Chapter I The prince goes north! And I, thank Ord, the World-Serpent, and whatever other gods and monsters I've blathered on about – I go with him! I'm hardly starting from the start, I know, but I suspect I've given Obris' old maxim more credit than it's due. I kept it well in mind as… Continue reading
This book of tales, I dedicate to the prince: a man I never met in life, and a man I failed in death. Had he lived, I believe he'd take a keen interest in these stories. With what little power I command over the written word, I pray to draw these threads of legend and history together, and so bring him some small measure of the peace he was denied. Alexi – long live the prince.