By S. Andrew Swann
(DAW, Mass Market Paperback, 9780756402143, 384pp.)
Publication Date: May 4, 2004
Categories: Science Fiction - General
College student Nate Black is a top-notch computer hacker. But he's long since stopped the kind of hacking that could put him behind bars. Under the guise of his user i.d., Azrael, he has never been discovered. That is, until Nate gets an anonymous email, after which nothing will ever be the same. He's abducted to an alien world, where magic is the rule, the gods are all too real, and a twist of fate makes him the most valuable pawn in a terrifying game of power.
"A provocative world of deadly enchantment in which the dirty game of politics remains the biggest threat of all."—Locus
"A good energetic mystery, with a complicated plot and lots of chasing-down-the-leads fun."—Cleveland Plain Dealer