To finish off my little blog tour for the launch of Bloodsworn, here is a guest post in Chris Nuttall’s blog where I reveal more about Bloodsworn’s map, the history of its world, and the premise of the story. 🙂
Bloodsworn by Tej Turner
“Classic Epic Fantasy. I enjoyed it enormously.”
–Anna Smith Spark
“Everyone from Jalard knew what a bloodoath was. Legendary characters in the tales people told to their children often made such pacts with the gods. By drawing one’s own blood whilst speaking a vow, people became ‘Bloodsworn’.
And in every tale where the oath was broken, the ending was always the same. The Bloodsworn died.”
It has been twelve years since The War of Ashes, but animosity still lingers between the nations of Sharma and Gavendara, and only a few souls have dared to cross the border between them.
The villagers of Jalard live a bucolic existence, nestled within the hills of western Sharma and far away from the boundary which was once a warzone. To them, tales of bloodshed seem no more than distant fables. They have little contact with the outside…
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