A grimdark fantasy novel set in an original setting.
Young Da-Ren, born in a barbaric tribe, must enter the Sieve, the forty-day initiation trial that determines the fate of every boy and girl. Many of his comrades will fall, the strong will join the warriors, an elite few will be marked for leadership.
South of the Blackvein River, a young Sarah survives the horror of the barbaric raids and devotes her life to acquiring knowledge and wisdom. Not even ten thousand warriors will be able to stand against her, when she delivers her vengeance of wine and song.
C.A. Caskabel started writing Drakon in 2013 and completed the 400,000-word epic fantasy novel in 2016. He split Drakon into four books which he will release within 2017, he promises. After all, he is eager to start working on the next novel. C.A. is also the founder of an indie publisher of picture books and fantasy fiction.
Before 2013, C.A. was a serial technology entrepreneur. He studied at Boston and Brown University. He calls Boston, New York, Providence, San Francisco, London, and Athens (and in general Planet Earth) home.