03. Making HistoryHow can you know what will make it into the history books? Why would they wish to remember you, or your partner? Most of the time you can never know what actions may make history, but sometimes you can catch a glimpse of what they may one day say of you. This was one of those rare moments.
Nereza watched the council chambers carefully, each moment giving her more time to think over the actions she had planned. She didn't want that time, but it couldn't be helped. She stood beside a huge tapestry, out in the open, yet she seemed to melt into the wall. She had lost sight of the others already, she knew they hadn't moved but with each moment the spell had deepened until they were all practically invisible. She caught a flash of movement and had to stifle the urge to swear, don't move she had told them, it will break the spell for a moment. At least the council was not here yet.
The council filed in, the king, his advisor and five prominent lords of the land. The king was a tall figure, th
Casting RunesongsA Blurb
Angels and demons have been in a war for thousands of years, waged in the skies above a neutral human kingdom. Few remember what started the war, but it continues through racial hatred and continued wartime atrocities committed by both parties. Demons and angels both seek the favour of the lesser human beings in order to gain a small strategic edge, but time and time again wise kings, or wise advisors have turned them down, maintaining an uneasy equality in their kingdoms.
Yethzer is a member of the Demonguard, an order of demons equal to great generals when not protecting their king in battle. One day, on a routine training reconnaissance mission he and his young flock are attacked by a group vastly different from any they have encountered before. They are attacked by a flock of demons supported by an angel choir, an impossibility due to the strong inherited hatred in every single member of both races. Yethzer alone escapes and takes his story to the humans, s