Blood Duty by J. R. Tomlin
Approx. 60,960 words.
Published on August 5, 2011.
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jessup is a scout for the Ilkasar Empire, even though it conquered his own people. His affair with Tamra of Wayfare Keep is the one thing connecting him to the Empire he hates. But Tamra's loyalty is to her oaths as a protector of the Empire.
While scouting, Jessup discovers the tables are about to be turned on Ilkasar: enemies are using a blood ritual to summon invincible demons, and now they're