“Let’s go fight the girls!”
Inda Algara-Vayir’s shout signalled the end of morning chores. Broom handles clattered against the stable walls and buckets thumped down as the boys of Castle Tenthen whooped with joy. Dawn had brought the first clear day of a late spring. After winter’s bleakness, the sunlight shafting from the still-low northern sun cheered the castle’s people going about their work.
For the young, it meant the first war game of the year.
Published: August 2006
Genera: Adult Fantasy
Series: First of 4, all of them out.