~ The tale of a young woman, struggling to handle the monstrous burden of inheriting significant power and the pain of losing her dear brother. --- Xantya's fingers unconsciously found their way to the hilt of her blade as she took in the busy city square with wary eyes. Her search had not been going well, and these people gave her the creeps. It wasn't their dirty, unkept appearance. Many people outside the capitol generally were as such. Rather, they looked at her like she was strange, an outsider, all with the same, knowing eyes... ( Read More ) >>> Listen to Audiobook Chapter <<< ---- Whew, finally got this formatted to show properly in the thumbnail - it only took me about a dozen tries! To any who read/listen, I hope you enjoy! Let me know what you think, please! I have more planned for this!