The Rise of The Powers
" . . . It seemed as if Saphara was no longer paying attention to me. I envied those who could get lost in their past, and forget about reality. Where as I had no past. Well, I did, but not one where I ever did anything; thought of my own free will, walked on my own accord, loved without caring, felt hope, love, anguish, and despair. . ."
In The Empire, no one has a soul and everyone is a subjugate to the Powers; the royal family. And the worst part is: no one even knows it. They can't think; the Powers think for them. They do what the Powers say or what The Voice says. Duke Whitings is one of the helpless, soulless people in The Empire. He makes a mistake that will change his life forever. This is his story. His story on how he found out that the beast people, aren't really so great after all.
The cover was graciously made by @Astariel.