Silk Webs

Silk Webs

The tide of humanity descending on Quadras that the Inquisitors have spent over a year preparing for is days away.

It’s finally come. Can the four-sided city keep it together just a little longer?

That would be hoping for too much.

From seditious sorcery to deadly deals made in dark corners, Quadras has never been more dangerous.

Doughas and Vor have no choice but to dive right into the thick of the action or get dragged under by the current.

But the case gets personal when Doughas’ family is embroiled in the malicious machinations of those willing to do anything to prevent full integration.

The stakes have never been higher for the Inquisitors. When you mess with a father’s children, there’s only one way to deal with the miscreants.


The question isn’t whether Doughas and Vor can set things right, only how much of Quadras will be left when they’re finished.

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About the Author
Aaron D. Schneider

with Michael Anderle

Aaron was born to parents who taught him two very important things: truth matters and imagination is not a crime.

Our protagonist has spent the rest of his life trying to live out those two maxims, much to the chagrin of every unfortunate around him (progenitors included).

As such, by age six or seven, he was writing stories about a dark, reptilian avenger who brought final, painful justice to the guilty- with unsettling illustrations to boot. His beloved and benighted parents realized that budding sociopathy would simply not do, and so they began introducing him to tales of great and good heroes. First the account of a certain carpenter, then a hairy-footed burglar, then a savior lion, and after that point our protagonist was plunging face first and arms out into a world of heroism both real and imagined. While far from a hero himself, he has endeavored to try and capture that same bowed but unbroken spirit that dwells in a dark and ugly world, because that as far as he can tell is what makes it all worth it.

Along this rambling, dreaming way he managed to find a woman he could bamboozle into loving him, and then even have children with, Lord have mercy on them all.

Now Aaron has managed to cram no few exciting jobs and hair-raising experiences into his life so far, and God help him, he hopes for many more. It is these that drive his captured glimpses of something epic. If you have the time you should pull up a chair, grab a beer, light a pipe, or whatever your pre-literary consumption ritual may be and give them a look. It is been said they are truly monstrous, but as any true hero knows, monsters often guard treasure.

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