'We all want to control what happens to us,' he said. 'But I've yet to meet the man who claims he has complete control over his life.'
Babak's early childhood is lonely and often violent. Things change when he befriends Kunie, the emperor's daughter. Infatuated, Babak wants to be a guardsman and, one day, Kunie's personal bodyguard. But Babak was born to serve a greater purpose. How will Babak react when he learns that his commitment to Kunie and his destiny are not one and the same thing
Babak's Story is the fifth of six novellas in the epic fantasy Dragon Pearl series. Set in a world that borrows from Asian and Middle Eastern mythologies, and where gods and humans exist alongside one another, each novella describes the events that culminate in the Takeo Sura Pearl novels: Tamuda Rising and The Four-Day War.