The Protector by Rye James
Approx. 67,720 words.
Published on February 12, 2012.
Drobania is on the verge of a rebellion. The leader of the rebel forces is a great warrior named Todel and was once the comander of the empire's elite guard unit, The Protectors. TIt's decided by Drobania's Queen and Council that the best way to end the rebellion is to eliminate it before it starts by killing their leader. A small band of soldiers is sent to the mountains to find Todel & kill him.