AN EXCERPT of the story that is now a published book on Amazon. ____________ The Last Day has begun. The Cursed Army foretold in the ancient scrolls descends upon the kingdoms of Gorania, starting with the Murasen realm. Leila, the teenage Murasen lady who is still grasping the ways of ruling, finds herself in a position to decide whether to fight for her country, or run for her life. Nardine, the Crown Princess of Bermania, hears a rumor that her long-gone father was so close to finding a weapon against the Cursed Army. While she investigates what has happened to his unfinished work, a rebellion threatens to tear apart her kingdom. Far in the harsh northern lands of Skandivia, Halgrim, starts a perilous journey to reclaim a birthright he has been denied because of a lie. If his journey goes according to plan, nothing will stand between him and his ultimate prize. Nothing, except the Army of the Cursed.