From the Author
Reiksguard is the kick-off novel in the new Empire Army series in which each novel will highlight a different element of the Empire's battleline. It features an in-depth look at the inner workings of the Emperor's own bodyguard, their code, training, and their fighting style, which is based upon the works of real-world late-medieval fightmasters. It also includes famous Empire characters such as Reiksmarshal Kurt Helborg and the Emperor Karl Franz himself.
About the Author
Richard Williams was born in Nottingham, UK and was first published in 2000. He has written fiction for a range of publications on such diverse topics as gang initiation, medieval highwaymen and arcane religions.
In his spare time, he is a theatre director and actor. He has written three books, including the novel Relentless published by the Black Library, and had his work printed in Inferno!, The Oxford and Cambridge May Anthologies and in the anthology Status: Deadzone.