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4.4  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Reason and science gave the Recindian Compact wonders like steam engines, telegraphs, and gunpowder. The world had order. It made sense.

Until one night two multi-colored bands of light split the sky, spanning the horizons like rings around the planet. Soon after, unnatural storms assaulted the Compact's cities. Whispers spread of ghoulish creatures haunting Compact forest
Paperback, 414 pages
Published February 9th 2013 by Createspace (first published January 30th 2013)
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Mar 18, 2013 David rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
Full Disclosure: I was the editor for this book. You can discount what I have to say here in this review but hear me out. I think what I have to say might still sway you.

You can read the description for what the book is about. I'm here to tell you that Steiner did a fantastic job. The world in Zervakan is a clever juxtaposition of one civilization which relies on primitive technology but is well-versed in magic (the Mystics of Beldamark) while the one in which our protagonist hails from is compa
Feb 20, 2013 Rob rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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If I don't think it's amazing, then who will?
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Rob Steiner is the author of CITIZEN MAGUS, the first book in the Journals of Natta Magus series. Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show featured two stories about Natta Magus: “The Oath-Breaker’s Daemon” and “The Cloaca Maxima.” Rob also wrote the alt-history/space opera Codex Antonius series (MUSES OF ROMA, MUSES OF TERRA, and MUSES OF THE REPUBLIC) about a Roman Empire that spawns an in ...more
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