From a Dark Place
If you enjoy Donaldson or Tolkien, you may just like this. I don't profess to be in their league, but I've gone for the traditional fantasy approach with the archetypal villain, with flawed protagonists and hidden motives. But I'll leave it to you to decide. Have I - by some miracle succeeded in communicating my intent to others, in such a way that is both compelling and interesting. I hope so, and perhaps you will tell me one way or the other.
But to the story ...
This is the story of a young man who believes he has lost everything - his brother, mother, everyone he has ever known. But at the same time, he gains a power he can neither control nor understands. It terrifies him, but it may also be the instrument of his revenge against those he holds responsible for his loss.
It is also a story about unlikely friendships, of ancient and present betrayals, where the powerful fear losing their might and are willing to pay any price to keep it.
And it is also the story of taking what belongs to another without understanding the consequences.
Welcome to the land of Alltesse, a place of deep and dark secrets
Welcome to Alltesse, a land of mighty Firelocks and Salidir, and fearsome Assauri
Welcome to Alltesse, a land blessed with the Essence of Life, but for how much longer, who can say ...
Read the prologue and chapters one to five and see what you think. There's more where that came from; all 20 chapters are written, so about 100 parts for this format.