Karik has always wanted to travel and see more of the world. Finally, he’s going on his first major expedition, to explore the wild and mysterious land of Andon, and make it give up its secrets.But he’s about to learn that working in a team, and managing diverse talents and personalities isn’t that easy. And it’s even harder when your leader is a prickly but handsome army lieutenant who thinks you’re an arrogant bastard, and your colleague only seems to open his mouth to insert the other foot. Karik will encounter danger, hardship and much personal trial. But will he win his reward at the end of it? Read Staying Power and find out.
Freely Given is a prequel to Falling from the tree and Staying Power, covering Kei and Arman’s first few months in Darshek.