The Least of Elves: A Land of Fathara Novella by Robin Glassey
Toran looked upon the other Elves in Xanti with wonder. They all had at least one Gift, they all had a trade, and they all knew their path in life. Why did he have to be so different? Toran's only claim to fame had been the attention the queen had given him on his Naming Day. She had called him a harbinger … but of what? And now that he was entrusted with a delivery to the Human village of Kipra, he hoped great things finally lay in store - but feared his history of mistakes might spell disaster.
Worldbuilding: Piqued curiosity
Characters: Some more thought out than others
Immersion: Didn’t want to put the book down
Emotional Response: Engaging
Thought Provoking: New ideas came up
Cover: Adequately represents the story
Content Warnings: Torture, mutilation
This novella starts with a grim prologue where tensions are high. It then switches gears to light comedy starring a clumsy elf named Toran who marries a disabled woman with a mutilated face by accident. The story becomes darker... This book is a great dark fantasy prequel.
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