On a mysterious errand for the Pathfinder Society, Count Varian Jeggare and his hellspawn bodyguard, Radovan, journey to the distant land of Tian Xia, on the far side of the world. When disaster forces him to take shelter in a warrior monastery, "Brother" Jeggare finds himself competing with the disciples of Dragon Temple as he unravels a royal mystery. Meanwhile, Radovan - trapped in the body of a devil and held hostage by the legendary Quivering Palm attack - must serve a twisted master by defeating the land's deadliest champions and learning the secret of slaying an immortal foe. Together with an unlikely army of beasts and spirits, the two companions must take the lead in an ancient conflict that will carry them through an exotic land, all the way to the Gates of Heaven and Hell and a final confrontation with the nefarious Master of Devils! - From fan-favorite author Dave Gross comes a new fantastical adventure set in the award-winning world of the Pathfinder Role playing Game.
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About The Author
DAVE GROSS is the author of the Radovan and the Count novels for Pathfinder Tales. The fifth volume, LORD OF RUNES, arrives from Tor in June 2015.
Dave's previous Pathfinder Tales include PRINCE OF WOLVES, MASTER OF DEVILS, QUEEN OF THORNS, KING OF CHAOS, and LORD OF RUNES. For Privateer Press's Iron Kingdoms, Dave wrote THE DEVIL'S PAY and DARK CONVERGENCE. For the Forgotten Realms he wrote BLACK WOLF and LORD OF STORMWEATHER. His short fiction has also appeared in TALES OF THE FAR WEST; SHOTGUNS VS. CTHULHU; THE LION AND THE AARDVARK; SHATTERED SHIELDS; GODS, MEMES, AND MONSTERS; and other anthologies.
In a past life, Dave edited magazines ranging from DRAGON to STAR WARS INSIDER and AMAZING STORIES. He lives with his wife and their small pack of animals in Alberta, Canada.