By Alex Albrinck
They murdered his spouse and son. They burned down his condo. They beat him inside an inch of his lifestyles. after which they discovered that they had the incorrect man.
They must have killed him once they had the chance.
Will Stark is a self-made multi-billionaire, fortunately married and a proud father. He arrives domestic to discover his residence destroyed and his relations murdered, and is himself rescued from convinced dying via a mysterious trio.
His rescuers are a part of a splinter faction of a centuries-old mystery society that has constructed terrific technological advances, and unlocked the tactic to free up humanity's innate power, and talents lengthy suggestion the area of magic. Will used to be mistakenly believed to be a key dissident and fugitive, at the run from the first crew, often called the Aliomenti.
Society believes him useless, and should elects to paintings from the shadows to profit the secrets and techniques of the Aliomenti, secrets and techniques which may aid him search his personal kind of vengeance.
Or, possibly, turn into the guy they'd sought all alongside.
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Extra resources for A Question of Will (The Aliomenti Saga, Book 1)
We thought our lives would follow the same well-trodden path as the lives of our fathers and grandfathers. We were wrong, of course. The universe had other plans for us. The Emperor was coming, but the first currents of change in our society were already at work long before his arrival. Some time before the Emperor came to Caliban, a new knightly order had been founded among our people. It called itself simply ‘the Order’, and its members put forward the startling proposition that all men were created equal.
True enough, cousin,’ said Nemiel. ’ ‘I remember,’ said Zahariel, though in truth he remembered little of the night they had spent in the darkness beyond the safety of the gates of the Order’s fortress monastery, save for the terror of the great beasts, and of the night. ‘He told me it was a phrase from ancient Terra,’ continued Nemiel. ‘When people lived through periods of change, the kind of days when history is made, they referred to them as “interesting times”. They even had an expression: “May you live in interesting times”.
I have talked of Caliban, of Lion El’Jonson and of the campaign against the great beasts, but I have neglected to mention the most important player in our drama. I am talking about Luther. He was the man who found Jonson in the forest and gave him his name, the man who brought him to civilisation and taught him the ways of human society. He was the one who, through all Jonson’s exploits and honours, stood side-by-side with him and matched him. Luther had not Jonson’s advantages in matters of war and strategy.