The long-awaited prequel to LUCIAN: DARK GOD'S HOMECOMING! Volume 2 in the ABOVE series and a part of the vast SHATTERING/LEGIONS saga Cosmic gods are born as alien agendas are revealed, mighty star fleets clash and the galaxy stands on the brink of annihilation! This book tells the story of the earliest days of the SHATTERING saga, revealing the age before the gods of the Golden City--and the origins of the mightiest beings in the galaxy. On the very eve of his conquest of the Seven Worlds of Man, an assassin has struck down General Constantine Baranak. Now his son, Gaius, has formed an alliance with a mysterious being who walks between worlds to track down those responsible for the murder. But this enigmatic figure possesses dark secrets one else kws, and pursues an agenda all his own. When the true threat is at last revealed, the two will have to battle the enemy side by side before the dreams of alien conquerors seeking godhood bring about the destruction of all that is... Plexico is master of Space Opera. -Pulp Fiction Reviews If adventure has ather name, it must be Van Allen Plexico. --David Michelinie, writer of the Avengers, Iron Man and Spider-Man The SHATTERING/LEGIONS Saga: LUCIAN: DARK GOD'S HOMECOMING (The Above: 1) BARANAK: STORMING THE GATES (The Above: 2) HAWK: HAND OF THE MACHINE (Shattered Galaxy: 1) LEGION I: LORDS OF FIRE LEGION II: SONS OF TERRA LEGION III: KINGS OF OBLIVION The Legion Chronicles 1: COLD LIGHTNING Learn more about the Shattering/Legions Saga at http: //www.whiterocketbooks.com/shattering
Van Allen Plexico writes and edits New Pulp, science fiction, fantasy, and nonfiction analysis and commentary for a variety of publishers. He won the 2015 Pulp Factory Award for Novel of the Year for Legion III: Kings of Oblivion, the 2015 Pulp Factory Award for Anthology of the Year for Pride of the Mohicans, and the 2012 PulpArk/NewPulp Award for Best New Pulp Character. The first volume in this series, Legion I: Lords of Fire, was a finalist for Novel of the Year in the 2014 Pulp Factory Awards and the New Pulp Awards. His best-known works include Lucian, Hawk, the Assembled! books, and the groundbreaking and #1 New Pulp Best-Selling Sentinels series-the first ongoing, multi-volume cosmic superhero saga in prose form. In his spare time he serves as a professor of political science and history.