A short story.
A short story set before the events of The Blood of Kings.
From the time she was a child, Morwen of Cashel has dreamed of becoming a mage.
Finally, the day of choosing has arrived, and the entire kingdom waits with bated breath to see if she will join the ranks of the heroes of old.
To earn acceptance into the order of mages, Morwen must first pass a series of rigorous trials, but no one could prepare her for the greatest challenge of all — choosing between her heart’s desire and doing what is right.
Kyle Alexander Romines is a teller of tales from the hills of Kentucky. He enjoys good reads, thunderstorms, and anything edible. His writing interests include fantasy, science fiction, horror, and western.
Kyle's debut horror novel, The Keeper of the Crows, appeared on the Preliminary Ballot of the 2015 Bram Stoker Awards in the category of Superior Achievement in a First Novel. He obtained his M.D. from the University of Louisville School of Medicine.