The first of three exciting volumes that make up Children of the Halo, the first installment in the Engines of Creation series by EJ Spurrell.
When the small Canadian town of Dunsmith is enveloped... More > by a strange light, the citizens discover they, and the entire town have been whisked away to the Pactlands. A world where the rules are different. In order to make sense of this strange new world, Terra Murphy, her friend Ryan Stills and their chaperone, RCMP Constable Cale Shephard ride off into the medieval Disputed Lands to meet with the King of far-off Halen, accompanied only by a Halish Captain, a young woman named Nalya Ruus.
But what dangers lurk ahead in these lands?< Less
It’s been a thousand years since the Pact was forged with the blood of heroes, pushing the shadows back into the darkness. Since then, peace has reigned in former Eventide. But now, dark... More > shadows working behind the scene for centuries have corrupted the once-pure High Magus Council, the overseers of the Pact and enforcers of its laws, twisting the justice it once stood for into a gross parody of greed and control.
But a secret prophecy speaks of a lost people. People ignorant to the ways of magick and steel, but masters of a new kind of magick. The magick of crafts and machines, information and tecknowledge. It is said they will emerge from a halo of dark light and bring with them a city of wonders.
Life tends to slow to a crawl in Dunsmith, British Columbia. The small Vancouver Island town is nothing more than a crossroads. But when a strange event occurs and leaves the entire town stranded knee-deep in the Disputed Lands, they find they must band together as they face trials they were unprepared for.< Less