"This is epic fantasy for readers who appreciate extra helpings of carnage with their backstabbing."―Publishers Weekly
"Stephen Aryan puts the epic into Epic Fantasy. This is a ground-shaking debut, full of fiery promise."
―Den Patrick, author of The Boy with the Porcelain Blade
"A vivid and rousing adventure with the kind of magic that punches you right in the face."―Jen Williams, author of The Copper Promise
"Aryan's battle scenes are visceral masterpieces that transport the reader deep into the melee. Read. This. Book."―Taran Matharu, author of the Summoner series
About the Author
Stephen Aryan was born in 1977 and was raised by the sea in northeast England. After graduating from Loughborough University, he started working in marketing, and for some reason he hasn't stopped. A keen podcaster, lapsed gamer and budding archer, when not extolling the virtues of Babylon 5, he can be found drinking real ale and reading comics.
He lives in a village in Yorkshire with his partner and two cats.