Nicholas – The Beginning
by John Stevenson
There comes a time when the last Great War is almost forgotten: a time when people grow and make what they need for the simple lives they live. It is also a time of oppression; when overlords are suspicious of the people, for now is the time foretold. "In the end devastation will be faced. Men will weep. Women will perish. Families will be orphaned. Ruin will reign.