My latest YA fantasy manuscript centres around a young prince, Kynan, the heir to the throne of his land of Tyernas. Kynan embarks on a quest to rescue his mother from her ten-year slumber in the magical realm of Everdream.
In the Wake, there is nothing much to recommend him. He is scrawny for his age of 15, brown haired and pale. Though he has a court of youths who treat him with deference, he knows they secretly scorn him. His father, the king, surely finds him a disappointment, as he keeps him from any kind of responsibility or risk.
But that is just the beginning of who Kynan is. In Everdream he can be anything. In Everdream he is his truest self.