The climate apocalypse meets monsters of myth & legend in a heartbreaking new villain origin (short) story. Her secret was supposed to save the world. But when the tide turns against her, there's only one way to keep from going under. Sacrifice. Brilliant academic, driven young professional, cynical wife, and reluctant mother, Maryam Ajera's ambition knows no bounds. She'll do whatever it takes to rise to the top. But when her secret mission to stop the end of the world is hijacked by tragedy, the monstrous intelligence possessing her dying city forces her to choose between surrendering her life or signing on for an eternity of sacrifice. In a city overrun by monsters, she's not the only one who'll pay the cost. Before her deal with the devil, Maryam Ajera was . . . anything but ordinary. Read the letter she can never send to the son she can never acknowledge confessing the true story of their world before its fall. Discover the unexpected villain origin story of the unearthly Mayor of the Towers of Refuge in this short spinoff to the Threads of Dreams series. Suggested as a companion read, this short story covers events leading up to Blind the Eyes, and can also be enjoyed as a standalone. Ecopunk end of the world fiction for fans of post-apocalyptic, dystopian, antihero fantasy, morally grey characters, and tragic romance. One-click this devastating apocalyptic short story today! Also available in Italian from VirgoBooks Inc. as "Lettera dalla Fine del Mondo."
BookSniffer participates in the Amazon Affiliate program.
We earn a commission when you buy on Amazon.
Use the Booksniffer BookSCAPE system to help other readers narrow down their search.