the winter letter
by Dustan Stanley
On his thirteenth birthday Will receives a strange letter from a King. The letter is full of nonsense, so he figures it's a prank, but then there are three knocks on his front door. By the next day his entire world has fallen apart and the strange letter makes perfect sense. Near the closing the letter reads: Tomorrow, get on the 3:30 train. Go south. Get off at sunset and walk deep into the eastern woods. Knock on the door of the only house you come across... Did this so called king know what was going to happen beforehand or did he orchestrate the ordeal himself? Will must know, so he sets out on an epic journey that takes him to a world full of magic and war, with new friends and new enemies. In the end he comes face to face with the one responsible. His life will never be the same.