It's time for my query to go to kindergarten. I'd like to consolidate and trim some fat, either from plot or relationships. Whichever is deemed least interesting to the eyeballs. Took a risk, threw a curse word in there. Don't hesitate to tell me if that's a miss for you.
Happy to reciprocate. Thank you kindly.
When the young and hot-blooded gather, they'll pair off to do one of three things: fight, fuck, or fall in love. Mounting a resistance against oppression seems impossible under these circumstances.
Rebel leader Saidan must navigate the pitfalls of human nature to free her people from the Derelynn Republic. After decades of being subjugated and spat on for their ability to wield magic, it will take more than one woman's rallying cry to mend their broken spirits.
When a third nation matures into their age of sail, Saidan embarks on a journey to forge an alliance with their monarch. In pursuit of respect for her homeland, she reclaims her magic, survives the desert wasteland, hunts a deadly beast, and stifles a civil war. Empowered by her newfound station, Saidan intends to force her oppressors to bend at the knee.
That is, if she could just get everyone to cooperate for long enough.
Her lover is a sovereign willing to risk international war rather than compromise her nation's ancient traditions. Her comrade is a banished Derelynn soldier conditioned to fear magic wielders as condemned heathens. This trio agrees on only one thing: the enslavement of children under the Republic must stop. Together, they dismantle the underground market and expose the corruption rotting Derelynn's democracy to its core.
Upending the Republic leaves the future ripe for the plucking. As desperate as these young leaders are for peace, their visions of the future clash. Freedom, integrity, and peace cannot coexist. They will choose between them to shape their countries’ fate. In the history books yet to be written, these decisions will distinguish the heroes from the villains.
I submit for your consideration THE UNSUNG ISLE, a fantasy novel of approximately 200,000 words featuring a spirited lesbian protagonist. Audiences of ELEMENTAL LOGIC will appreciate the diverse characters and settings drawing inspiration from Southern and Middle Eastern Asia in addition to familiar aspects of Western Europe. Its active prose, reflective of MISTBORN, will engage modern readers of the genre.