A warrior fighting his destiny. A woman desperately seeking hers. And a magic portal that joins them both. Dál Cruinne is a world of warriors and mages, clan kings and sages. Asleep since the Dragon Wars of millennia past, the beasts have now awoken. Arlan, warrior son of the High King of the Sovereignty of Dál Gaedhle, is destined to be the war chief of his clan. But the cost is a future that ignores his desire to choose his own path. Scottish librarian, Rhiannon, adrift after losing her job due to economic cuts, now lives a second-rate life, feeling more out of place than ever. When Arlan bursts into her world on his war horse and brandishing weapons, he turns her existence up-side-down. He thinks he’s found the perfect woman. She can’t understand why he’s delaying his return. Now with his world on the brink of war, and Rhiannon challenging his attitudes, Arlan must choose between his growing feelings for her and his responsibilities to his people. Will the call of his home world be stronger, and is her desire to fight beside him even possible? The Crossing is a portal fantasy romance featuring dedicated sword-brothers and love that fiercely protects. It explores the meaning of destiny and what it costs to grab hold and make it your own. If you like romance, sword and sorcery, portals and dragons, then you’ll love the action-packed series Arlan’s Pledge. This novel contains fight scenes and some supernatural elements. Other novels in The World of Dál Cruinne: Murtairean: An Assassin’s Tale. This series is written in British English. HE'S RUNNING FROM HIS DESTINY. SHE'S SEEKING HERS.