Leaving an inn one night, drunk and minding his own business, Horatio is attacked by a giant–and the giant was sent by a woman who knows exactly who Horatio is.
Steampunk note: Described by the publisher as steampunk. The author describes it as 'a bit of a different style than I usually write. It’s got angels, steampunk and heresy, and a bit nastier than my usual sort of thing.' (Source: http://www.davidmcdonaldspage.com/2014/07/story-sale-to-fablecroft-insert-title-here/)
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'Within these pages they discovered monuments to a dying alien race, sentient islands caught like fish, a tree that grows pencils, a baby transformed into a hummingbird, and a steampunk Maori whaling crew.
'They were afraid, as you should be afraid. They saw life, death and the space between; metamorphosis, terrible choices and bitter regrets.