I grew up in the snowy Northern Kingdom, in the rugged Riverstein Castle. At the orphanage. I don’t know who I am, and how I ended up at the walls of this terrible fortress, surrounded by centuries-old pines. I have to become a novice of the Order, and after initiation — its enlightener …
But my whole life is just an illusion. And one day I heard the Call. The curse of our world, the Call that beckons me to the Black Lands. But is the world like the mentors say? And are the legends so false that they talk about demons and magicians? And most importantly, what terrible secret does the gloomy bulk of the Riverstein hide?
Book 1. Riverstein
Book 2. Alarania
Music: «Carol of the Bells» / Leontovych Mykola — composer, Rondeau Michel — performer /
© Surzhevskaya Marina