By Mark Hodder
An unique event from the writer of the Philip ok. Dick Award winning—Burton & Swinburne series
A story of fine AND EVIL, the place nor is WHAT IT SEEMS!
Aiden Fleischer, a bookish priest, reveals himself transported to an alien global. With him is pass over Clarissa Stark, a crippled hunchback of remarkable skill, wronged via an aristocrat and forged out via society.
On the planet Ptallaya, less than vivid, yellow suns, they come across the Yatsill, a race of enthusiastic mimics who form their society after impressions picked up from Clarissa's brain. making a fake London, the alien creatures sign up Clarissa of their Council of Magicians and Aiden within the urban shield. yet why does the peaceable urban require guards? After an afternoon that, in earthly phrases, has lasted for months, the reply comes, for on the earth with out evening, a pink sunlight additionally rises, and brings with it a harmful evil.
The Blood Gods! Hideous creatures, they reason Aiden to confront his personal inner darkness whereas attempting to defend his pal and his new home.
With a pointy eye for interval aspect and a wealthy mind's eye, Mark Hodder establishes a weirdly twisted model of Victorian London on a convincingly discovered alien global and employs them to take on a profound mental and ethical query. A pink sunlight additionally Rises breaks new flooring via combining the sword and planet style with Victorian steampunk whereas including an edgy mental twist.
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