Blossom and the Beast
by RS McCoy
Blossom Frane is only weeks away from her transformation. On her 18th birthday, she’ll find out her branch of society and her totem, the animal form she’ll have for the rest of her life. Like her brothers, she’s expected to be a brown bear of the religious branch known as Terra.
In the Alderwood forest, Blossom’s bear blood is a valuable asset. Any day now, a rival clan leader will step forward for her hand in marriage. Blossom can do nothing more than sit back and wait to be traded to the highest bidder.
Determined to spend her last weeks exploring the Alderwood, Blossom sneaks away and manages to find Kaide Landel. Known for his violence and disregard for the Terra branch, he’s all wrong for the bear clan’s prized daughter. But when the politician uses his wealth and influence to secure her hand, Blossom has no choice but to leave her family and marry him—if she lives that long.
Category: Fantasy – Fairy Tales