Introduction To Abbott Book 5 of the Ian’s Realm Saga.
Before the birth of Promise and Daryl, Reuben, one of the four Patriarchs of the free Realm, returned to the island of Taikus. Hacatine, the wicked sorceress queen, sailed the high seas in search of his companions Silvio, Kaempie and Meneka, seeking to rob them of their magical powers and use it against the North Winds in order to conquer the land the mystical Songs of Wisdom protected. Her absence allowed Reuben the opportunity to rescue his sweetheart Lelanie from the caves under the mountain of Temwanie. Lelanie had just given birth to Reuben’s son. Abbott, and had been discovered by Hacatine’s warrior women. Reuben bartered with the gypsies from the Isle of Refuge, promising them the use of his magic for a safe return to their island, and a place for he and his family to live free from the tyranny of Hacatine’s kingdom.
When Hacatine returned to Taikus after a grueling shipwreck and unsuccessful venture, she spent much of her time replenishing what she had lost. Not until her fleet was restored, was she able to reestablish the search for the missing wizards. Word came to her that Reuben may be living on the south side of the Isle of Refuge, a port well protected by the King of Alisubbo whose royal navy patrolled the channel. She dare not venture into the king’s territory, having lost many ships and a portion of Taikan shoreline in a war. Instead, Hacatine sent scouts to spy out Reuben’s location. When news came that Reuben had a child, a boy with magical powers, she planned his abduction.
Deception Peak Book 1 of this series is available now on Amazon along with the short story Silvio from A Tale of the Four Wizards, Patriarchs of the Realm which begins the adventure of Reuben and his companions.
Abbott will be published after the Diary of a Conjurer, a story of Silvio, Daryl and Promise.