CHAINWORLD: QUANTUM ASSASSIN
WRITTEN AS MATT LANGLEY
Do you remember wonder?
Between two impossible worlds, three heroes must rise.
Shryke the warrior, Galdar the curate and Barl the trainee Assassin. Each on a mission that will bring them into collision, not only with each other, but also with an enemy of immense power, the God-Queen.
Chainworld: sixteen planet-sized links with terraformed inner surfaces. Sixteen wholly different environments where science holds sway, or magic, or an uneasy equilibrium ofboth.Sixteen worlds of warriors, mages, and scientists, plasma-soldiers, steam-pirates, airship captains, and the ravaging forces of the God-Queen.
Shryke is a killer who wields secret magic – on the run butsearching for clues to reveal a threat to all reality.
Barl has been kidnapped from the endless vistas of God’s Heart, a mysterious sphere that completely encloses its host star. He is taken on a journey through the vast magical-technological training spaces of the Guild of Assassins. Herehe will be trained not only to kill but also to travel through the spaces between atoms.
When Galdar’s people are massacred by the forces pursuing Shryke, they must find a way up through the atmosphere tothe hidden city controlling all life bringing forces at the centre of Chainworld.
Shryke, Galdar and Barl alone must stand to the Sun Machine and the world beyond the quantum.
BOOK ONE OF THE QUANTUM ASSASSIN TRILOGY