1 – Fend for Yourselves “The affairs of man are not of my concern,” said Lord Alaric. “They will impact The Veils,” said the demon Albert and he sniffed. It was a habit of the High Priest and it further irritated the tetchy Alaric. “Stop sniffing,” he snapped and the air sparkled from his power.
The Shires of York is a six-part Fantasy Series set in Yorkshire that uses the rich history of God's Own County as a backdrop for the epic tale. The Dämonen were exiled by the Elven and the only way to achieve their aim to dominate the Shires is through the Veils which are shut. To open them requires twelve Crystals of the Veils and the dragons are their guardians and will not relinquish the crystals lightly.
‘Population set to reach 20 billion this year’ was the headline of the Tribune, followed by a statement from the World Federation about the increase in production that would maintain the standard of living. ‘Irrespective of the effect on the planet’ was the response of the Science Guild that was widely ignored. Science had been ridiculed during the rise of the Global Federation except where it supported their aims; some scientists valued their position within government and relinquished the search for truth that science demanded.