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Posted 17 May 2017 - 09:05 AM

Abandoned as an infant, the only clue leading to his identity was a tattered blanket that dawns the name Greyfeather. Adopted by the King of Ravenshurst he was taking in and loved, Given the name Gideon he was raised alongside the heir to the throne. His brother Lorek is profoundly jealous and as the years pass the space between them grows wide. Gideon is the captain of the finest army in the land, love and respected by all in Ravenshurst. One night the King becomes poisoned and dies abruptly as Lorek blames Gideon for his father’s murder. Lorek sentences Gideon to death and has him banished from his childhood home.

 

Loss of all he holds dear he faces certain demise. On the cusp of giving up all hope he is rescued by a rogue band of warriors who give him a chance at a new life. Reluctant he makes the choice to stay among the group and join them. He is welcomed within the guild and accepts the city as his new-found home. The Brotherhood of the Trice is a famed guild aiding those less fortunate. After the death of the guild’s leader Gideon is chosen to lead. The burden of leadership weighs heavy upon his shoulders as he struggles with his own moral conflictions. Not refusing a dying man’s wish he decides to remain with the Guild and see them prosper.

 

Whispers are circulating of a vengeful witch and her promise to burn the land to cinder. Malvera the wicked raises an ancient army from their baneful slumber. The Faceless have risen three times past and shrouded the land within darkness. The Kingdom of Ravenshurst allies themselves with the Witch and her darkened horde. With the witch and the king allied together many cities fall to their cruelty.

 

Gideon chooses to stand in defiance against a superior force. Famed warriors from the four corners swear fealty under the guild’s banner. Gideon attempt to unify bitter rivalries and ally the scattered kingdoms of the land. Obtaining Elven forged weapons by a great king or conversing with the sea goddess herself he has yet to shed any light upon his namesake. Greyfeather, what became of his family, why is his namesake so revered, and to what purpose drives him.

 

The army of Ravenshurst marches on Hunam as Gideon is forced to protect an ally. The Faceless descend upon the battlefield tirelessly devouring all within their path. Brave men on horseback attempt a final effort to ride directly in the mist of the enemy to escape. Only with the assistance of mages fire do they escape deaths embrace. Humbled they return home as a single crown is abandoned by the roadside. Gideon gazes among his worn army as the painful truth begins to settle… Only if all Thirteen Kingdoms unite will they stand a chance!

 



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Posted 18 May 2017 - 01:16 PM

Can anyone critique this synopsis please.







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