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Author of novels of ill repute and voracious consumer of fantasy and sci-fi books and movies, Scott does his writing in the lush Pacific Northwest city of Vancouver, Washington.
Welcome to New Port Praxle, the gem of the Farlaxian Empire. Where airships and steam trains transport you to the far reaches of the world. Where magic and science are the same.
A place where you can find anything you want…for the right price.
You wouldn’t know it to see him now, but Sterling Shade was once a prodigy enchanter, and a powerful and respected wizard. Partnered with the most talented tinker in the empire, he had it all – a beautiful and talented fiancée and a promising life ahead. Until the unthinkable murder of his father and his bride-to-be sent him spinning.
Now, ten years later, Sterling is a drunk. He lives a life of debauchery and excess, contracting as a mage for hire for the seedy underworld of the city.
He has no plans to change his lecherous and carefree ways.
But when a whore at a brothel called Ruby’s Place is brutally murdered, Sterling is tasked with following the clues.
Little does he know, he’s about to come face to face with the past he’s been trying so desperately to forget.
Misery doesn’t love company. It loves revenge!
Vindin Stonefist is a scholar and a master of the arts of warcraft. He is kind and intelligent and wants nothing more than to become a productive part of human society. But alas, Vindin isn’t human, and his monstrous appearance makes him the target of angry, murderous mobs wherever he goes.
After being run out of his latest home, Vindin stumbles upon Beronius Avertine, a disgraced paladin of Antrol, living isolated in the woods. Vindin learns that Beronius has been cursed and lives as a recluse to keep from harming innocents by the full moon.
They soon discover that they have much in common and formulate a plan to seek the one who afflicted Beronius in hopes of curing him. Along the way they are joined by a rogue prince, named Conlin, and a powerful mage named Avidrea.
Together they travel to the distant kingdom of Pyrones to kill the evil Duke Harrin with hopes of removing the paladin’s curse.