When a prophecy foretold the destruction of the Darkstriders, they didn’t wait for it to come true
Ravenward: Prequel Novella
The war with Darkstriders entered the Kingdom of Axain. When the Feral Orcs attacked Nightfall Meadows, Thea the Loyal charged into battle alongside King Galin IV of Ravenward and his jealous fraternal twin Kade. When the first female knight of the kingdom slain the Orc leader, Thea pledges to protect the king and his family against any aggressor, even his brother. Unknown to any of them, a dark menace hides in the shadows waiting for the right moment to strike and decapitate the noble family of Ravenward.
Prophecy of Axain
Seth Feran has always wanted to be a fisherman until the Darkstriders invade his village. When they attack Sally, his adoptive mother, and his adoptive father refuses to avenge her, Seth knows he must discard his childhood dreams for his duty.
The Dark Elf warriors are hunting for the prophesied boy king who uses magic and will unite the world against them. Their leader, Shania, lost her brother and father to the humans, and her mouth waters at the chance for revenge.
Iron Fist Keep
After Galin discovers that he is the prophesied boy king and feared by the evil Darkstriders, he spends over a year learning how to use his gift at the Tadus School of Magic. Now nearly ready to graduate, Galin has to build his army to retake the throne, but no one is willing to join him until he has a major victory. Artis the Black hires Tasar, a magic-wielding Dark Elf assassin, to kill Galin without turning him into a martyr. Why him? Because Tasar never fails. Can Galin escape the assassin and gain the confidence of the people to join his cause before the kingdom is lost forever?
After the fall of Iron Fist Keep, warriors and war mages came out of hiding to join Galin’s cause. Even with their additional numbers, he does not have enough soldiers to retake the Kingdom of Axain. As the prophecy predicted, Galin, Jena, Ellis, and Mae all headed north solicit help from the Dwarf and Gnome Kings. Will they attack Staerdale Castle in time before the Darkstrider reinforcements arrive from Setan?
After nearly two decades of being King, Kade of Ravenward, also known as Kade the Usurper, is a mere shadow of his former self. He wasn’t really King, everything he wanted to do had to be cleared through his Darkstrider Advisor, Tanyl. He relived the night he murdered his brother’s family in his nightmares. Kade took comfort that he never faced his nephew, Galin V of Ravenward. He wouldn’t kill Galin like he did his father. What would he do if he had no choice? What was more important, the throne or his family?