After Prince of Wolves, Pathfinder Tales editor James Sutter asked me to pitch another novel. At first I was torn between writing a novel featuring Azra from Prince of Wolves or continuing the story of Radovan & the Count. At that time, James was game for pitches featuring either. Ultimately, I decided it was better […]
Writer and recovering editor. Author of Lord of Runes, releasing June 16. Former teacher, technical writer, and magazine editor. Previously worked at GEnie, TSR, Wizards of the Coast, Paizo Publishing, and a few other very nerdy-cool places. Maybe we met at a convention.
The Runelords were powerful wizard-kings who ruled over ancient Thassilon after the demise of King Xin. Some or all of them may have found means to survive the cataclysm of Earthfall.
The Pathfinder Society is an organization of explorers (or trouble-makers) and archaeologists (or grave-robbers). Several of the group’s most prominent members have parted ways with the organization after conflicts with its secretive inner circle known as the Decemvirate.
While I’ve written before about earliest Radovan & the Count stories, I recall more anecdotes every time I “research” for the latest. For the struggle of finding the right voices and style for the novel—as well as influences from Universal Horror movies and other places—see that earlier post. Today I’d like to remember why I chose the setting […]