The World is Ending. It’s Their Golden Opportunity.
Cullen Bunn is bringing a new dark fantasy world to life in RAZE: MOTHER, MAIDEN, CRONE. This is the first prose novella in a series, introducing Siris and Kast, a pair of cold-blooded adventurers seeking to profit from the impending apocalypse.Blood soaks the earth. The ground is carpeted in corpses. Carrion birds feast as power-crazed warlords indulge their bloodlust in never-ending battle.
An ancient convent watches over the ceaseless struggle. A sanctuary from war, the Convent of Sacred Visitation offers care, medicine, and healing to any who seek their aid. Within these walls, no creed nor code nor fealty is recognized.
Through the haze of battle, two strangers arrive at the convent’s gates. One is a healer. The other is a warrior. They have treachery, thievery, and murder on their minds.
But lies and betrayal and corruption are not unknown to the Sisterhood of Sacred Visitation. The secrets hidden in the depths of the convent have brought death to many who have sought to bring them into the light.
And an antediluvian evil is stirring in the realm—an ancient hunger roused by the ever-growing miasma of warfare, strife, and slaughter.
The time of the Razing has dawned.
“RAZE is a dark story,” says Bunn. “I also think it’s going to be a hell of a lot of fun. This is a fantasy world, but there are no dragons, dwarves, elves or the like. It’s an even darker version of the Dark Ages, a heavy metal ‘pre-apocalypse,’ if you will. Here we have a world that is so fouled up by hatred and war that the closest thing we have to heroes is a pair of self-destructive, pitiless, malicious monsters. Siris and Kast aren’t seeking redemption. They aren’t putting aside their evil ways for the greater good. They serve their own lusts and desires and all else be damned. And readers will be cheering them on.”
The world of RAZE was created by Cullen Bunn and Shawn Lee. Bunn is writing the novellas.
MOTHER, MAIDEN, CRONE is the first in a series of prose novellas set in the world of RAZE. It is also the first publication in the Pulp Monster line.
"Pulp Monster is an idea I've been tinkering with for a couple of years now," says Bunn. "Short stories and novellas introducing new worlds of fantasy and science fiction and horror. I have fantasy, dark fantasy, and horror stories lined up for this initiative, each introducing new characters and concepts for readers to enjoy. I'm thrilled to finally launch the first title, and there are more on the way!"
The novella will be available on November 27 for Kindle through Amazon. It can be pre-ordered here - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08P26FHV9?ref_=pe_3052080_276849420