The Clockwork Kingby Simon Kewin
The Clockwork King – a Fantasy Novella
The search for the Clockwork King...
When Siggurd is given a task to perform by the Wirfather, he knows he is being sent to his death in punishment for his sins. For the Wirfather instructs him to track down and capture the Clockwork King of Pirathia, the fabled silver and brass homunculus Borealis Banderwar.
It is an impossible task, but Siggurd has no choice but to try...
A fantasy novella set in the world of the three miraculous homunculi of Endest.
Also contains two bonus fantasy short stories: Threads and A Midwinter Sacrifice.
“Siggurd is immediately sympathetic and the silver and brass homunculus is a wonder. Well written with fine details and thoughtful.”
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Simon is a British fantasy and sci/fi writer, with over a hundred short stories published in a wide variety of magazines, including Analog and Nature. He’s the author of the Cloven Land fantasy trilogy, cyberpunk sci/fi thriller The Genehunter and the steampunk Gormenghast Engn saga.
Some of his books are available to download for free – and there are more if you sign up to his newsletter. He’s a member of the British Fantasy Society and the Untethered Realms collective.
He was born in the Year of the Dragon. He still thinks digital watches are a pretty neat idea.