"If it weren't for the Gift, he would never have known. If it weren't for the Gift, he would have been content. But Edmond Dantifori had the Gift--a power few could comprehend--and with this Gift a simple peasant boy was about to change the world."
It is a time of Chaos--a time of famine and disease and war worse than anyone can remember. And yet, even in the midst of such hopelessness, a peasant boy has glimpsed a future far different than the creeping pestilence outside his door.
In strange dreams and baffling visions, young Edmond has seen himself as both warrior and savior, fulfilling a great destiny in which he will ultimately deliver his people from darkness to Light.
Scoffed at by his own family and relentlessly pursued by those who would use his powers for evil, Edmond must find the courage to face unimaginable dangers as he and his friends embark on one of the greatest quests of all time!
Join author Nicolas Ambrose as he leads us on an amazing journey across medieval Sicily, seeking answers to questions that have haunted mankind since the beginning of time:
"What is my true purpose in life?"
"How can I succeed where others fail?"
"Is it possible to create my own Destiny?"
Within these pages, Nicolas Ambrose answers those questions and more. Prepare yourself for a fascinating tale of yesterday with a priceless message for today!
'A Small Matter of Destiny' is an historical fantasy set in 13th century Sicily. A great deal of research went into the creation of this book, ensuring that the story is both unique and historically accurate. Using vivid and detailed descriptions of place, time, and character, the author creates a mental landscape that will magnetically draw you in and drop you feet first into another world.
And, although the story is completely entertaining in its own right, there are also important lessons tucked within the pages of this classic quest. Nicolas thoughtfully explores the possibility of creating a reality for oneself that does not depend on what others believe is possible. In today's world, bombarded on all sides by those proclaiming that every tomorrow will be worse than today, these valuable lessons are certainly worth considering.
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Published September 1, 2009
History, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction.