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The Ebon BladeThe Seven KingdomsThe Ebon Blade by Rogin
Intro Page 1
The attack began as the first drop of rain fell. A large group of travelers had shown up at the castle, seeking shelter for the night, which they were granted. Then as the clouds formed, blocking the light, the travelers pulled out weapons and began a slaughter. One guard managed to escape and the alarm was rung. Soldiers with the crest of Tekteer had come to kill the king, queen and prince.
Under the cover of night, the Tekteerans invaded the castle of Sinaal. All Prince Silus could hear was yelling and rain as he was led down the hall by his personal bodyguard, Jean. Jean was the only woman of the Royal Guards and Silus's safety fell directly under her authority. Surprisingly, Jean had begun life as a peasant, but she was born with an interest and a knack for the ways of the blade.&