Strike the Red Hammer
by Paul Telegdi
Are our destinies set? Or is there room to negotiate? That's the question Rufus, born a serf into poverty and a life of drudgery, tries to find an answer to. With everything against him, he works with grim determination to better himself, but can he find happiness if he gets there?
His story is a look at the medieval Norman world in 12th century England; the risks and rewards of a closed society