THE CHOSEN by J.C. Owens
The Chosen by J.C. Owens
Science Fiction M/M
Reviewed by Lisa
Though Mikon was ready to settle down somewhere permanently it always seems that he ends up using his skills as a caravan master. His younger brother Jakob brokered the latest job taking a small group across the Deadlands. The only thing that concerns Mikon about the month long trip are the captured Masaari warriors bound for the ruler at journey’s end.
Everything goes according to plan at first until the fateful day the warriors break free and kill the soldiers guarding them. From that point on Mikon and Jakob are subjected to an unimaginable future neither man ever thought possible. Mikon discovers that his soul is not his own and a god has been waiting for him, waiting centuries.
The Chosen is an original romance from start to finish. What begins as a straightforward tale changes into something quite unique and special. There is also a deeply emotional level of conflict and love between the characters which evolves in unexpected ways. Since it would be wrong to explain the surprises along the way simply get ready to explore the heights of sorrow and absolution. The Chosen will leave you raw and complete.