The Queen of Cursed Things
by S.M. Gaither
Decades ago, the High King of Sundolia waged a war that vanquished the Serpent clan and drove them out of the empire, reducing them to nothing more than legends spoken of in occasional frightened whispers.
But they did not leave peacefully.
Their parting gift included curses that now rest within the empire’s soil, beneath the shade of its jungles, treading through the waves of its seas. Growing more and more dormant as the years pass under the shadow of that increasingly tyrannical high king.
Until Alaya—a young woman with a hidden Serpent mark who shouldn’t exist—accidentally wakes one of them up…
Category: Fantasy – Epic