“Knowledge in the
absence of wisdom is a dangerous thing.”
Texas archaeology student Nicolas Murray has an ironic fear
of the dead. A latent power connecting him to an ancient order of necromancers
floods his mind with impossible images of battle among hive-mind predators and
philosopher fishmen. When a funeral service leaves him shaken and questioning
his sanity, the insidious power strands him in a land where the sky kills and
earthquakes level cities—a land where the undead serve the living and necromancers
summon warriors from ancient graves to fight in a war that spans life and
If Nicolas masters the Three Laws of Necromancy, he can use
them to get home. But as he learns to raise and purify the dead—a process that
makes him relive entire lifetimes in the span of a moment—the very power that
could bring him home may also prevent his return. For the supreme religious
leader, the Archmage Kagan, has outlawed necromancy, and its practitioners risk
torture and execution.
As warring nations hunt necromancers to extinction,
countless dead in limbo await a purification that may never come.
Nicolas’ power could be his way home—or it could save a
world that wants him dead. Download and start listening now!