Sorcery Against Caesar: The Complete Simon of Gitta Short Stories

Sorcery Against Caesar: The Complete Simon of Gitta Short Stories

Sorcery Against Caesar: The Complete Simon of Gitta Short Stories

Sorcery Against Caesar: The Complete Simon of Gitta Short Stories



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Simon of Gitta, an escaped slave turned magician, roves the Roman Empire battling dark magic and demons, all the while pursued by Caesar's soldiers. Join Simon as he flees across the ancient world evading cultists and Legionaries, outwitting sorcerers and Centurions, and fighting gladiators and gods, even the deities of the Cthulhu Mythos. Yet all these foes cannot prepare him for his greatest challenge: the pursuit of his lost soul-mate Helen, a love so deep even death can't stand in its way for long.

These stories were one of the inspirations for the Cthulhu Invictus campaign for the Call of Cthulhu role playing game by Chaosium.

Enjoy sixteen stories combining superbly researched historical fiction with sword & sorcery and Lovecraftian horror, including:

The Sword of Spartacus
The Fire of Mazda
The Seed of the Star-God
The Blade of the Slayer
The Throne of Achamoth
The Emerald Tablet
The Soul of Kephri
The Ring of Set
The Worm of Urakhu
The Curse of the Crocodile
The Treasure of Horemkhu
The Secret of Nephren-Ka
The Scroll of Thoth
The Dragons of Mons Fractus
The Wedding of Sheila-Na-Gog
The Pillars of Melkarth
Vengence Quest (poetry)

Product Details

BN ID: 2940162708698
Publisher: Pickman's Press
Publication date: 12/22/2020
Series: Simon of Gitta Chronicles , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Richard L. Tierney (1936 - ), the primary author of the Simon of Gitta tales, is a poet, author, and editor of adventure fiction, mainly in the realm of dark fantasy. Since his mid-teens, he has been both a fan and scholar of H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, and other great names from the pulp fiction era. In 2010, he was nominated for the Science Fiction Poetry Association’s Grandmaster Award. Richard is currently enjoying his retirement in his house, “the hermitage,” in the Corn Steppes of northern Iowa.

Robert M. Price is an American theologian and writer, and the author of a number of books on theology and the historicity of Jesus. As editor of the journal Crypt of Cthulhu and of a series of Cthulhu Mythos anthologies, Price has been a major figure in H. P. Lovecraft scholarship and fandom for many years.

Glenn Rahman, in the ’70s and ’80s, was a frequent pre-computer era contributor to the semi-pro scene, such as Fantasy Crosswinds, Eldritch Tales, and Crypt of Cthulhu. Mr. Rahman’s HPL-inspired novel Heir of Darkness was released from New Infinities Productions, Inc., followed in 2001 when Sidecar Books of Minneapolis, MN published his Gardens of Lucullus, a Cthulhu Mythos novel in collaboration with Richard L. Tierney.
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