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James Lafond Sutter is the Fiction Editor for Paizo Publishing and a co-creator of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game campaign setting. He is the author of the novel Death's Heretic, which Barnes & Noble ranked #3 on its list of Best Fantasy Releases of 2011, and which was a finalist for the 2012 Compton Crook Award for Best First Novel. He's also written numerous short stories for such publications as Escape Pod, PodCastle, Starship Sofa, Apex Magazine, Black Gate, and the #1 Amazon bestseller Machine of Death. His anthology Before They Were Giants pairs the first published short stories of science fiction and fantasy luminaries with new interviews and writing advice from the authors themselves. In addition, he's published a wealth of gaming ...more

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Death's Heretic

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The Redemption Engine

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Pathfinder Campaign Setting...

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Pathfinder Chronicles: City...

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Faithful Servants

3.63 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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The Compass Stone: The Coll...

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“Religion doesn't just cloud our minds. It asks us to deliberately deceive ourselves-- to replace reason with its opposite, faith. And when men operate on faith, they can no longer be reasoned with, which makes them more dangerous than any sane man, good or evil.”
James L. Sutter, Death's Heretic

“A man without reason is no better than a mad dog, and mad dogs must be put down for the good of everyone.”
James L. Sutter, Death's Heretic

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