The Circle Opens is the first of three stories following Evelyn Amell's journey as a Grey Warden. Having spent the majority of her life tucked away from the world in the Circle Tower, the young, inexperienced mage is confused to be thrust into a position of leadership following the catastrophe at Ostagar. She's even further confused as her heart divides between the growing affection for her fellow Grey Warden, Alistair, and the first love of her life, the templar, Cullen.
Romance/Drama/Adventure re-imagining of the Origins story, with Cousland OC, Cullen/Amell and Amell/Alistair, and much more.
- Part 1 of The Widening Gyre
Before Evelyn Amell was ejected into the custody of the Grey Wardens, she was an apprentice in the Circle Tower of Ferelden. Between her studies and apprenticeship to the First Enchanter, her struggles with her peers, and friends who can't seem to keep themselves out of trouble, she finds herself falling in love with a templar-- Cullen.