A war is brewing, the Godgame has begun…
“An epic fantasy tale set in a wondrous world of corruption and war and hope and longing and dreams. No review you will read will ever do this story justice. Just buy it, read it and thank me later.”~ Nev Murray, Confessions of a Reviewer
Some say the world of Meridian is in its last age of existence. The Flood is coming, an event that will wipe the planet clean of corruption. But for humanity, there are more immediate troubles. A war is brewing between the decadent and industrial City of Talos and the rural territory of Nova.
When twelve-year-old Ash Alexander is recruited by the Novan militia, his life—and the life of each member of his family—is thrown into chaos, into a war far deadlier than anyone could have predicted.
While Ash’s sanity is tested against the horrors of war; a woman seeks to uncover the mysteries of the School of the Unseen in her lifelong quest to travel the world; a man will do anything to cure his wife of a horrible sickness; and the chief adviser to the ruler of Talos will align himself with grotesque and otherworldly beings in order to achieve his ambitions.
The Godgame has begun.
“Words themselves can sing… as though music and darkness had been conjured into them, and not just an ordinary darkness, but a delirious, soaring darkness full of menace and mystery. It takes rare talent to wield such magic: Keith Deininger has the gift.”~ Robert Dunbar, author of The Pines and Willy