David F. Balog
An avid reader, particularly, but certainly not limited to, fantasy, science, and science fiction, David F. Balog always sought to learn more about the world. His personal studies eventually clashed with his scholastic teachings, causing him to reject traditional academia for a time. Years later, he would earn a Master's Degree in History. All through his studies, he continued to focus on the theology, mythology, and fables and how they connected societies throughout time and regions. Though the stories and characters change, the underlying truths always remain the same: primarily, the constant striving of individuals to become better people.
The son of a village blacksmith, Mithron never expected that the path of wizardry would be an option, for it is well-known that the profession is reserved for the wealthy elite. A travelling wizard recognizes his latent talent, and offers to teach him, much to the chagrin of his family. He proves to be an able student, but uncomfortable with the niceties of society.
When his path merges with that of Glitter, a fellow mage who he has unintentionally humiliated, the mismatched pair must put aside their differences and work together along with new friends to save a kingdom.