Teo sets out to become the first Horse Lord in living memory. He is a young warrior who has a tough choice to make and a vision to build. The riders of the north are the historic protectors of the empire of Capricorn, their culture is one of meritocracy and equality; the young men and women must prove themselves in the field to gain their place in the Pride. Journey with with Teo and the others to uncover the mystery and the majesty of the far flung Northern province. The Horse Lord is a short story, a prelude to the Riders of the North series.