Despite his best efforts, Aaron is helpless to stop the dam from collapsing. He soon finds not all is lost, however.
Chapter 13: Bitterness
Aaron is totally overpowered by the hatchet man. In the most grim moment of his life, he finds a new spark.
Aaron encounters an unassuming old man, armed with nothing but a hatchet.
Aaron and Val move to the dam, determined not to let Jack and Lorna destroy it.
Aaron goes to meet his mysterious benefactors. He doesn’t like what he finds.
Aaron and Valerie finally reach the city known as the Titan’s Palm – Riak. But a foreign force has already taken root, an army bearing armor of the deepest crimson.
Val and Aaron spend their day off together. Not much rest is had.
Licking their wounds after a defeat, Aaron and Val return to battle with orcs, a new plan up their sleeves. Meanwhile, in a city not to far away, a gambler puts together the last pieces of a wicked plan.
After hearing an old man’s plea for aid, Aaron and Valerie infiltrate a den of swine to drive them back.