Shadows Over Innocence

Shadows Over Innocence
Author: Lindsay Buroker
Language English
Pages: 17
Genre: Fantasy
Series The Emperor's Edge 0.5
Goodreads Rating: 4.11
Published: September 2nd 2012 by Lindsay Buroker

Note: Despite chronology, it is recommended that The Emperor's Edge (book 1) be read first. This short story contains a spoiler for book 1. Sicarius, the emperor’s personal assassin, returns from a successful mission only to discover that the enemy is retaliating by sending an assassin of their own. The target? Five-year-old Prince Sespian. Shadows over Innocence is a 4,500-word short story set fourteen years before the first Emperor’s Edge novel. It is available for free on the author’s website: