Author: Michael D. Young

The Hunger by Michael D. Young

The Hunger by Michael D. Young

In a distant, war-torn land, every man, woman and child must either consume the magical substance known as Sustenance or succumb to the Hunger. Those who succumb develop deformities and face exile — or even death. The scholar Azil wants nothing more than to lead a tranquil life and beat back the Hunger. But when a mysterious assassin tries to kill Azil, and a stranger […]

April 8, 2016 / 0 Comments
Rook: Revenge by Michael D. Young

Rook: Revenge by Michael D. Young

Rich may have defeated Mallory, his nemesis, but his quests are only beginning. When a trip into the labyrinth known as the Corridor of Keys almost ends in disaster, Rich realizes he needs more training to be up to the task of rescuing his father. By fulfilling a new set of quests over summer break, Rich can gain the rank of rook, which brings with […]

August 20, 2015 / 0 Comments
Nemesis: Knight by Michael D. Young

Nemesis: Knight by Michael D. Young

With two of his four quests to become a paladin completed, Rich Witz fears the hardest part is yet to come. His nemesis, a dark knight in training, has already shown his terrible power, and Rich barely escaped with his life. Not only does he need to figure out how to pass the final two tests, but also a way to defeat his enemy once […]

April 9, 2015 / 0 Comments
Paladin: Pawn by Michael D. Young

Paladin: Pawn by Michael D. Young

When nerdy eighth-grader Rich Witz unwittingly becomes a paladin, a white knight in training, he is thrust into a world where flunking a test can change the course of history, and a mysterious bully is playing for keeps with his life. Rich’s grandmother leaves him one thing before disappearing for good—a white chess pawn with his initials engraved on it. The pawn marks him as […]

December 2, 2014 / 1 Comment