The King Of Birds
A Tales Of Correndrum Novelette -
Cassian is the most promising alchemist's apprentice in Correndrum. When his master sends him to find the rare ingredients needed for an experiment, Cassian enlists the beautiful harvester Sera as his guide to a remote mountain forest. He soon learns that there is more to Sera than he suspected, and an unusual magical gift leads them both on a grand adventure. More
A Tales Of Correndrum Novelette (16,700 words) -
Cassian is the most promising alchemist's apprentice in Correndrum, but his daily routine of scrubbing flasks and drying herbs is not the adventure he had in mind when he began his studies.
When Master Linus sends him out to find the rare ingredients needed for a grand experiment, Cassian leaps at the chance to get out of the lab. He enlists the beautiful harvester Sera as his guide to a remote mountain forest.
Cassian soon learns that there is much more to Sera than he suspected, and she shows him the secrets and the beauty of the world outside the city.
The two encounter a wandering magician deep in the woods, out on a quest of his own. The strange old man gives them a rare magical gift that leads to a greater adventure than either of them had expected!