Reviewed by Terry South for Reader
A well written story
with unbelievable characters.
"The Battle Lord's Lady" is set in the
future of three-hundred years; mankind is struggling to survive
a great collision that has changed the earth forever. People are
living in compounds, battling the elements and mutations. The
people are trying to live each day with the struggles of all the
mutations that have developed over the centuries.
Atrilan Ferran is a mutant huntress who was awakened one night
to the sounds of screams; she discovers that the cleaners have
invaded and are out to slaughter everything and everybody that
gets in their way. Atrilan is a master with a bow and arrow and
is able to kill sixteen of the men invading her compound.
The cleaners are headed by Yulen D'Jacques, the battle lord of
Alta Novis, and being stunned over the fact they were nearly
defeated by a woman, Yulen makes a deal with Atrilan. The deal
between Yulen and Atrilan is if she agrees to teach his men how
to be effective with a bow and arrow, he will provide safety for
her people, Atrilan agrees.
As Yulen and Atrilan travel back to Alta Novis, they are
attacked several times. With each attack, Atrilan is the one to
save them all. Before reaching Alta Novis, both Yulen and
Atrilan realize their mutual attraction to each other and that
they have fallen in love. Now that they have reached their
destination of Alta Novis, both Yulen and Atrilan will have to
prove their love for each other is good and right to both man
Will Yulen and Atrilan be able to overcome rejection from man
and mutant, or will they form a lasting bond between the two.
Will their love triumph all? You will need to pick up a copy of
"The Battle Lord's Lady" to find out the rest of the story, and
you will not be sorry as this is a well written story with
believable characters. The author has strung an intricate web
among the characters, making this an entertaining read.