Down Among the Dead Men
Simon R. Green
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In a fort on the edge of civilization, an ancient evil has awoken
Ten years after the Demon War, the wounds of the Forest Kingdom are finally beginning to heal. Deep in the Darkwood, on the border between two long-feuding territories, a fort has been erected to keep the peace. But a month ago, the soldiers inside stopped speaking to the outside world. Have they come under attack, or is something more sinister at work?
Led by the adventure-hungry warrior Duncan MacNeil, a party of Rangers is sent to investigate. With a witch, a swordsman, and a powerful eight-fingered woman at his side, MacNeil steps into the deserted fort—and discovers a massacre. The gory scene suggests that the soldiers turned on one other, but the witch has an alternate theory. Beneath this newly built fort, she senses an ancient evil, a power older than the Kingdom itself, about to trap them in the dark.
“If they’re making fantasy adventure much better than this, I don’t know about it.” —Science Fiction Chronicle on Beyond the Blue Moon
“As always Green provides plenty of spectacular violence and some spectacular wonders.” —Locus on Beyond the Blue Moon
“Very satisfying.” —Wiltshire Times on Beyond the Blue Moon
Simon R. Green is the New York Times–bestselling author of Blue Moon Rising, Beyond the Blue Moon, the Adventures of Hawk & Fisher, the Novels of the Nightside, the Secret Histories Novels, and the Ghost Finders Novels. He is a resident of Bradford-on-Avon in England.
- Category: Epic
- Published: Dec 17, 2013
- Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
- Seller: OpenRoad Integrated Media, LLC
- Print Length: 224 Pages
- Language: English