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Peril and Splendor: The Journey to Yragos

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Book Intro

Legendary warrior, Ramsay Wick, has spent most of his life protecting the kingdom of Aegemald from the evils that inhabit the realm. As the leader of Team Leopadillo, he now faces the greatest challenge of his career – to find and kill the Alpha Dragon, whose mission is to torment mankind. Fortunately, he has a secret weapon in his arsenal.

Join the team of warriors and wizards on their nail-biting journey to the dragon’s lair where, confronted with an impossible choice, Ramsay will have to make a life-changing decision.

Action-packed fantasy that will keep readers gripped until the last page.

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"The story contains everything that a good fantasy needs: magic, mystery, intrigue, unexpected twists and turns, and a hero who lives up to his name. The world-building in this book is top-notch, and Caleb Birch creates a rich and immersive setting that feels both expansive and intimate." - The Bookish Elf

Goodreads Review

""If you're a fan of video games like the League of Legends, you will love Peril and Splendor. Caleb Birch's young adult fantasy story is full of magic, action, romance, and a whole host of monstrous creatures. Crisp and concise, the plot moves at a blistering pace, with an action-packed narrative that keeps you always engaged." - Readers' Favorite

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Meet Caleb

Caleb Birch has a BTech in Electrical Engineering and several years of experience in Embedded Software Development. He is passionate about all things philosophical and applies critical thinking to discover truth. When he is not writing code, he is writing fantasy. Caleb currently lives in the beautiful city of Cape Town, and enjoys spending hours playing video games.

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