- May 11, 2014 -
Bill Mays, author of fantasy novels including the Gems of EL trilogy and Resonance of the Soul, is back with a new story told within his rich and ever-developing world of EL. This story revolves around a young boy in a small, secluded village who dreams of seeing farther reaches. Elem is nothing if not a dreamer. A chance encounter with a were wolf during a visit to a traveling circus jumpstarts his journey into a broader realization of his surroundings. Witches are as real as fairies and dark savages known as the malgoeth are a threat to everyone in their path. Along with his estranged childhood friend, Tearian the barmaid, Elem ventures out to stop a plague that is threatening to return and devastate his village like it did so many years ago. A series of encounters with thieves, assassins, witches and were wolves turn his boring existence into something straight out of one of his best fantasies, or could it be one of his worst nightmares? Join Elem and Tearian to find out why fate spared them from the last plague.