The Rune Yard looms large in young Kyria's life. This junkyard, filled with the remnants of the magic of the Time Before, has a deep influence on her. But when bandits come to the Yard, she is set on a path that begins with discovering the mysteries of the Rune Yard, but ends with her seeking justice for the wrongs done to her family.
Am I the Avenging Hand of Korandos? F**cked if I know.
What I do know is that I'm not like the rest of you. Not anymore.
You're helpless before the monsters that secretly rule our world, but I'm not.
You might not know it, but I'm doing all I can to keep you from being just a pawn, or a meal, to these creatures.
Thirteen escaped the doom of the Old World.
Through an unlikely path they found a New World; but they brought the doom with them.
From the Thirteen, Seven Tribes were formed.
Through years of suffering they worked to contain the doom.
Now, almost a thousand years later, a great army of the Seven Tribes goes to take the war to the enemy.
But who remains to watch over home?
This is their story.
What would it be like to be a wizard's apprentice?
This first novella in a series of three covers the first part of Benen's life as a wizard: his apprenticeship.
When a wizard visits Benen's village and chooses him for his apprentice, the boy's life is irrevocably changed. Unfortunately for Benen, his master is far from kind and often cruel. His education becomes a trial he must survive.