“I knew what the collar meant. I was a slave. I felt numb inside. It was a fate said to be worse than death . . .”
Adaryn, a magic wielding nomad, has been captured and enslaved by an Oppressor. Her captor is handsome, agreeable, intelligent, and completely unlike the cruel master she had expected, but Adaryn is ready to do whatever it takes to gain her freedom.
A 25,000 word novella.
Adaryn is considered a savage because her people live off the land in the forest. Aaric is an Oppressor who is looking for his first slave. But we quickly learn that he is not like other Oppressors. He is good to Adaryn and she knows it.
The other Oppressors have been know to use the collars the slaves wear to shock them into submission and to beat them for there disobedience.
It’s a story of love and acceptance and that these two individuals aren’t really that different.
About the Author:
Kara Jaynes grew up on Vashon, a little island in the Puget Sound. She’s been writing and drawing since she was very young, and is now a published author and illustrator.
When Kara was very small, she wanted to be a zookeeper. Now she’s married and has six kids. On some days, that kind of amounts to the same thing.
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