Enjoy millions of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more, with a free trial

Only $11.99/month after trial. Cancel anytime.

At the Sorcerer's Command
At the Sorcerer's Command
At the Sorcerer's Command
Ebook29 pages52 minutes

At the Sorcerer's Command

Rating: 0 out of 5 stars

()

Read preview

About this ebook

Miar is her people's only hope to defeat the sorcerer who has besieged her home.

She has an unusual talent. She's a soul-catcher, able to twist any soul to her will.

And Varun, the man who must guard her, is willing to use her and her gift anyway he can.

LanguageEnglish
PublisherKim Knox
Release dateJun 29, 2016
ISBN9781533746177
At the Sorcerer's Command
Read preview

Read more from Kim Knox

Related to At the Sorcerer's Command

Related categories

Reviews for At the Sorcerer's Command

Rating: 0 out of 5 stars
0 ratings

0 ratings0 reviews

What did you think?

Tap to rate

Review must be at least 10 words

    Book preview

    At the Sorcerer's Command - Kim Knox

    At the Sorcerer’s Command

    Kim Knox

    At the Sorcerer’s Command

    by

    Kim Knox

    Copyright © 2016 by Kim Knox

    All rights reserved.


    This story has been re-edited.

    It is also published in its original form in the anthology

    Thrones of Desire, from Cleis Press. Edited by Mitzi Szereto

    No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems, without written permission from the author, except for the use of brief quotations in a book review.

    Contents

    At the Sorcerer’s Command

    1. The Rahimani Siege

    About the Author

    Also by Kim Knox

    Skin Magic

    Emergence

    At the Sorcerer’s Command

    Miar is her people's only hope to defeat the sorcerer who has besieged her home.  She has an unusual talent. She’s a soul-catcher, able to twist any soul to her will. And Varun, the man who must guard her, is willing to use her and her gift anyway he can.

    1

    The Rahimani Siege

    The air reeked of blood and tar, wrapping around me, mixing with the distant flared hiss of fire. I shivered. I should’ve been in my master’s rooms, hunting through ancient scrolls for a defence against the sorcerer, Kiritan. Not here, lost in a sea of tents flapping in cold, night winds. The creak and thwack of the timber-framed mangonels ran ice through my blood. I wasn’t a soldier. Far from it.

    Panic whipped my nerves, my heart beating hard. I hadn’t volunteered for this sortie. I was an apprentice, barely that, with the first swell of magic in my blood. But I’d also shown another skill. A skill the Duke’s new paladin, Varun, commandeered as he fought back against the besieging army.

    Keep up, Miar.

    Varun’s low voice cut into my thoughts and he grabbed my arm. His strong fingers bit into muscle,

    Enjoying the preview?
    Page 1 of 1