Tales of the Dying East (Book and Blade, #1) by Will Powell
Approx. 3,200 words.
Published on July 26, 2012.
Over a millennia removed from a cataclysm that destroyed 90% of the world’s population and natural resources, the world’s four surviving nations, termed together as The Dying East, are finally ready to move into a new, prosperous age, away from the lawlessness of their Perdition Age.
There are those who do not welcome this change, and then there those who fight them.