Two young necromancers-in-training accept the invitation of Victon Mordenheim to aid him in his research. Mordenheim, man of science, wishes to revive his dead wife and funnel her essence into a new living receptacle. The newcomers' consternation is brought to a head when one of them, a lovely young woman, is kidnapped by Adam, Mordenheim's creation, who swears to kill her should they pursue their plans. From then on it's a race across the ice, battling lycanthropes, vengeful Vistani, and the dark forces themselves, as the young necromancers try to escape the dark domains.
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Chet Williamson (born 1948) is an American author of books and over a hundred short stories published in The New Yorker, Playboy, Esquire, and many other magazines and anthologies.
Williamson was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania, receiving a B.S. in 1970, and went on to be a teacher at public schools in Cleveland, Ohio, then he became a professional actor before becoming a freelance writer in 1986.
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