Ashes of Revival

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18th Century

Alex Shobe

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A 19-year-old queen breaks traditions and frees those enslaved to the arena's games. Although she loses her throne, and nearly her life, she finds a darkness within her.


Action,Adventure,Fantasy,Historical Fiction,Young Adult

Short Summary

The story begins with Leona (the queen) being forced to attend a gladiatorial-style fight in the arena. Her attendance is mandatory because of her position as a ruler. When she witnesses yet another man die in front of her, she decides to terminate the games, much to her Council's dismay.

The story ends with Leona no longer shying away from the bloodshed. She kills the man who led her coup detat and also watches with a smile as those who conspired against her hangs from the gallows.


Medieval/Victorian era

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message,Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity,Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Leona D'Auron

Age: 18

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring,Badass,Confident,Decisive,Empathetic,Faithful,Gracious,Educated,Honorable,Blunt,Selfless,Outspoken,Skillful,Visionary,Romantic,Sophisticated

Additional Character Details

Name: Colton Rybolt

Age: 19

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Aspiring,Badass,Aggressive,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Empathetic,Faithful,Heartthrob,Heroic,Honorable,Leader,Masculine,Modest,Blunt,Selfless,Outspoken,Skillful,Romantic,Sarcastic,Strong Moral Code,Clumsy

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About The Author

Alex Shobe is a dark historical fantasy author. She has been writing for several years, with the first book of her debut trilogy released in May 2019. She currently resides in Indiana with her two daughters and husband.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Vulpine Publishing

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available