A short story of Kal Arna.
"I am Barais neb-Ohel, combat sorcerer under Captain Shansherai. We are summoned to fight and die in service to the All-God and to all Kefira, home of our fathers.
It will, I am told, be glorious."
Widower, diarist, and mediocre sorcerer, Barais neb-Ohel makes an unlikely soldier. When his squad receives orders to reclaim a much-contested fortress from the hated Gisleans, Barais is thrust into the forefront of a long-running war. But the squad's numbers are few, his own abilities are desperately limited, and as their journey progresses he finds himself questioning the rightness of their cause.
For The Glory Set Before Them is a meditative military fantasy which will draw you deeper into the fascinating world of Kal Arna.
|Publisher:||Imago Mundi Press|
|File size:||286 KB|
About the Author
Matt Karlov has been writing speculative fiction for more than ten years. He likes subtle, intricate plots, characters who keep you guessing, and stories that ask the big questions without telling you how to answer them. Matt has been a software designer, a web developer, and a business analyst. He lives in Sydney, Australia. The Unbound Man is his first novel. Visit www.mattkarlov.com to discover more about Matt's writing and the world of Kal Arna.