Shieldbreaker: Episode 1: Road of the Sword
by Ty Johnston
A hunting trip with his father ends in tragedy for a young Lerebus, a figure destined to become a warrior. His family dead, his village in pieces, the young man sets out on the road of the sword, the road of vengeance. This is the beginning of his tale, the start of what made the man who would become Lerebus Shieldbreaker.
This is a short story of approximately 3,500 words.