Hope's End - Brian McClellan

A short story.

Captain Verundish has two problems. On campaign with the Adran army and far from her homeland, she is helpless when the young daughter she left at home is threatened. To make matters worse, General Tamas has put her lover in command of a Hope's End — the first charge through a breach straight into the teeth of enemy cannon and sorcery. To save the people she loves, Verundish will have to come up with a deadly solution...

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Release date: September 2013
Genres: fantasyhigh fantasy
Average rating: 8.00/10
Total ratings: 1
Updated: August 16, 2021

The Powder Mage (short fiction) :: Series

Chronological order:

  • Forsworn: Occurs about thirty-five years before Promise of Blood.
  • Servant of the Crown: Takes place immediately after the events in Forsworn but before the epilogue.
  • Murder at the Kinnen Hotel: occurs twenty-two years before the events in Promise of Blood.
  • Hope's End: About nineteen years before Promise of Blood.
  • The Girl of Hrusch Avenue: Ten years before Promise of Blood.
  • The Face in the Window: About two years before Promise of Blood.
  • Return to Honor: Between Promise of Blood and The Crimson Campaign.

Belongs to the series The Powder Mage Universe

The Girl of Hrusch Avenue
Hope's End
Forsworn
Servant of the Crown
Murder at the Kinnen Hotel
Return to Honor
In the Field Marshal's Shadow: Stories from the Powder Mage Universe
Ghosts of the Tristan Basin