By Karen Hancock
For eight years Abramm has trained and disciplined himself in order to devote his life to being a priest of Eidon. All that’s left before beginning his service is to touch Eidon’s Sacred Flame and feel His presence.
When Abramm touches the flame, instead of feeling the awe and devotion he expected, he feels dread and isolation. Even after everything he’s done, he still isn’t good enough to serve Eidon. And when he foolishly listens to his heretic brother, a string of unfortunate choices quickly leads to him being betrayed by a mentor and sold into slavery as a gladiator among infidels in the southern lands.
Where was Eidon when Abramm needed him? And why couldn’t he ever be good enough for Him? [Read more…]