Blaine thought being a hero meant saving lives, having bards write songs about his great deeds, and resting easy at night knowing he had made the world a better place. Not being chased across the continent by a monster from another world. A monster he watched crawl out of a portal in his dreams. With the Shard hunting him and his friends, Blaine must go searching for answers on how to defeat the creature. Will Blaine and his friends prevail, or will the Shard continue its rampage? Shattered Souls is the action-packed introduction to a YA epic fantasy trilogy featuring tropes such as the chosen ones, found family, hidden truths, and unique magical creatures.