I’ve been thinking about this one for a while now. I always liked those old movies, you know ’Blind Fury’ with Rutger Hauer and Zatoichi. I wanted to have a hero that had to overcome a terrible hardship, but I wanted him to have access to a source of power that gave him hope. The magic in this world will work in a strange but wonderful kind of combination. A dash of The Force ala Star Wars, a smidgen of bending like Avatar the Last Airbender, and the rest is going to be limited only by the will power and creativity of the wielder.

The world will be complex. You will be able to see how nations, Thane’s, and individuals came to be where they are, forces will be at work on a multitude of levels. People will not be purely righteous or wicked, but a bit of both. In truth, I’ve always seen this more as a trilogy just because there will be so much to cover. There will be magic, political intrigue, murder, war, men seeking apotheosis, revenge, and more.

I hope you will follow and please feel free to critique your heart out.

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