In a world where strong enough talent can engender magic, the family of the Royal Cartographer stands in a unique position. For these bold relations not only draw the maps, but also explore uncharted territories, expanding and updating the existing knowledge about the world. Only sometimes, drawing a new land can be enough to bring it into being. And when tragedy strikes the family, the tormented dreams of one young woman feed back to the Royal Cartographer himself, sending him slowly mad. And maybe also creating a new land where those dreams have become a tangible reality...
About the Author
Michael A. Stackpole is an award-winning novelist, game designer, computer game designer, podcaster, screenwriter, and graphic novelist. He's had more than forty-five novels published, the best known of those being the "New York Times" bestselling "Star Wars" books "I, Jedi" and "Rogue Squadron". He has an asteroid named after him and, since undertaking to write "Vol'jin: Shadows of the Horde", spends a lot of his spare time "leveling up!"
"[A] sweeping novel of grand schemes, imperial machinations and brave heroes who seek new lands."