These Godless Sands
These are dark times.
The royal family is slaughtered by the second-in-line, Nasser Kanaan. Djinn [genies], a species hunted and enslaved to extinction, are being funneled for use by the new, cruel king--and the world is being warped, bent to his will. Human soldiers are imbued with stolen magic to become impossible to defeat. The man himself, the Shaitan King, has only one more thing to gain: immortality.
He seems unstoppable--but an unlikely group of heroes will band against him.
A vengeful djinni, searching for her past. A foreign princess, looking for the man she once loved. A cursed prince-turned-peasant, seeking to kill the man who swapped lives with him. A charismatic sand-pirate, who's running from those he knew. An ancient dragon, removed from time.
In a world filled with magic, torn apart by war, and ruled by cruelty, it's every man for himself--and for five, they must become one and unite to survive...
Or they too will be lost to the desert.
This is "These Godless Sands" [Formerly called "A Tale of Sun, Sand, & Sin"].
[More detailed synopsis inside! Highest #384 on 12/17/17 (hey, it's something xD)]