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Desert Thorn

Desert Thorn

99.8K Reads 10.8K Votes 50 Part Story
Amy By elphadora Completed

Since ancient times, the desert people have long been regarded as masters of unarmed combat. The tribal people are exceptionally trained and conditioned to meet any trial or tribulation. Ilana being no exception.

Like everyone in her tribe, Ilana must venture into the wild desert as per tradition to become a full-fledged member. But during her trials, she meets Lord Vandil: A cunning, arrogant, and cynical war hero known as the Bear.

There, he makes her an offer that she can't refuse: A chance to further her training-both weapons and not-at the palace in the capital city and become a knight of the realm.

But such an offer brings more than she bargained. Ilana must forge a new path that is plagued with sexism and prejudice and complete the grueling training regimen--not to mention also having to deal with newly spurned rivals aching to make their own mark on society.

With war looming on the horizon, Ilana must face her fear of magic and form unbreakable bonds with her fellow trainees. The world will need them.

Warrior. Knight. Woman. Hero. 

  Cover by my bae @seventhstar

DarkSkyDreaming DarkSkyDreaming Oct 12, 2016
Can I just say how much I love the cover? It's beautiful! I can't wait to start reading this story.
euqirnam euqirnam Dec 28, 2016
But it would be more awesome if its a boy, the main character.
madisontheswimmer madisontheswimmer Jun 11, 2016
I love how action packed this story seems! Looking forward to see how it all plays out!
akaluv99 akaluv99 Oct 29, 2016
I love traditional fantasy! This sounds like it will be a great read =)
ChristineJRandall ChristineJRandall Jun 14, 2016
Sounds promising, just like the sort of fantasy I love to read.
this idea sound really good i will enjoy reading every bit of it