The Masacado Scrolls: Volume 1 by Charles T Whipple
Approx. 65,060 words.
Published on January 9, 2013 by
Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery.
~ Four stories of legend and fantasy quests ~ The Fall of Awa - The evil Toh battle for control and Ryo and her mother are enslaved; The Shadow Shield - Kage must battle to the side of the Seeker when called to be the Shielder; Road to Kio - A boy must make a dangerous journey to fulfill his destiny; The Horse Soldiers - Disgusted with evil, a Yotsu Captain rescues a girl and is anointed Bearer.