Beasts of Burden
by Sylvan Scott
In the royal household the lord's eldest son, Kan, lives a life of privilege. Chosen by God and fate, he will one day assume his father's throne. But in a land where divine providence comes with giant stature and dominion over the giant, shaggy beasts that toil on the Komasaru plains, Kan senses that something is wrong. What he discovers threatens the very foundation of his entire world.