By Joseph Brassey, Cooper Moo, Mark Teppo, Angus Trim
The loss of life of the fearsome Ögedei Khan has introduced the Mongol invasion of the West to an abrupt halt. Exhausted, affected by uncertainty and self-doubt, and reeling from betrayal through certainly one of their very own, the surviving Shield-Brethren fight throughout a frozen, shattered barren region to come back domestic after their determined conflict in Mongolia.
Their undertaking is complete—Christendom has been saved—but new and bad questions hang-out every one member of the corporate: Are they heroes or villains? or simply pawns in a bigger video game, trapped in a global long gone mad within the wake of the unspeakable devastation visited upon it by means of the Mongol horde?
And such a lot poignant of all, where—and what—is “home” now, and what's going to be their position on this planet they fought to defend?
Katabasis, a brand new novel within the acclaimed Foreworld Saga, follows the survivors as they fight to confront their very own fears and choose who they honestly are—and whom they'll eventually serve.
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