**Now FEATURED on the Fantasy Profile!** Ten years have passed since darkness cloaked the Whispering Woods. Madness awaits all who enter. Tamberlain. A small trading town on the border of the woods scrapes by with what they can from farming the eastern fields and fishing Lac Dualdon. A place four companions-once bound by adventure, magic and gold-call home. Otis Stonesinger is a Dwarf healer and military strategist. Haygen takes pride in his mother's human side, but has learned to embrace his barbaric Orc heritage. The Faeling, Wesley Whiteknuckle is an orphan raised in a world of Assassination and Thievery. Finally, Kayla, a mystical Elf, is trained in the magic arts. Spread far across the land of Lyborna for a much-needed rest, a tragedy brings the four friends back to Tamberlain only to be thrust into a war they never saw coming. What brings this new evil to the land? The Whispering Woods hold the answers. Book #1 of the Companions series. [Completed] Featured on the High Fantasy profile! Featured on the Dark Fantasy profile! Fright Fest 2016 Silver Winner!