When the gods make war only one side can win, and Joros is determined to be on the right side. He leads a disparate group: a lost and damaged swordsman, a drug-addled mage, and a pair of twins who have secretly survived the edict against them.
Lou Antonelli is a modern speculative fiction author with classic sensibilities, honed by a long career as a newspaperman. His short story “Great White Ship” was a 2013 finalist for the Sidewise Award. He’s had 81 short stories published since 2003.