The Guardian's Key by Anne Logston
It's an adult short fiction. Magic, love, intrigue, mystery, dragons and such...
Everyone knew the dark legend of Crystal Keep...
Of its endless hallways and infinite doors. Of the all-knowing Oracle hidden within its walls. And of the all-powerful Guardian who challenged those who dared to enter.
No one knew for sure what was truth and what was rumor, except that very few people went there. And even fewer returned.But Dara knew it was her only hope.
So begins a strange and mysterious journey of discovery, a young woman's search for her own special magic--and her own self. Behind every door awaits new worlds of possibility. And deep within every heart lies the greatest secret of all: that strength and courage have a magic all their own