Some might feel Rabbit was ineptly named: no trembling
bunny, Rabbit is a powerful figure with diverse and
powerful friends. Although it might seem like right after
quashing a rebellion, he and his king would be able to rest
and recoup. Instead, as the king's heir, Rabbit is told he
has to make recompense for when his mother, a highborn
lady, deserted her betrothed to run away with his father.
Therefore, the entire party lands in the middle of
intrigues upon intrigues when they arrive to meet Rabbit's
new betrothed: the daughter of the man jilted by his
In addition, unusual magic abounds, a companion's daughter
is revealed, and twisty plots and subplots tighten like a
snare around Rabbit, who quickly realizes he may once again
be enmeshed in circumstances he cannot control.
A detailed fantasy adventure, SHADOWS PAST expertly enfolds
the reader with detailed exposition, thorough character
development and fascinating examples of elaborate cultural
Rabbit is struggling to make sense of his new
powers and his new position as King Jusson's heir when a
man once scorned by his mother comes seeking retribution-
and demands that Rabbit marry his daughter...