Servant of the Underworld: Obsidian and Blood Trilogy, Book I

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9780007346547: Servant of the Underworld: Obsidian and Blood Trilogy, Book I

Year One-Knife, Tenochtitlan the capital of the Aztecs. The end of the world is kept at bay only by the magic of human sacrifice. A Priestess disappears from an empty room drenched in blood. Acatl, High Priest, must find her, or break the boundaries between the worlds of the living and the dead.

Aliette De Bodard is the hottest rising star in world SF and Fantasy, blending ancient crimes with wild imagination. This is her debut novel.

FILE UNDER: Modern Fantasy [The Aztecs / Locked room mystery / Human sacrifice / Destroy the Gods]

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Year One-Knife, Tenochtitlan the capital of the Aztecs. The end of the world is kept at bay only by the magic of human sacrifice. A Priestess disappears from an empty room drenched in blood. Acatl, High Priest, must find her, or break the boundaries between the worlds of the living and the dead.

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Praise for Aliette’s short fiction:
“The plot is concise yet intricate, the dialogue is superb, and the writing flows naturally”
- The Fix, reviewing Lonely Heart (Black Static, 2009)

“Beautifully written… the issue's most compelling and elegantly composed drama.”
- Tangent Online, reviewing Deer Flight (Interzone)

“The quality of de Bodard’s writing shines through”
- The Fix, reviewing Dragon Feasts (Andromeda Spaceways)

“It’s one of those stories where to write too much about it would rob the reader of much of the pleasure.”
- The Fix, reviewing Horus Ascending (Intergalactic Medicine Show)

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Published by Angry Robot (2010)
ISBN 10: 0007346549 ISBN 13: 9780007346547
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