‘Arantur' is an epic fantasy story and the first book in the ‘Riothamus’ trilogy. Arantur, a young man raised in the small central Andurian town of Leigh and apprenticed to Mastercraftsman Blacksmith Cody has small-town dreams and aspirations. However, Arantur will soon discover that his destiny lies elsewhere. With war looming on the horizon, an enigmatic stranger befriends Arantur, and takes him on a journey of self-discovery and adventure. ‘Arantur’ will appeal to readers aged sixteen years and older.