Throughout my first day and night at the Tabaqa, I was scared. If it were not for Noor, I would have been terrified and most likely have fled.
Once an elite warrior, Barid is now a village blacksmith. Despised and ridiculed by the villagers, Barid waits for Noor: a man whom he’d die for, a man who may already be dead. When a Dragon monk arrives and promises the villagers a miracle, Barid must decide whether to remain a blacksmith or put his past and Noor behind him.
Barid’s Story is the second 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.