Ambassador to the Freaks
Irid is a land inhabited by many strange creatures. Giants, fairies, snake-men, tree-people, and even humans claim the land as their own. They are neighbors, but not always friends. It is the job of The Ambassador, who speaks for every race, to keep Irid at peace. Many of these ambassadors have been successful. Some have not.
A boy named Lewin lives at Castle Joten, awaiting his twentieth birthday. On that day he will become the next Ambassador. But that day is still far off; Lewin passes the time reading books in the castle garden. He has also made friends with an inhabitant of the castle who is an orphan like him, but is not a human.
Then the day comes when a mercenary shows up at the castle, and Lewin is thrust out into the world, where everyone either expects great things from him or wants him dead.
Lewin had spent years putting his eventual journey out of his mind. He had been too busy reading books and enjoying the company of Elocyne and Monsta to worry about his future task. Occasionally, though, he would imagine scenarios in which one of the people of Irid, perhaps an ophidian or a dwarf, would challenge him. Lewin would play the entire……