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Devoted nobleman Karl White serves the Faith of Kallikratés through his role as the Commander of the Holy Blades. A loyal soldier of the gods, he protects their flock within the land of Ardana, no matter how questionable his actions are.
One day, the Holy Blades' investigation into the infamous Blackthorn Guild takes an unexpected turn. A vigilante has taken arms against the fearsome brigands, capturing the hearts of many people and undermining the Holy Blades' purpose. Determined to learn about the so-called hero, Commander White comes face-to-face with his dark past, steeped in a myriad of secrets.
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About the Author
Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Rina S. Mamoon got into writing at the age of fifteen. Her favourite stories include Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen and H. Rider Haggard’s She. A fan of fantasy movies like The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and The Mummy. She’s also an avid gamer and a fan of Demon’s Souls, Baten Kaitos, Bloodborne, Dark Souls, BioShock, The Witcher 3, and Fatal Frame.
She had been a part of the Avatar Media Inc. team, as an artist and graphic designer. Rina also has a side gig as a photographer, contributing both photographs and artwork to Adobe Stock.
On August 5, 2013, she embarked on a personal project using a first-generation iPod Touch. It was from there The Dark One was born. The original story and the first remake, which became The Lost & Cursed and The Cursed Herald, were written almost exclusively on that device.
Rina loves to write dark fantasy while building worlds and the creatures that inhabit them. She also likes to create artwork of said creatures and characters from her stories. She also likes to write psychological horror.