an unlikely hero. Caught by the corruption of the tyrannous Bandit King, Sebastian is a young man who finds himself on a mythical quest to restore his lands to peace and fertility.
A reworking of the Sleeping Beauty myth set against the grim and gritty backdrop of Medieval tyranny.