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Through the Mists

By Alexandria Brim

Draft 7 Posted Date: 3/26/2012

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Genre:

High / Epic Fantasy

Word Count:

61,579

About the Book:

Nana Rosie needs to settle her two young charges for the night. An unexpected snowfall isn't helping matters. She tells them a story, promising both romance and adventure. She tells of Prince Ryan of Engledale, who falls in love for the first time with the mysterious Lady Gloria. When she disappears the morning of their wedding, he desperately tries to find her to no avail. He vows to never love again and steels his heart. As he grows increasingly cold, he ascends to the throne. At his coronation, he meets the spirited Lady Ashlynn. The two begin a friendship that starts to thaw the young king. When the young king faces an international crisis, there is only one way to prevent war with neighboring country Aldonia. Ryan agrees to marry their princess, Caroline. Neither she nor her brother are happy that their widowed mother agreed to the match. Yet Caroline knows her duty and goes on with the marriage. When their ship is attacked, they rely on a witch to help them.

About the Author:

Alexandria Brim is a writer in NYC. As a young girl, she loved to read; so much so that she won the reading award. It was only natural to start writing.

Author's Note:

This is what I like to call my "sweeping epic starring a cast of thousands." I've been working on it for about a year now. A few people have seen this but I'm looking for more concrit about it. One important thing to keep in mind is that I view my world as an alternate version of Europe. Engledale is a more medieval country with the people having prominently Irish names. Aldonia is more advanced, similar to the 18th century Englightenment, with prominently French names. Lladsburg is in between--Renaissance--with prominently German names. Note: I altered the prologue slightly due to new ideas.

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