Freely downloadable booklet Extracts from the Book of Shadow to celebrate the release of the Dark shall do what Light cannot paperback edition

Today sees the release of the paperback edition of the Dark shall do what Light cannot by Sanem Ozdural. In that book we are taken to Pera, meet Shadow its soul, and discover the Book of Shadow which is fundamental to the life of every Peran.

Artwork: Alison Buck
Artwork: Alison Buck

To the non-Pera born Shadow may be elusive and the Book of Shadow too big to comprehend. With the help of two of their Immortals, LiGa have produced an initiation of sorts into the mind and soul of Pera. Orion (Imm.) provides an introduction to Shadow, while Roland Griffith S.J. (Imm.) offers us a personal selection from the Book of Shadow. Thanks to the generosity of LiGa, we are delighted to be able to make this LiGa pamphlet, Extracts for the Book of Shadow available for free download.

Shadow is one of the most enthralling beings ever created in modern speculative fiction

Seregil of Rhiminee, Risingshadow

Extracts from The Book of Shadow, is now available for free download, click here for details and download links.


The Darkened Sky

With the arrival of the Winter Solstice, it seems appropriate to share this poem from Sanem Ozdural. It is taken from the Book of Shadow, a collection of stories, poems, songs, sayings that are attributed to Shadow. Who is Shadow? Shadow is the soul of Pera. Where is Pera? It is the most beautiful, vibrant, free place you could ever know. But it is completely hidden behind the Light Veil. No one from this world can see beyond the Veil, nor can they cross it. No one, that is, apart from the occupants of a very special ship called the Flying Fish captained by the formidable Patron. To find out more about Patron, the Flying Fish, Pera and especially Shadow you’ll need to read Sanem Ozdural’s new book the Dark shall do what Light cannot, the second book in the LiGa series, which will be published by Elsewhen Press next Spring. In the meantime just enjoy The Darkened Sky:

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