Raised on a diet of Tolkien, Star Wars and everything in between, Ronan was first inspired to put pen to paper in primary school after being awestruck by a classmate’s hand-drawn comic book. He would spend hours after school penning his own comic, complete with lots of red ink for blood on axes and swords. Fast-forward twenty years, and his interest in science and the written word has only grown, driving him to author fiction as a labor of love.
Hibernating colonists lie within tunnels of the Guardian Tempest upon Saturn's largest moon: Titan. Yet as the storms of winter begin to lay siege, slowly things begin to unravel. It is left to those few crew still awake to defend against the one within their midst who threatens their very survival.
Thrum is an out-of-work dropout from magic university, frustrated and alone in a world ruled by sorcery and where landlords are backed by eviction ogres. His fate changes the day he happens across a scroll with an Archmage trapped within. Driven from his home clad in dressing gown and rabbit shaped slippers Thrum is pursued at every turn by a sect of dark wizards.
on June 22, 2017
Well written, with a cleanliness to the prose that matches the order and precision of the dystopian world the story is set in. Not quite five stars (the ending could have perhaps used a little more snap), but an enjoyable read.