The Thousand Scars


Counterbalance tells the brutal story of a land in turmoil, as two desperate superpowers battle for survival in a war of terror and clashes of morality. A complex series, it involves bloody battles and sieges, vengeful necromancers, rampant mercenary companies, a young man desperately searching for a new home and powerful conspiracies. 


For good or evil, The Thousand Scars shall bleed the world . . . and they will save it.

Or will they?

The Thousand Scars is the first of an epic fantasy series.


About the author: 

Michael R. Baker studied history at University of Sunderland, and at last he found a use for his degree. The idea for Counterbalance came off the back of an exhausting bus journey, ironically starting an even longer voyage into writing and publishing. Alongside his passion for storytelling and world building, Michael is an avid video gamer and cartographer, bringing his fantasy world and that of others from the mind into reality. The Thousand Scars is Michael’s debut novel.




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