In our world, the Mediterranean basin dried up, only to refill again. If it hadn't, that sea bottom would have become the most savage desert in the world. In his world, mild-mannered Radnal vez Krobir likes it that way. When his kingdom's enemies try to shake down the Barrier Mountains and let the Atlantic in, he has to stop them — or else drown along with everything he holds dear.
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