The Fecund's Melancholy Daughter
The city is crumbling. Clouds over Nowy Solum have not parted in a hundred years. Gods have deserted their temples. In the last days of a dying city, the decadent chatelaine chooses a forbidden lover, separating twin outcasts and setting them on independent trajectories that might finally bring down the palace. Then, screaming from the skies, a lone god reappears and a limbless prophet is carried through South Gate, into Nowy Solum, with a message for all: beyond the city, something ancient and monumental has come awake.
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In a medieval city called Nowy Solum, abandoned by gods, every citizen is divided into class based on whether they are a red-blooded "hemo" or a have the black ichor of melancholy pumping through ... Read full review