This first half of the adventures of Fauston and Ramid, followers the necromancer and his assistant, to the cold and barbaric reaches of Shan. Here Fauston is paid to help an ambitious warlord to conquer his neighbors and create a kingdom. To do this Fauston supplies Lord Brekka with undead soldiers. But darker magic lurks in the secret black book Fauston hides under his bed. G. W. Thomas begins here an epic tale of necromantic magic and epic battles that will come together in one series called The Gods Have Left Us. This story originally appeared in Swords of Fire 1.
About the Author
G. W. Thomas has been publishing since 1987 and has appeared in hundreds of magazines, books, ezines and podcasts. He has written non-fiction for Writer's Digest, The Writer and Black October Magazine. These days he contributes articles to Innsmouth Free Press as well as publishes the daily micro-fiction newsletter FLASHSHOT. He is also one of the editors/artists of DARK WORLDS, a modern-day Pulp magazine. He has been a champion for ebooks since 1999 and was brought to tears a few months ago when he saw his first TV ad for ebooks. It's been a long road, folks.