I don’t want to go… Do I have to go?
13-year-old Prince Teodor of Freyne knows his duty to the memory of his father and his kingdom. Always, he must help those less fortunate than himself. Yet a frightening nightmare fills him with foreboding, but still he must do – into the Dome.
13-year-old Guy Erma lives in the shadow of the Dome, he has no father and no mother and his future is uncertain, he must start earning a living when he turns 14. He knows not where he will live or even how he will eat, and his only dream is to enter the military academy – at the heart of the Dome.
Two boys as different as any two boys might be. One act of cruelty will throw their lives together, but who dare they trust?
This is the first of a five book series. So far so good. Set sometime in the future in a time of space travel and planetary diplomacy it looks to be filled with action , suspense mystery and backstabbing.Talkin’ about backstabbing an interesting part of this story is the expert Blade fighters set in a world of space travel.It was very easy to keep reading ,young Sci-Fi fans will easily get into it. Author Sally Ann Melia has created a cast of characters that are fun and interesting to follow. The central figure Guy Erma looks to have a few complex layers. Who is GUY ERMA? Well everyone knows Guy Erma.He knows what he wants out of life even as others may have other plans for him . Is he the anti-hero destined for great things? The underdog to surprise his detractors? I’m not altogether sure where these characters are going but I think I have a good idea. It looks to be the beginning of a classic young adult adventure. The end of this first installment sets up the perfect jumping off point for the next.Looking forward to book 2. Hunter part 2 of Guy Erma and the son of Empire
The author Sally Ann Melia was born in Wallasey, England, in 1964, and moved to the South of France when she was eleven. She spent her teenage years living in the cosmopolitan city state of Monaco and became immersed in its many languages and cultures. An English girl in a French school, for three hours each week she would sit at the back of the class as her colleagues learnt English. To pass the time, she wrote stories. This led to a lifetime of writing novels, scripts, stories and articles.
In 2010, Sally joined the Hogs Back Writers, a club located on the outskirts of Guildford, and she set about turning an old manuscript into this novel: Guy Erma and the Son of Empire. Sally currently lives in Farnham, and she is married with two children.