This promises to be quite an interesting book series. Set around the conflict between the two brothers Kaz and Tobin who are vying for approval from their father. They are also both keen to be the leader of their warriors.Tobin learns some hard lessons in this prequel to Rise and Fall: Book One of the Blood and Tears Trilogy. When it comes to being the ultimate leader of men some will stop at nothing to succeed. Murder and betrayal most foul are what set the pace in this short story. This has a lot of potential. It will be interesting to see where the author takes young Tobin especially after the events in this prequel. How will he achieve his goals now?