NexLord: Black Chains by Philip Blood
Series: NexLord, Book 2.
Approx. 150,020 words.
Published on May 14, 2010.
Black Chains is the second novel of the NexLord Trilogy. A young man has suddenly become a NexLord, without knowledge of what that means or the powers it conveys. Opposing him are all the evils of the world: Dreadbeasts, Wraiths, evil cults, and dark prophecies. The epic adventure continues as the NexLord and his friends battle a world gone mad, where everyone seems to be their enemy.