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By Mark Teppo

In the course of the 5th campaign, the bloody siege of Damietta grinds to a stalemate and a tender Christian soldier starts having visions…

Raphael of Acre, a tender start up of the Shield-Brethren, turns into a struggle hero in the course of a vicious conflict for keep watch over of a Muslim stronghold. one among his partners, Eptor, is wounded within the conflict and falls less than the effect of wierd hallucinations. whilst an effective plots to control Eptor’s visions into battle propaganda, Raphael struggles among accountability to the reason and accountability to his religion. not able to reconcile his roles as Christian and soldier, Raphael seeks out an not likely resource of tips — the nice pacifist Francis of Assisi.

Part of the Foreworld Saga, Dreamer confronts the anomaly of utilizing sword and fist in order to unfold a message of humility and compassion.

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