The Apostles of Doom have arrived!


 

Demons of Astlan

Demons of Astlan is a single book spread out across multiple volumes.  Volumes 1 and 2 are currently available on Amazon in Trade Paperback and Kindle Edition. Volume III is coming January 1, 2017, the Kindle version can be pre-ordered now.   For all books, if you order the Trade Paperback, you get the Kindle Edition for free.

The Apostles of Doom is now available in paperback from CreateSpace.  Go to "The Books Dead Tree Edition" for the link and a coupon code for $7.00 off. (Other coupons for the other books).  Note that CreateSpace charges shipping and the ebook is not included.
 
Turns Out: The "Demon Weed" actually IS a gateway!

A gateway to hell! Literally. Not a metaphor. Now, technically, the place was called "The Abyss" but it was, unequivocally, a street preacher's vision of hell.

And Tom Perkinje, transfer student to Harding High was now trapped in the Abyss after inhaling a grand total of two times. Oh, yeah, he was also a twelve-foot tall demon with hooves, bat-wings, horns, tail, full deal! 

Now, as if that wasn't bad enough, he was also enslaved, against his will, to a group of myopic wizards that had not only mistaken him for a demon on the Astral Plane; but who had bound him to his current demonic form and left him stranded in the Abyss to await their bidding.

He really wished he had not let his new friend Reggie talk him into trying the stupid drug. 



Jenn was a journeyman Thaumaturge at Lenamare's Academy of Wizardry. School was a living hell. Oh, she was learning a lot, thanks to Master Trisfelt, but the Head Master and Head Mistress were insufferable egomaniacs. Head Mistress Jehenna seemed bent on making Jenn miserable with her unrealistic demands and eviscerating criticism.

If this was not bad enough, the Head Master, Lenamare, had gone and gotten in a squabble with another wizard, Exador, and now Exador was marching his army on the school. 

And to top it off, during what was supposed to be a routine classroom demonstration on demon summoning, Lenamare and the class had stumbled upon what they had thought was a minor demon and tried to bind it. 

Unfortunately, it was definitely NOT a minor demon. It was a Greater Demon, something so powerful and Evil that they were almost never conjured onto the Planes of Man. Naturally being Lenamare, The Head Master had insisted on trying to bind it to his will so he could use it to destroy Exador and his army.

So the question was: Would Exador's army ravage and kill her, or would the school's newest defense consume her immortal soul? 
The dishonorable, cheating Forces of Good have been defeated!

Tom Perkinje, the reluctant Greater Demon and recent transplant from Harding NJ to the Abyss has defeated and captured the not-so-valiant Sir Talarius, Knight Rampant of Tiernon and has humiliated and demoralized the army known as the Rod of Tiernon, that helped Talarius cheat in battle with Tom. Unfortunately, to do so, he had had to hack the mana streams between the god Tiernon and his High Priests, and now his buddies are telling him that Tiernon is going to send a Host to investigate this unprecedented event. 

Oh, and the fact that he reversed a Holy Artifact of Tiernon has not gone unnoticed either. The folks upstairs are not pleased. His actions have completely disrupted the plans of not only the Rod of Tiernon, but also the Sky Fleet of Oorstemoth who had thought to bring Tom to justice for illegally destroying the ship trying to obliterate Tom and his friends. The two armies are now looking to unite and rescue Talarius and arrest (permanently) Tom. 

Of course, there are also the three Arch Demons trying to steal a book that Lenamare, Tom’s Accursed Master, stole from Oorstemoth; and whose demon horde had been infesting the wizard city of Freehold.

So Tom has managed to anger both the Forces of Good and the Forces of Evil. However, that pales before his current problem, what exactly does one do with a hostage? 
The Restoration of Glory

After 4,000 years of waiting, Prophecy has been fulfilled!

The Dark Lord Tommus, heir to the Throne of Orcus, has relit Mount Doom in the Abyss! It is time for the Orcs to reclaim their rightful place in the multiverse!

As the orcs rejoice and race to rebuild the connections between their worlds and the Abyss and the alvar gird for war, Tom discovers his new home comes with some unexpected guests--guests who may provide him with leverage in his conflict with the god Tiernon.

Hilda and the avatars of Tiernon work to establish a new base of operations upon the plains of Murgatroy to launch a rescue mission for Talarius.

Meanwhile, aboard Dante's Inferno, Oorstemoth and the Rod invade the Abyss on their joint mission to rescue Talarius and arrest Lord Edwyrd.

Exador needs the assistance of the Storm Lords to destroy Lenamare and the Council of Wizardry and seize The Book once and for all. In return he must first recreate the lost works of the Dark Apostle.

In the Courts, Lilith is preoccupied by a Baron of Chaos who wants to know where hir Maelstrom went.

New in the Library


Earth Date What's New 
 30-Oct-2017   Belatedly added The Undead and the Unlife (V.III Appendix V)
 02-Jan-2017   Added Library of Doom (V.III Appendices)
 22-Sep-2016 Updated Astlan Timeline (including events in The Abyss)
 10-May-2016  Updated the Localverse page with information from Book 3
 10-May-2016 Added orc social structure to the Orcs page.
 9-Dec-2015 Updated the main map in Cartography to add city names to cities in the Wilds of Etonia.  Added the Wilds of Etonia and The House of Narthan family tree.
 7-Dec-2015 Added The Imperial House of Torson to the Cartography section on New Etonia.
 20-Sep-2015  Added The Orcs under the Jötnar
 15-Sep-2015 Updated Who's Who to include many new people from The Heavenly Host. 
 2-Sep-2015 Added page on the Localverse.
 10-April-2015 Added Antefalken's Unofficial Guide to the Court of Princes 
 31-March-2015  First update of several to the Jötnar
23-March-2015 Replaced example daily calendar with full year calendar and add specific begin/end dates for Volume I of DoA. 
10-Mar-2015  Selection of Book II Cast added to Who's Who
30-Oct-2014 Clerics
Church of Tiernon
12-Oct-2014  Pantheons and Gods

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