Ing a look rom the opposite end of the wars and the struggles gives one hope that the bad guy will come out victoriousI loved it and look Gray Bishop forward to Scott continuing on with this series Very good interplay between the Orcs And very well crafted viewpointrom the Orcs They re bastards you don t exactly want them to win but they are doing what they do because it s what they do There is enough tension created that you want to ollow them through it regardless of outcom. Inst a sorceress and her eerie minionsOden's action scenes are rich with crackling vitality and his pacing is top notch One of the best adventure writers working today Howard Andrew Jones author of Desert of SoulsIt’s an Orc story set in the shared world of Tharduin a little over 6000 words 20 page.
D things a bitcomplicated Giving away anything would be a spoiler Excellent story give it a read PS I thought Amarante was some beautiful goddess Or a maiden at least Damn you Mr Oden An exciting tale of Orcs and sorcery I really enjoyed the writing in this one It definitely helps if you know some things about the Orc background or this story as well A different approach than what I m used to ocusing the story on what would normally be considered the antagonist Tak. Se or the relentless hail of stone arrow ire and spear Siphäis became a city of ghosts a battleground between Human insurgents and the Butcher's hordeWhen his patrol is ambushed and destroyed by Liar foul magick the Orc captain Kraibag joinsorces with Muzgaash a solitary Witch Hound to exact revenge aga.
This short story was provided to me by the author in exchange Noir for an honest review Amarante is another blood soaked tale of orcs human rebels andell sorcery written in the manner of good old Renovate: Changing Who You Are by Loving Where You Are fashioned sword and sorcery Itollows the exploits of orc captain Kraibag after most of his Gaffer famed company is torn to shreds by a cabal of rebel cultists He and a brutish Witch Hound named Muzgaash chase the culprit through the dark plague stricken streets of Siph is only toin. Siphäis the Jewel of Pelassia Once the city boasted a population of well over ive hundred thousand sprawling as it did over the east and west banks of the sluggish Aornus River Then came the Orcs of the Zhrokari Mountains led by the Butcher Fakh ThalHalf the city died in the siege of starvation disea.
Scott Oden was born in Indiana but has spent most of his life shuffling between his home in rural North Alabama a Hobbit hole in Middle earth and some sketchy tavern in the Hyborian Age He is an avid reader of fantasy and ancient history a collector of swords and a player of tabletop role playing games When not writing he can be found walking his two dogs or doting over his lovely wife Sh