Author(s): A. J. Smith
In the court of every city in the lands of Ro, a sorceress sits. And in the minds of that city's people, each sorceress weaves a song. She and her sisters sing of the liberation of the land, the taming of the highland tribes, and the birth of a precious new race: the children of a dead god. Of course, they do not sing of the death of young Prince Christophe at the hands of that god. Particularly as his replacement dances so well to their tune. Yet all songs have an end. An ending speeded when the assassin Rham Jas Rami accepts a commission from Bromvy Black Guard, traitor duke of Canarn. The rebellion of Ro has begun...Please note: Great care has been taken to make sure this ebook is both beautiful and highly functional.
'Like Martin crossed with Lovecraft.' Scifi Now. 'Interesting and enticing. Thrusts you towards the next instalment.' SFX. 'Sieges, catapults, battles, longswords, beheadings a-plenty, profanity and rather bloody mayhem. Brilliant.' SFFWorld.
A. J. Smith spent twelve years devising The Long War cycle. When not living in the Lands of Ro, he works in secondary education.