A Shadow of Steel [#2 TSLC]
~ THE RIGHT TO RULE ~
As winter approaches, Tormac embarks on a quest to find the Blade of Evermore and free the land from a war spanning centuries. But it's not easy to understand the prophecies of a long-dead queen--especially while fleeing the might of the Empire, accompanied by someone who might just want to kill him.
Along with a young lord and a jester, Dana abandons her lover to follow Philip into exile. While the prince recovers from his ordeals, it's Dana's lot to ensure the survival of their ragtag team. Yet even as they evade the law, they become embroiled in a secret plan to end the war--with Dana as the catalyst.
Meanwhile, Emperor Fermat is ready to end the war as his weapons reach completion. He is not immune, however--for while Fermat sits his throne of thorns, others are coming to tear him down. The Shadow Knights are rising, and far away, the Golden Land whispers for vengeance...
[ book 2 of The Sundered Land Chronicles ]
[ ongoing first draft | updates Fridays ]
[ cover by @seventhstar ]
[ GIF banners (inside) by @stardust24601 ]
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