An army of undead monsters ravages the land.In order to overcome the sinister power behind them, Rik must master his birthright as a Shadowblood assassin under the tutelage of his deadliest enemy, his half-sister Tamara. More
“The King of High Adventure,” Starlog.
A thousand years ago the world of Gaeia fell to the Terrarchs, cruel and beautiful alien invaders with a deadly secret. Masters of sorcery and intrigue they have ruled humanity with a fist of steel inside a glove of velvet. For a thousand years, ancient demons have slept, waiting for the moment of their return. Now the stars are right. Old and evil gods are wakening. New revolutions are being born. A genocidal war that will destroy civilization sweeps ever closer.
In a world of magic and gunpowder, the half-breed Rik must rise from simple soldier to the deadliest assassin the world has ever known as he seeks his birthright. A hungry horde of the walking dead rises to conquer the world. As the forces of darkness over-run the land, the halfbreed Rik must complete his apprenticeship as a Shadowblood assassin under the tutelage of his deadliest enemy and then confront the scheming necromancers of the Dark Brotherhood at the very heart of their empire of evil.
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Bill King is the author of over 20 novels, an Origins Award winning game designer, husband, father and player of MMOs. His short stories have appeared in Interzone and Years Best SF. He lives in Prague, Czech Republic.