Long ago, a mythical nation known as ‘America’ died in the violence and radiation of the terrorist wars. Now the survivors dwell in a world of ritual and magic where ten dominions struggle for supremacy while a dark power rises to threaten them all.
Vylar Kaftan has published about 40 short stories in places such as Asimov’s, Clarkesworld, and Lightspeed. She was nominated for a Nebula in 2011. She’s the founder of FOGcon, a new sf/f literary convention in the San Francisco Bay Area.