Elias Reborn (Tales of Iron and Smoke Book 1) by Joseph Truitt
English | 2019 | Sci / Fi | ePUB | 1.3 Mb
Elias Reborn : What would you do with the last moments of your life?
What would you do to your enemy, if they saved your life?
When mythical creatures failed to fulfill their destiny, the creeping mold covered the earth and the land soon burst into Black Mist covered darkness. But hope dawned, in the form of a dying, young boy, seeking a chance at life. At the edge of death, Elias is suddenly kidnapped by a strange crew of misfits, seeking only to please their hardened boss. Elias will have to partner with his kidnappers and a mysterious hunchback, if he is going to find the cure, in a world filled with darkness and intrigue, he might be their only hope.
“he others living on the mountain mostly kept to themselves, only stopping by for seeds or supplies from the greenhouse. Elias never knew any of them personally because his father always made him stay inside when they came to trade. But one day a big burly man stopped by while Elias was playing in the greenhouse. He overheard the man say things like iron towers, monstrous smoky beasts and grand cities, but his father quickly sent him back inside the house.
On one of his father’s many trading journeys, he returned with a dog. – Best day ever. – Sadly though, one night something pulled that dog through the fence. His father never told him exactly what happened, but that was the week they electrified the fence surrounding the property. After that Elias started naming all the plants he was responsible for and speaking to them like friends. Except the ones he ate, of course.
For a moment the wind sucked both of the curtains out the window and held them until a big gust caught one of them and flung it back into the room so high it snapped with a – CRACK – like a wet towel on the ceiling. Startled, his eyes blinked at the sound of it. He managed an ever so tiny grin at the little bit of life it brought back into him.”