By David Weber
After centuries of stasis, the island nation of Charis started to defy the edicts of the Church of God Awaiting—egged on, a few say, by way of the mysterious warrior-monk Merlin Athawes. Now, within the wars and intrigues that experience cascaded from Charis's announcement of independence, the populous Republic of Siddermark is sliding into chaos. Vicar Clytahn of the Church of God at harvest time. King Cayleb of Charis, his queen Sharleyan, and Merlin Arthawes can have their palms complete attempting to stave off wholesale hunger in Siddermark whereas whilst delivery in sufficient land wrestle devices to fend off the "volunteers" from the Church's Temple Lands. And whereas Vicar Clyntahn is hailed within the Church for his boldness and audacity, there are those that take into accout how based Church energy is on cash from Siddermark...and who ask yourself what's going to take place if Siddermark starves.
Bursting with vibrant invention and the sweep of lived historical past, Midst Toil and Tribulation will construct its series' viewers to a brand new level.
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