Flower in the Gale
Genevieve St-Yves, author
After overcoming impossible odds, Rekki the Black and Arshé return to the homeland of the ogres with an incomparable treasure. While the return of the legendary armor of the Tyrant King is greeted by many as proof of the truth behind Rekki’s destiny, heralded at birth to unite his people as King of the Ogres, there are many who fear the fulfillment of the prophecy - among them Ragnar, the mighty chief of his clan. While tensions mount and factions form, Arshé must navigate this perilous new society and use her powers of foresight to keep them both alive. As Rekki comes closer to fulfilling his fated purpose, he threatens the power structure of the ogres. Lines are drawn in the sand as the powerful declare they will go to any lengths to stop him. The Wildlands plunge into a war with ever shifting alliances, and Rekki is forced to make decisions that strain his sense of righteousness to the limit. As he struggles to balance justice against the survival of his clan, the tides of war slowly turn against him. Cornered on all sides, Arshé must carry out the task she was born to perform - to transform Rekki not only into a king but also a legend.