It's a time of war and Mock's land has been invaded, his people routed, killed or enslaved. Out for revenge, Mock and his band of brothers cut a swathe of destruction across the land. Grinda is an innocent village girl who's heard tell of the barbarians' savagery. When they destroy her village and their monstrous leader kidnaps her, she expects the worst. How wrong she is. Two enemies. A land divided. A love that defies the odds. Excerpt only.