By Anthony Ryan
From “a new grasp storyteller” comes the start of an epic fable saga of blood, honor, and destiny…
“The 6th Order wields the sword of justice and smites the enemies of the religion and the Realm.”
Vaelin Al Sorna used to be just a baby of ten while his father left him on the iron gate of the 6th Order. The Brothers of the 6th Order are dedicated to conflict, and Vaelin could be proficient and hardened to the austere, celibate, and hazardous lifetime of a Warrior of the religion. He has no family members now shop the Order.
Vaelin’s father was once conflict Lord to King Janus, ruler of the unified realm. Vaelin’s rage at being disadvantaged of his birthright and delivered to your step of the 6th Order like a foundling is aware no bounds. He cherishes the reminiscence of his mom, and what he'll come to profit of her on the Order will confound him. His father, too, has explanations that Vaelin will come to appreciate. yet one fact overpowers the entire leisure: Vaelin Al Sorna is destined for a destiny he has but to appreciate. A destiny that might regulate not just the world, however the global.
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