Everknightby Stefan Emunds
If you lost your life in a bet, would you go to your execution of your own free will? Would you weather temptations of wealth, status, and romance on the way there? Would you be a knight?
Everknight recounts the heroic journey of a knight who seeks his execution of his own free so his people will remember him as a knight of uncompromising honor.
Will he meet his doom or will he find a way to survive the execution?
Read a story of temptation, karma, and honor that brings the legend of chivalry back to life as an epic adventure tale that will whisk you away to an era of honor and purpose.
Our protagonist serves as the most honorable knight at King Arthur’s Round Table. After an encounter with a mysterious shield maiden, his fate becomes intertwined with that of his own honorable death - a destiny he must fight for to the bitter end. Our purpose-driven knight strikes out across the land in search of the shield maiden and to meet his voluntary execution. Little does he know that he rides toward the dark night of his soul. His journey takes him all the way to the soul world. There, his strength, duty, and uncompromising honor will be tested as he fights through treacherous trials and carnal temptations. Trapped in a terminal karmic scenario, and honor-bound to seek out his own death, he leaps into the ethos of mythology as a hero of legend.
Do you like cross-genre and innovative fantasy literature? Then, Everknight may be for you. The prime genre of Everknight is heroic fantasy. Most sword & sorcery books revolve around the fantasy world and the magic system. Everknight is a character-driven story with a touch of literary fiction that centers on the protagonist's heroic journey or honor road.
Everknight plays in two worlds. The story begins in the common world of the middle ages, at the time of Arthurian sagas. This puts Everknight in the historical fantasy, historical fiction, and medieval fantasy genre. To find his antagonist, our knight in shining armor has to cross over into the soul world and become a hero of two worlds. The events in the soul world add a visionary fiction element to Everknight. The story also touches on themes like karma and destiny, trial and triumph, and the destiny of souls.
Everknight is a crisp fantasy adventure novella with a touch of literary fiction that you can read in one sitting.
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