Since it's still in editing, Rachel provided me with some great character details that helped in the creation of the cover art. At first, I had some details a bit askew, but I'll cover that topic in Friday's article on the 4RV News blog. Don't worry though, I'll be sure to post a snippet here, so you can get to read it.
I just received the back cover blurb. Keep in mind, this may get edite before all is said and done, too, bt it gives you a tease. Check it out:
Filled to the brim with forbidden love, an ancient evil, and a nation in disrepair, Empyreal Fate is a tale of riveting bravery and mortal corruption.
lingers on the brink of war between men and elves, a dark history surrounding each race. Stirred by tensions of the land, a shadow of the past reemerges, taking precedence in reality and consuming the very soul of mans’ mortal weakness. Darrion, the son of a poor laborer, is ensnared in a hostile world, forced to choose between loyalty to his king or the counsel of the elves. Yet Fate has other plans in store, tying his course to Amarya, an elven royalblood of mysterious quality and unsurpassable beauty. But this forbidden connection incites betrayal from members of their own kin, marking them as traitors to the crown. In a land torn asunder, only Fate’s decree can allow such love to coexist with an ancient enmity. land of Llathala
Behold: A Llathalan Annal: Empyreal Fate – Part One.
In the meantime, give me your thoughts on my latest cover creation.
Enlargements (and the first draft), can be seen on my website's Fantasy Illustration & Beyond page.
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