Broken Triad – Review
Epic Fantasy, Science Fiction / March 20, 2015

Published in 2013, Broken Triad – Storm of Assassins by Mohammed Qasim Mehdi is the latest epic fantasy/sci-fi crossover genre novel in contemporary English. It is probably the first such English novel from Pakistan that was written while the author was an undergraduate student at Lahore University of Management Sciences. Synopsis When Katash the black hooded assassin saves Aeli’s life, he decides to make the young boy his apprentice. Little does Aeli know that Katash is far more than just an assassin, he is a guardian. Aeli learns that guardians are warriors trained to exterminate vilest necromancers and demons of hell. As Aeli’s training starts he realizes that being a guardian is no easy task and much is expected of him. The fragile peace between the three nations of Peoples Republic, Autariates and Imperialists at last breaks, plunging the planet Altris in another wave of destructive war. Enveloped by this chaos and the struggle to protect the citizens of Peoples Republic, the Guardian Office is oblivious to the deadly plot of unleashing an ancient being that even demons fear. Together with his close friend Guli and other new recruits of Guardian College, Aeli’s path will collide with these forces. But…