Dark Fate: The Gathering (Volume One)

Dark Fate: The Gathering (Volume One)

by Matthew Howerter, Jon Reinke

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Overview

Volume one of the Dark Fate Chronicles.

An arranged marriage.
A lost heir to the dwarven throne.
An ancient undead seeks to manipulate four unlikely heroes.

Princess Sloane is to become a queen. Her marriage will unite the last two human kingdoms of Orundal. As it is not a marriage of choice but of necessity, she struggles with the responsibility laid before her, not knowing that the sacrifice she makes for her homeland will be but the first that she must endure.

Her twin sister, Princess Sacha, has been called from her studies at the Monastery to support Sloane in her time of need. Sacha has begun to learn the ways of the arcane and deals with her own troubles concerning the loss of a family that has been taken from her.

The sisters will not face their fates alone as Erik and Kinsey, steadfast companions, become their guides.

Erik seeks only solace for himself and his adopted son, but soon learns that such a wish is impossible to attain as the events around them unfold.

Kinsey, orphaned at birth, wrestles with his newfound rage not realizing that its cause is tied to his unknown heritage.

A tale of adventure filled with dwarves and elves, men and mages, were-beasts and the undead who clash together in a conflict so vast it will consume them all. These four troubled souls will become champions in the struggle for survival, as dark forces gather to destroy them.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149191291
Publisher: Idea Forge Publishing LLC
Publication date: 03/14/2014
Series: The Dark Fate Chronicles , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 165,335
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Matt is one of those guys who grew up loving to draw, watching cartoons and playing RPGs (the kind where you sit at a table and the other players are generally in the same room with you). When deciding what direction to take in life, Matt was torn between illustration and storytelling, both forms of art he truly enjoyed. Illustration and design won out and became his career for nearly two decades, but storytelling always remained close to his heart. Finally, Matt has used his pencil to write as well as draw, and he hopes to continue to do so for the rest of his days.


Jon has pursued many things in his life, but a love of fiction and fantasy has prevailed through all of his multiple careers. No matter the job-construction or healthcare, architecture or environmental consulting-the characters of Jordan, Sanderson, Pratchett, King, Martin and others have provided a glimpse of the fantastic and the inspirational.
Writing has proven to be as satisfactory an adventure as any of the other jobs, and new adventures beckon.
He is exceedingly thankful for his family and friends that have enabled him to take this opportunity.

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