At great cost, Rowen and his companions have healed the breach in the Dragonward, only to learn, too late, that a potent enemy has already slipped through. That enemy is none other than Nekiel himself — the one foe even Fâyu Jinn failed to slay. Once more, the companions must brace for a battle of epic proportions, rife with the knowledge that not all of them will survive.
An active member of the SFWA, Michael Meyerhofer's debut fantasy novel, Wytchfire (Book I in the Dragonkin Trilogy), was published by Red Adept Publishing, and went on to win the Whirling Prize and a Readers Choice nomination from Big Al's Books and Pals. The sequels, Knightswrath and Kingsteel, are out now - along with The Dragonward, Book I in the sequel Godsfall Trilogy. His stories and poems have appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Orson Scott Card's InterGalactic Medicine Show, Strange Horizons, Planet Magazine, and many other journals.
He received his BA from the University of Iowa and his MFA from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. An avid weightlifter, medieval weapons collector, and unabashed history nerd, he currently lives, teaches, and inhabits various coffee shops around Fresno, CA.