Spoils of War

by Adrian Tchaikovsky
Release date: July 11, 2016
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasyhigh fantasy, short stories

Tales of the Apt is a companion series to the best-selling Shadows of the Apt, gathering together short stories from disparate places and supplementing them with a wealth of new tales written especially for the series. Together, they combine to provide a different perspective, an alternative history that parallels and unfolds alongside the familiar one, filling in the gaps and revealing intriguing backstories for many established characters. A must read for any fan of the Shadows of the Apt books, where epic fantasy meets steampunk and so much more.

“The whole Shadows of the Apt series has been one of the most original creations in modern fantasy” – Upcoming4.me

“A page-turning ride to its superb finale” – FantasyBookCritic

“Tchaikovsky makes a good and enjoyable mix between a medieval looking world and the presence of technology” – Starburst Magazine


  • Introduction by the Author
  • Introduction by the Publisher
  • To Own the Sky
  • Ironclads
  • Spoils of War
  • Camouflage
  • The Shadows of Their Lamps
  • The Dreams of Avaris
  • The Prince
  • Shadow Hunters
  • Sword and Circle
  • Idle Hands
  • An Old Man in a Harsh Season
  • Brass Mantis
  • About the Author
updated 2016-07-18

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