Shadowplay is back out, so I’m re-sharing some older posts from the blog tour in 2014.
A Brief History of Ellada and its Colonies
By Professor Caed Cedar, Royal Snakewood University
(Author’s note: Professor Caed Cedar was a renowned historian of Ellada and its Colonies. Extracts of his many works appear occasionally in the quotes at the beginning of each chapter of the books)
Ellada was not always the great empire of the Archipelago. It used to be weak, lacking little in natural resources. Then, they discovered vast caches of Vestige in caves and caverns peppered through the land. Vestige, or these remnants of technology or magic from the long-vanished Alder, were thought to be mythical. Ellada used this Vestige to rise and lead the other countries of the Archipelago, who, though they had more natural resources, had far less Vestige.
Read the rest at The YA Sisterhood Blog, where the post first appeared.