A Promise of Glory - A Sword of Otrim Story

Rated 5.00/5 based on 1 reviews
Paeter the Nederlander, a young mercenary searching for glory, is captured by Otrim of Idessa, a fierce warrior who sees something good and honorable in the sell-sword. When the time for battle comes, however, will Paeter prove himself true or will he deny his upbringing and betray his new commander…risking his very soul? More
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Lyndon Perry writes a variety of speculative fiction, from fantasy and science fiction to mystery and spiritual thriller. He's also a middle school Language Arts teacher, part time swim coach, and drinker of coffee.

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H.G. Estok reviewed on Aug. 17, 2013

This installment of the Otrim Saga introduces us to Paeter's backstory and shows us how he came to ride with Otrim and Terell (who also need their own origin episodes at some point). I mentioned in another review that there's a disconnect between Otrim the Barbarian and Otrim the Bible-thumper, but this episode brings that conflict front and cent as the characters discuss being both peace-crafters and warriors. I would like to see Otrim and Paeter struggle more with their bloodletting in future episodes; separating a man's head from his shoulders should not come easily to them, considering their faith/upbringing. "Promise" is another well-written chapter in a series I'm enjoying, and I can't wait to read what happens next to these engaging characters.
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)
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